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Obituaries for 1/12

January 13, 2003

Robert H. True Sr.

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Robert H. True Sr., 63, of Great Cove Road, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at his home.

Born Sept. 8, 1939, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Hollis Watson and Mary Elizabeth Manuel True.

He retired in 1993 from Local Millwright Union 1548 in Baltimore.

He was of the Baptist faith.

He was a member of Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion of Hancock where he was chairman of the board.

He was a member of VFW of McConnellsburg, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, E. Jane Harr True, whom he married July 17, 1992; a daughter, Jamie Hayes of Westminster, Md.; a son, Robert H. True Jr. of Baltimore; two sisters, Maxine Clark of Hancock and Shirley J. Sullivan of Baltimore; a brother, James True of Baltimore; two grandchildren; three nieces; and three nephews.

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Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. Doug Poffenberger will officiate. Burial will be in Holly Hills Memorial Garden, Middleriver, Md.

The family will receive friends today and Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open Monday at 2 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Franklin-Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Paul E. Long Sr.

KEEDYSVILLE - Paul Edwin Long Sr., 81, of Keedysville, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro.

Born April 26, 1921, in Middletown, Md., he was the son of the late Nellie Routzahn and Leslie H. Long Sr.

He retired in 1982 from the Maryland State Highway Administration in Boonsboro.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific.

He was a member of Tri-State Church of God in Boonsboro.

He is survived by his wife, Della Louise Griffith Long, whom he married in 1948; a daughter, Bernice L. Lloyd of Keedysville; two sons, Paul E. Long Jr. and Roger C. Long, both of Boonsboro; two sisters, June Marsh of Middletown and Viola Bussard of Frederick, Md.; two brothers, Leslie H. Long Jr. of Middletown and James Long of Knoxville, Md.; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Eleanor Blickenstaff, Betty Doub, Marceline Miller and Iona Grossnickle; three brothers, Maurice Long, Austin Long and Huey Long; and a half-brother, Lewis Greenwalt.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. The Rev. Scott Varney will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Keedysville, with graveside military honors by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.




Douglas C. Saum

Douglas Cooper Saum, 78, of 1027 Valleybrook Drive, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

Born Feb. 23, 1924, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Frederick Rhodes and Anna Laura Cooper Saum.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army 94th Infantry Division as a scout in the European Theater. He received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.

He was the president of Saum's Jewelers.

He was a member of Medairy Lodge 140 AF&AM and Ali Ghan Shrine.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Mesner Saum; two daughters, Anna Jacobs of Great Falls, Va., and Susan Saum-Wicklein of Gettsyburg, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Julian Saum.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. Albert Clipp will officiate.

Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, where a memorial service will be conducted by Medairy Lodge 140 AF&AM at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Rescue Service, P.O. Box 22, Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Evelyn G. Hovermale

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Evelyn G. Hovermale, 93, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, in Winchester, Va.

Born Nov. 28, 1909, in Morgan County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert W. and Pearl C. Henry Henry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hovermale, in 1981.

She retired from Cacapon State Park in Berkeley Springs from the house keeping department, at the age of 84. She also worked for National Fruit in Winchester and the family Birch Grove Tomato Canning Co. formerly in Berkeley Springs.

She was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church in Berkeley Springs.

She is survived by two daughters, Jean M. Pope of Winchester and Shirley H. Bohrer of Berkeley Springs; three brothers, Joe Henry, Leroy Henry and David Henry, all of Berkeley Springs; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert E. Henry.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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