Obituaries for 1/27

January 27, 2003
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Born in Tuckahoe, Md., she was the daughter of the late Wilbert Perry and Hulda Bertha Andrew Butler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred C. Roth Jr., in 2001.

She was a 1931 graduate of Caroline High School in Denton, Md.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by one daughter, Susan E. Steinweg of Owings Mills, Md.; three sons, Frank D. Roth of Houston, Jan B. Roth of Patuxent River, Md., and Eric S. Roth of Mercersburg, Pa.; eight sisters, Margaret B. Reed, Louise Schmotzer and Doris B. Sharp, all of Denton, Martha B. Marvel and Mary Sewell, both of Easton, Md., Charlotte B. Morris of Richmond, Va., Barbara B. Tortello of Cambridge, Md., and Ruth B. Hearn of Claymont, Del.; three brothers, Wilbert P. Butler Jr. of Roanoke, Va., and Alan Butler and Cornelius Butler, both of Denton; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, William G. Roth; one sister, E. Elizabeth Butler; and four brothers, Jacob A. Butler, Gary Butler, Frederick Butler and George Butler.


Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home, Denton.

Burial will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home in Denton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Wayne D. Mackey Sr.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Wayne D. Mackey Sr., 86, of Providence Place, and formerly of 1052 Orchard Drive, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born July 4, 1916, in Orrstown, Pa., he was the son of the late John Morrow and Jennie Susan Killinger Mackey.

He was a 1934 graduate of Tressler Lutheran Home in Loysville, Pa.

He was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Chambersburg, retiring in 1972. Earlier, he worked as a machinist for the former Fairchild Industries in Hagerstown.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was a Lutheran.

He was a former member of Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Betty A. Graham Mackey, whom he married Jan. 27, 1943; two daughters, Devonna Smith of Butler, Pa., and Susan Bush of Manitou Springs, Colo.; one son, Wayne D. Mackey Jr. of Chambersburg; one sister, Isabel V. Shatzer of Chambersburg; six grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.

Services will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Charles F. Tolbert will officiate.

Private burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Children's Aid Society, 255 Miller St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Thorl L. Kees

HALFWAY - Thorl Lee "Boh" Kees, 75, of 10909 Clinton Ave., died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at his home.

Born Jan. 8, 1928, in Pinesburg, he was the son of the late Allen Camel and Mary Orinda Potts Kees.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Ann Morosko Kees, in 1997.

He attended Penn State University in Mont Alto, Pa., studying heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and drafting.

He was a self-employed heat and air-conditioning technician for more than 15 years. Earlier, he was employed by Grove Inc. in Shady Grove, Pa., and JLG Industries in McConnellsburg, Pa.

He served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army during World War II, in the 82nd Airborne Division in Korea and with the 87th Regimental Combat Team.

He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Williamsport.

He was a Scout leader for the Boy Scouts of America and achieved the Order of the Arrow.

He was a member of Potomac American Legion Post 202 and Conococheague Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84, both of Williamsport; and W.D. Byron VFW Post 1936 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 694, both of Hagerstown.

He is survived by two daughters, Thorrenna M. Lewis of Oakton, Va., and Theda M. Dofflemyer of Hagerstown; one son, Wayne L. Kees of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one brother, Ike Kees of Halfway; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth O. Kees; and three brothers, Alonzie R. Kees, Bernice E. Kees and Clarence E. Kees.

A memorial service will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsport. The Revs. W. Gregory Martin and Thomas L. Perry will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Paul's Cemetery, Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, which will open at 9 a.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

Shelby J. Walker

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Shelby Jean Walker, 64, of Charles Town, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

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