Obituaries for 2/6

February 06, 2003

Paul S. Eichelberger

LARGENT, W.Va. - Paul Stephen Eichelberger, 56, of Largent, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at his home.

Born May 3, 1946, in Lebanon, Pa., he was the son of the late Paul Junior and Bertha Ruth Murray Eichelberger.

He was a 1964 graduate of Lebanon High School.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 until his honorable discharge as a Disabled American Veteran in 1970. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, among others.

He was a Protestant.

He was a member of Harley Bohrer American Legion Post 128 of Paw Paw, W.Va., VFW Post of Lebanon and DAV.


He is survived by one sister, Deborah J. Eichelberger of Pennsylvania; one brother, Dennis R. Eichelberger of Lebanon; and one niece.

Graveside services with military honors will be Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Indiantown Gap, Pa.

Memorial donations may be made to Teen Challenge, P.O. Box 98, Rehrersburg, PA 19550.

Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Nita N. McIntire

FROSTBURG, Md. - Nita Naomi McIntire, 86, of Frostburg Village Assisted Living, and formerly of Cumberland, Md. and Waynesboro, Pa., died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Cumberland.

Born June 2, 1916, in Jack's Mountain, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James Edwin and Catherine Ray Heyser McIntire.

She was a graduate of Waynesboro High School.

She was employed by Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro for 45 years, retiring in 1982.

She was a member of Apostolic Church of Greenstone, Greenstone, Pa.

She is survived by one daughter, Lois A. Shriner of Frostburg; three granddaughters, Donna A. Shriner, Katherine A. Folk and Julie A. Kontsis; one great-granddaughter; one great-grandson and two stepgreat-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, infant Pauline McIntire, infant Irene McIntire, Viola P. Kipe and Kathryn R. Webb.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Pastor Eugene M. Cline will officiate. Burial will be in Fairfield Union Cemetery, Fairfield, Pa.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Apostolic Church of Greenstone, 2509 Ironsprings Road, Fairfield, PA 17320.

Emma C. Stine

BOONSBORO - Emma Catherine "Katy" Stine, 94, of 141 S. Main St., and formerly of 20550 Park Hall Road, Rohrersville, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro.

Born March 15, 1908, in St. James, she was the daughter of the late Samuel F. and Emma E. Shepley Forsythe.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira J. Stine, in 1963.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church at Locust Grove, and attended True Blue Sunday School Class.

She is survived by three sisters, Edith O. Miller and Hester L. Wilson, both of Hagerstown, and Clover R. Stringfellow of Elks, Va.; one brother, Maurice E. Forsythe of Hagerstown; two grandchildren and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Evelyn J. Hutzell and Betty M. Miller; and one granddaughter.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. The Rev. Joseph I. Donovan III will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery at Locust Grove.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Howard Myers

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Howard William "Bill" Myers, 72, of Charles Town, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, in Nashville, Tenn.

Born May 17, 1930, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late Howard S. Myers and E. Louise Hill Myers.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Jean Ellen Hoffman Myers.

He was a 1947 graduate of Massanutten Military Academy, Woodstock, Va.; and a 1952 graduate of Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

He worked for E. I. DuPont Co. in Wilmington, Del., in management positions in the United States and Europe for 31 years, retiring in 1985. From 1985 to 2002, he was a management consultant for the Belcan Corp. of Cincinnati, with offices in Nashville and Charles Town.

He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge 91 of Shepherdstown, a former member of Shenandoah Kiwanis Breakfast Club, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 948 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 1136, among other organizations.

He is survived by two daughters, Donna J. Huffines of Nashville and Carol A. Campisi of San Francisco; one son, Howard W. Myers Jr. of Saugus, Calif.; one brother, David G. Myers of Front Royal, Va.; three granddaughters; three grandsons; four great-grandchildren; and one niece.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town. The Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon will officiate.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Theron H. Spring

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