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Obituaries for 2/14

February 14, 2003

Joyce A. Monnett

MAUGANSVILLE - Joyce A. Monnett, 59, of Maugansville, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, in Germantown, Md.

Born July 31, 1943, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Myrna McClelland Mace.

She was employed by ARC of Washington County for 15 years, where she helped with fund-raising events and the Special Olympics.

She was a member of Faith Christian Fellowship in Hagerstown.

She is survived by one daughter, Nicole Draheim of Germantown; two sons, David Monnett and Mark Monnett, both of Hagerstown; two sisters, Myrna Darden of Levittown, Pa., and Patricia McDonough of Virginia Beach, Va.; three brothers, Robert Mace of Cumberland, William Mace of Baltimore and Stephen Mace of LaVale, Md.; one granddaughter; one grandson; and 30 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary T. Mace and John E. Mace.

Services will be Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. Pastor John Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

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The family will receive friends Saturday at noon at the funeral home.




Jacqueline B. Alexander

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Jacqueline Borden Alexander, 63, of Martinsburg, and formerly of Berkeley County, W.Va., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Oct. 18, 1939, in Seattle, she was the daughter of the late Edward Shove and Carry Lane Schuldt Borden.

She was a graduate of Mary C. Wheeler School in Providence, R.I., and attended Penn Hall College in Chambersburg, Pa.

She was a homemaker and an artist.

She is survived by her husband, William T. Alexander; one daughter, Katherine A. Hill; and two grandsons, Jacob Hill and Jeremy Hill.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, Martinsburg. The Rev. David Bicking will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Episcopal Sisters of Charity, P.O. Box 755, Martinsburg, WV 25402.




George A. McNaughton

QUINCY, Pa. - George A. McNaughton, 71, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 101 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at the home.

Born June 20, 1931, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles S. McNaughton and Ruth Miller McNaughton Davis.

He was employed as an equipment specialist at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., where he received his GED. He retired in 1986 after 37 years.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Church of the Brethren.

He was a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 and BPO Elks Lodge 731, both of Waynesboro, and National AARP.

He is survived by cousins.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Wilber J. Davis.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. James M. Lucas will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, with military honors by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 of Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers.




Goldie V. Meyers

Goldie Viola Meyers, 88, of 230 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 14, 1915, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Charles Emerson and Leila Viola Lowman Marker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry David Meyers, in 1955.

She retired in 1976 from the City of Hagerstown's Purchasing Department.

She was a member of St. Matthew's United Methodist Church and Bykota Sunday School Class.

She is survived by one daughter, Peggy A. Reed of Hagerstown; one sister, Ruby M. Morganthall of Smithsburg; and two grandsons.

Services will be private.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

There will be no visitation.




Charles U. Snyder

Charles Umstot Snyder, 97, of 1183 Luther Drive, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.

Born Oct. 5, 1905, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Harvey and Mary S. Lough Snyder.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Snyder, in 1992.

He was a retired farmer. He had been employed by Pangborn Corp. and CSX as a blacksmith.

He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, Conrad Snyder.

Services will Monday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. John W. Schildt will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday at noon at the funeral home.




Ray G. Blair

Ray Gilbert Blair, 71, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

Born April 19, 1931, in Big Spring, he was the son of the late Russell and Venette Grosh Blair.

He worked for Maugansville Elevator and Lumber Co. in the feed mill; and for Rest Haven Cemetery as a groundskeeper.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He attended Hagerstown Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Zentmyer Blair; three daughters, Debbie Moser of Greencastle, Pa., Diana Blair and Kristi Blair, both of Hagerstown; two sons, Brian Blair and Michael Blair, both of Hagerstown; two sisters, Ruth Combs of Florida and Edith Sword of Clear Spring; three brothers, Robert Blair, Harry Blair and Frederick Blair, all of Hagerstown; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Helen Reiff; and two brothers, Richard Blair and Rollin Blair.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. Pastor David Sword will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

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