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Robert C. Hareford

March 10, 2003

INWOOD, W.Va. - Robert Clarence Hareford, 82, of 22 Angle Drive, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Oct. 6, 1920, in Hagers-town, he was the son of the late John William Hareford and Lillian Rosella Green Hareford Spielman.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Marie Staley Hareford, in 1990.

He was employed by Fairchild Aircraft for 23 years in Hagers-town. He retired as a local business owner in the Hagerstown area.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European and African theaters.

He was a Protestant.

He was a member of Dixon Troxell Post 211 American Legion of Funkstown and the AARP.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine M. Shade Hareford, whom he married Jan. 18, 1991; one stepdaughter, Debra K. Kesecker of Hedgesville, W.Va.; two stepsons, Gary L. Shade and Charles D. Shade, both of Inwood; one brother, Donald Hareford of St. Louis; nine ste-grandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lillian M. Schultz and Helen L. Miller; and two brothers, William Hareford and Charles L. Hareford.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. The Rev. Oscar Motilal will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport, with military honors by the Veterans Combined Honor Guard of Martinsburg, W.Va.

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

Memorial donations may be made to New Beginning Full Gospel Church, 2671 Williamsport Pike, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

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