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Obituaries for 3/27

March 27, 2003

Louise E. McCauley


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Louise E. Poffenberger Minnick McCauley, 81, of 25 N. Potomac St., and formerly of Boonsboro, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Oct. 7, 1921, in Keedysville, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Eleanor Ashbaugh Poffenberger.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, John D. Minnick, in 1980. They were married in 1936. She was preceded in death by her second husband, John E. McCauley, in 1986. They were married in 1983.

She attended Keedysville schools.

She worked as a seamstress for clothing factories in the Washington County area. She tended bar for VFW Post 1936 in Hagerstown and worked as a home-health aide for the Washington County Health Department.

She was a member of VFW Post 1936 Ladies Auxiliary of Hagerstown, and was a past Maryland state president of the Women's Auxiliary to the Military Order of Cooties. She was a member of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of Clear Spring, South Chapter AARP 2977 of Waynesboro and Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary.

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She was active at the Waynesboro Senior Citizen Center and participated in Trinity House activities.

She is survived by one son, Ray Minnick of Waynesboro; two granddaughters, Dorlisa Minnick of Smithsburg and Heather Minnick of Baltimore; two stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-grandson; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Annalee Poffenberger; one brother, Elmer Poffenberger; two stepdaughters, Catherine Harshman and Mildred Musgrove; one stepson, John D. Minnick II; and her companion, Robert Sigler.

Services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. James T. Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Keedysville.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary, 501 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Harvey D. Harbaugh


GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Harvey Daniel "Danny" Harbaugh, 61, of 11471 Monn Drive, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 1, 1941, in Thurmont, Md., he was the son of Charlotte Virginia Seipler Harbaugh of Thurmont and the late Harvey Elias Harbaugh.

He was a 1960 graduate of Thurmont High School.

He worked for Frederick Trading in Frederick, Md.; Baer Packing in Greencastle as a truck driver and second shift supervisor; and as a manager for Best Auto Supply in Hagerstown.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Linda K. Peck Harbaugh, whom he married Feb. 27, 1962; one daughter, Pamela S. Harbaugh of Hagerstown; four sons, Brian C. Harbaugh of Chambersburg, Pa., Keith E. Harbaugh of Smithsburg, Kevin V. Harbaugh of Chambersburg and Dwayne A. Harbaugh of Greencastle; two sisters, Holly Clabaugh of Thurmont and Toni Harbaugh-Blackforn of Charles Town, W.Va.; one brother, Timothy A. Harbaugh of Arizona; 12 grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Doug Harbaugh; and one granddaughter.

Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. Pastor Brian Leiter will officiate. Burial will be in Brown's Mill Cemetery, Kauffman Station, Pa.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, c/o Joan Goetz, 219 W. Second St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




John H. Graham


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - John H. "Big John" Graham, 76, of 4344 Charlestown Road, died Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Dec. 12, 1926, in Cove Gap, Pa., he was the son of the late Clarence L. and Anna Mary Weller Graham.

He was a self-employed truck driver for 12 years. From 1971-99, he was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Highways. He hauled lumber for local sawmills.

He was a member of Charlestown United Methodist Church of Cove Gap.

He was a member of Men of the Mountain of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Mercersburg Moose Lodge 1790 of Mercersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Ella E. Ehrhart Graham, whom he married Dec. 14, 1944; two daughters, Bonnie M. Amick of Oak Hill, W.Va., and Susan G. Petroski of Shippensburg, Pa.; two sons, Terry L. Graham of Chambersburg and John L. Graham of Mercersburg; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Anna M. Fritz.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg. The Rev. Phyllis J. Bard will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Visitation will be Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Charlestown United Church, Care and Share Fund, P.O. Box 185, Mercersburg, PA 17236.




Olive G. Clopper


Olive G. Clopper, 90, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at her home.

Born April 13, 1912, in Garfield, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roman and Laura V. Kuhn Wolfe.

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