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Obituaries for 3/31

March 31, 2003

Walter C. Minnick Jr.


BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Memorial services for Walter C. "Walt" Minnick Jr., who died Friday, March 28, 2003, will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Blue Ridge Summit. The Rev. Patrick A. Pierce will officiate.

Arrangements are by Cumberland Valley Crematorium, Waynesboro, Pa.




Norma G. Kendall


McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Norma G. Kendall, 67, of 100 E. Walnut St., died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born July 20, 1935, in Robertsdale, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Norman and Hilda Johnson Witkins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John "Jack" Kendall.

She was a self-employed day-care provider for 40 years.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She is survived by one daughter, Teressa Carter of McConnellsburg; two sons, John M. Kendall II and Daniel R. Kendall, both of McConnellsburg; three sisters, Wanda Brown and Linda Miller, both of Robertsdale, and Edith Lewis Hartman of Hagerstown; one brother, William Watkins of Robertsdale; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg. The Rev. Belvy White will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 2 to 9 p.m., and Tuesday one hour prior to the services.




Ruth N. Wagaman


FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Ruth N. Wagaman, 79, of 797 Knob Hill Road, died Friday, March 28, 2003, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Jan. 1, 1924, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Bessie Baughman McNew.

She was a graduate of the former Chambersburg High School.

She was employed at the former Stanley Co. in Chambersburg, and worked as a cook at Piney Mountain, Fayetteville, and Scotland (Pa.) Elementary School. She also was employed by Knouse Foods at the Musselman Plant in Gardners, Pa.

She was a member of Pond Bank Mennonite Church in Chambersburg.

She is survived by her husband, George R. Wagaman, whom she married Sept. 11, 1941; four daughters, Mary L. Golden, Pamela K. Martin and Judith D. Garner, all of Chambersburg, and Donna M. Yeager of Fannettsburg, Pa.; two sons, George R. Wagaman of Melbourne, Fla., and Timothy J. Wagaman of Fayetteville; one sister, Dorothy Ritter of Fayetteville; two brothers, Jacob McNew and Jack McNew, both of Fayetteville; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by six sisters, Phoebe Brookens, LaRue Brookens, Florence Evans, Mary Cook, Pearl Shildt and Goldie Sullivan; and one brother, Eber McNew.

Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Pond Bank Mennonite Church. The Revs. Marlin E. Ebersole and Meno Sollenberger and Mark Durniak will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, and Wednesday one hour prior to the services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pond Bank Mennonite Church, 6555 Duffield Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Philip H. Perks Jr.


CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Philip H. "Phil" Perks Jr., 79, of Charles Town, died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

Born June 9, 1923, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late Philip H. Perks Sr. and Ethel Virginia Slusher Perks.

His wife, Dorothy "Dot" H. Perks, died Feb. 28, 2001.

He was a 1942 graduate of Charles Town High School and attended West Virginia University.

He retired in 1990 from Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) National Historical Park, and had been employed as manager of the Sportsman Motor Lodge in Charles Town.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving with the 365th Medical Battalion in the European Theater.

He was a member of Charles Town Baptist Church.

He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 948 in Charles Town, and 365th Regimental Association.

He is survived by one daughter, Dottie P. Marshal of Arlington, Va.; two sons, P. Douglas Perks of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Dewey H. Perks of Potomac Falls, Va.; two sisters, Dorothy Blue of Leetown, W.Va., and Jean Griffith of Shepherdstown; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Rutherford; and one brother, Clifton A. Perks.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Charles Town Baptist Church. The Rev. Wyman Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

Memorial contributions may be made to Charles Town Baptist Church, 211 E. Congress St., Charles Town, WV 25414.




Benjamin F. Morgan


BOLIVAR, W.Va. - Benjamin Franklin Morgan, 74, of Polk Street, died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Dec. 10, 1928, in Halltown, W.Va., he was the son of the late Earl Winfield Morgan and Maude Stephens Morgan Tribby.

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