Obituaries for 4/8

April 08, 2003

Mayetta C. Maun

LEMASTERS, Pa. - Mayetta Cordell Maun, 84, of 4814 Lemasters Road, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Oct. 4, 1918, near Bino, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Emmert M. and Lilla M. Cordell Lindsay.

Her former husband, Paul A. Maun, died Sept. 17, 1981.

She was a graduate of Greencastle (Pa.) High School.

She was a homemaker and had worked at GEM Garment Co. in Greencastle.

She was a member of Macedonia United Brethren Church near Greencastle and attended First Church of God in Mercersburg, Pa.

She was involved in the Bible release program in the Tuscarora School District.

She is survived by three sons, Donald L. Maun of Lemasters, Glenn P. Maun of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Larry G. Maun of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; one sister, Thelma M. Witmer of Greencastle; and nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by four sisters, Helen Tenley, Gladys Lindsay, Catherine Lindsay and Mary Witmer; and four brothers, Armour Lindsay, Wilbur Lindsay, Glenn Lindsay and Paul Lindsay.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia United Brethren Church. The Revs. L. Ruble Sr. and Ernest E. Pletcher will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle; and at the church at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial donations may be made to Macedonia United Brethren Church, 11887 Worleytown Road, Greencastle, PA 17225; or First Church of God, 107 S. Park Ave., Mercersburg, PA 17236.

Margaret R. Martin

Margaret Ronald Martin, 71, of Hagerstown, who died Saturday, April 5, 2003, also is survived by a close friend, Sybert McCarty.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Hagerstown.

Ronald E. Poffenberger

HOUSTON - Ronald Eugene Poffenberger, 65, of Houston, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

Born Jan. 23, 1938, in Zittlestown, he was the son of Iona Poffenberger of Boonsboro and the late Wilbur Poffenberger.

He was a 1955 graduate of Boonsboro High School and a 1967 magna cum laude graduate of Baltimore College of Commerce.

He was manager of plans and controls for IBM Corp.'s Federal Systems Division for 27 years. In Houston, he was responsible for overseeing the design and construction of IBM's 410,000-square-foot building. After retiring, he was employed for five years by Lockheed Martin. He was town clerk in Myersville, Md.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Houston and had been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Boonsboro. He served on boards, as council president in long range planning, building and land acquisition.

In addition to church choirs, he sang with the Houston Lutheran Chorale at Carnegie Hall and concert tour through Europe; was a member of Catoctones Barbershop Chorus in Frederick, Md., Hagerstown Chorus, Men of Leisure Chorus in Houston and Houston Symphony League's Note-ables. He served on the board of directors for Clear Lake, Texas, community charitable organizations, including Edgar Smith YMCA, Bridgeport Community in Schools and United Way.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Nancy Cline Poffenberger, whom he married in 1957; two daughters, Dawn McInturff of Friendswood, Texas, and Jill May of Humble, Texas; two sons, Brian Poffenberger of Boonsboro, and Jason Poffenberger of Seabrook, Texas; one sister, Donna Dempsey of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; two brothers, Arthur Poffenberger of Boonsboro, and W. Rennis Poffenberger of England and Marco Island, Fla.; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Dennis Poffenberger.

He was cremated.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, April 1, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Houston. A memorial service will be held in May at Trinity Lutheran Church, Boonsboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 18220 Upper Bay Road, Houston, TX 77058; or American Cancer Society for Prostate Cancer Research, same address.

Joseph G. Moffett

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Joseph Gerald Moffett, 80, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, April 4, 2003, at War Memorial Hospital.

Born Sept. 3, 1922, in Chicago, he was the son of the late Gerald and Jesse Molski Moffett.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Stout Moffett, who died in 1963; and by his second wife, Mariane Moffett, who died in 1996.

He was a high school graduate.

He was a self-employed electrician, retiring in 1987.

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War.

He was a Protestant.

He was a member of VFW Post 896 in Martinsburg, W.Va.

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