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April 10, 2003

Florence D. Yingling


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florence D. Hoover Yingling, 86, of 3031 Riverland Road, and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., and Williamsport, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at her daughter's home.

Born May 24, 1916, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Percy D. and Helen Besore Hoover.

Her husband, Raymond E. "Ching" Yingling, whom she married Oct. 11, 1958, died in 1976.

She was a 1934 graduate of Waynesboro High School, and received her bachelor of arts degree in 1938 from Hood College in Frederick, Md.; and attended Kathryn Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston, Mass.

She was a homemaker. She had worked in her father's office.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro; Waynesboro Country Club; Waynesboro College Club; Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary; Franklin County Chapter of the D.A.R.; and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

She is survived by one daughter, Marcia D. Yingling Schwuchow of Fort Lauderdale.

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Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro. The Revs. James T. Williams and H. Clayton Moyer will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

There will be no viewing; the family will receive friends at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home in Waynesboro today from 7 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice by the Sea, 1531 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486.




Donna J. Branson


HANCOCK - Donna Jean Branson, 46, of Slabtown Road, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at her home.

Born Aug. 17, 1956, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of Etta Mae Moats Younker of Hancock and the late Kenneth E. Younker.

She attended Hancock High School and graduated from James Rumsey Technical High School as a licensed practical nurse.

She was employed by Somerford Assisted Living in Frederick, Md.; by Hartfields of Frederick; and Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown.

She was a member of Orchard Ridge First Church of God in Hancock.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Gregory S. Branson; three sons, Brian D. McCarty of Hancock, Joshua G. Branson and Logan P. Branson, both at home; three sisters, Vickie D. True and Pamela A. Fischer, both of Hancock and Lisa M. Beatty of Needmore, Pa.; one brother, Timothy D. Younker of Hancock; three grandchildren; nieces; nephews; aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by one son, Paul McCarty Jr.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Orchard Ridge First Church of God. The Revs. Jeff Hawbaker and Doug Poffenberger will officiate. Burial will be in Stone Bridge Brethren Cemetery near Hancock.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock; and at the church Friday at 10 a.m. The funeral home will open today at 2 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Orchard Ridge First Church of God, 14128 Orchard Ridge Road, Hancock, MD 21750; Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, c/o Wayne Winters, 318 Town Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225; or Hancock Rescue Squad Inc., 57 E. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750.




Herbert W. Ward


WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Herbert W. Ward, 84, of Great Cove Road, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at his home.

Born Aug. 9, 1918, in Buck Valley, Pa., he was the son of the late Amos and Ora Schriever Ward.

He retired in 1985 from Pennsylvania Sand and Glass in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Warfordsburg Methodist Church.

He was past commander and a member of Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion of Hancock and a member of McConnellsburg (Pa.) VFW Post.

He is survived by his wife, Polly E. Yonker Ward, whom he married Nov. 17, 1940; one daughter, Polly A. Mills of Warfordsburg; one son, Herbert E. Ward of Warfordsburg; two sisters, Janet Schetrompf and Betty Fischer, both of Warfordsburg; two brothers, Clifford Ward of Hancock and Billy Ward of Warfordsburg; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert A. Ward and an infant; four sisters, Peggy Yonker, June Ziler, Dorothy Shank and Naomi Bohrer; three brothers, Hayes Ward, Albert Ward and Gene Ward; and one great-granddaughter.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Piney Plains United Methodist Church in Little Orleans, Md. The Revs. Frank Kocek and William Swope will officiate. Burial with military rites by Tri-State Honor Guard will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, which will open at 2 p.m.




Charles R. Kaylor


Charles Richard "Dick" Kaylor, 68, of 908 Beechwood Drive, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 20, 1934, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Marlin Murray Kaylor and Alice Angeline Shank Kaylor Harple.

He retired from Geomet Technologies Inc. in Germantown, Md.

He served in the U.S. Air Force as a chief master sergeant, retiring after 30 years.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church.

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