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Obituaries for 5/1

May 01, 2003

Bertie B. Cronise


ORANGE CITY, Fla. - Bertie B. Cronise, 78, of Collins Avenue, died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Fish Memorial Hospital in Orange City.

Born Jan. 1, 1925, in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Harry W. and Ella M. Drenner Otzelberger.

She was a homemaker.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by one daughter, Judy Moore of Funkstown; one son, Wayne Cronise of Orange City; two sisters, Phyliss Secrist of Martinsburg, W.Va. and Peggy Beeler of Boonsboro; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements are by Baldauff Family Funeral Home, Orange City.




Evelyn R. Lambert


VANVILLE, W.Va. - Evelyn Ruth Lambert, 84, of Vanville, died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at her home.

Born in 1919, in Pocahontas County, W.Va., she was the daughter of Clifford and Rosie Gillispie.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Junior Harper Lambert.

She retired in 1981 from Perfection Garment after 25 years.

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She is survived by two daughters, Roberta Starnes and Ruby Anderson, both of Stephenson, W.Va.; five sons, Robert Lambert of Martinsburg, W.Va., Richard Lambert of Arden, W.Va., Roy Lambert of Bunker Hill, W.Va., Lewis Lambert of Martinsburg and Johnnie Lambert of Winchester, Va.; one sister, Hazel Shears of Arvovale, W.Va.; two brothers, Harry K. Gillispie of Virginia and Donald K. Gillispie of Maryland; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. Pastor Chris Butler will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.




Elizabeth C. Baker


BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Elizabeth C. Baker, 92, of Bunker Hill, died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at her home.

Born Oct. 12, 1910, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Bickel Franziska.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter A. Baker.

She worked in sales for her daughter at The Barn in Bunker Hill.

She was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church and St. Leo Sodality.

She was a Civil Defense warden during World War II.

She is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth A. Lisa of Corona, N.Y., Arlene Pasco of Bunker Hill and Mary L. King of Chesapeake, Va.; one son, Richard P. Baker of Rockville, Md.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church. The Rev. Brian Shoda will be celebrant.

Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.




Alexander B. Stinson


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Alexander B. Stinson, 77, of 140 W. North St., died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born May 26, 1925, in McKeesport, Pa., he was the son of the late Dr. Alexander B. and Eliza Arthur Auld Stinson.

He was a 1943 graduate of Waynesboro High School and took courses while in the military.

Prior to retiring in 1981, he was employed by the Department of the Army with the Auto-Tank Command out of Warren, Mich., as a field engineer, and served as an advisor for the South Korean troops for the government.

He served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II.

He was a member and past president of the Board of BPO Elks Lodge 731 of Waynesboro, a member of Eagles Club Inc., Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15, William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 and South Chapter 2977 AARP, all of Waynesboro, among other organizations.

He is survived by his wife, Norma L. Lindsay Stinson, whom he married Sept. 5, 1947; one daughter, Judy S. Bartholow of Waynesboro; one brother, David J. Stinson of Waynesboro; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Jane A. Cover.

Services will be Friday at noon at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Charles B. Jessen will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 90 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Kenneth L. Bashore


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Kenneth L. Bashore, 86, of Alterra, and formerly of 719 Cumberland Ave., died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Alterra.

Born March 31, 1917, in Harrisburg, Pa., he was the son of the late William and Leah Mary Hoppes Bashore.

He was a 1936 graduate of John Harris High School in Harrisburg.

He worked as a registered architect for the Pennsylvania Department of Education in Harrisburg, retiring in 1982.

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

He attended Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member of American Legion Post 272 of Linglestown, Pa., American Association of Registered Architects and Pennsylvania Association of Registered Architects.

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