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Obituaries for 5/15

May 15, 2003

Lenora M. Ritchie


WILLIAMSPORT - Lenora Mae Ritchie, 75, of Williamsport, and formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Monday, May 12, 2003, at Williamsport Retirement Village.

Born April 3, 1928, in Toledo, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Elizabeth Doster Ritchie.

She was a graduate of Mount Vernon Academy in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and attended Columbia Union College in Tacoma Park, Md.

She was a member of Port Charlotte Seventh-day Adventist Church, and taught Sabbath school.

She volunteered for the Linus Project and St. Joseph's Hospital, both in Port Charlotte.

She is survived by two daughters, Katherine L. Schyllander of Toledo and Deborah L. Schyllander of Williamsport; one son, Christopher J. Ritchie of Port Charlotte; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Williamsport Nursing Home, 154 N. Artizan St., Williamsport, MD 21795; or Port Charlotte Seventh-day Adventist Church, A Wing, Staff Christmas Fund, 2036 Loveland Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980.

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Evelyn Buterbaugh


McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Evelyn Buterbaugh, 88, of 839 Lincoln Way East, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg.

Born Aug. 20, 1914, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Scott and Bessie Heinbaugh Mellott.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin A. Buterbaugh, in 1995. They were married April 12, 1935.

She retired from HP Clothing Store in McConnellsburg.

She was a member of Pentecostal Full Gospel Church, which is now Evangel Assembly of God in McConnellsburg, served as secretary, taught Sunday school and Ladies Bible Class.

She is survived by one daughter, Pamela J. Thomas of Chambersburg, Pa.; two sons, Samuel H. Buterbaugh of McConnellsburg and Marvin L. Buterbaugh of Linville, Va.; one sister, Lillian Cover of McConnellsburg; one brother, Samuel L. Mellott of Mercersburg, Pa.; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Charles L. Buterbaugh.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, McConnellsburg. Pastors Belvy White, Keith Clugston and Carl Buterbaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 2 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers.




Mary E. Gelwicks


Mary Evelyn Gelwicks, 64, of Beverly Health Care, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Oct. 20, 1938, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Ruth R. Rummell Gelwicks.

She is survived by four sisters, Phyllis Harp, Ruth Bovey and Cynthia Carter, all of Hagerstown, and Theresa Crawford of Lindale, Texas; five brothers, Jack Gelwicks, Butch Gelwicks and Robert Gelwicks, all of Hagerstown, Ron Gelwicks of Falling Waters, W.Va. and John Gelwicks of Fredericksburg, Va.; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph R. Gelwicks and Donald Gelwicks.

Services will be today at 2:30 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, EAst Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends today at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Epilepsy Foundation Chesapeake Region, 6300 Westview Drive, Suite 408, Frederick, MD 21703.




Drexell K. Burns


Drexell K. "Jazz" Burns, 43, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 11, 1960, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Lana M. Hoy Burns of Hagerstown.

He was employed by Phoenix Color Corporation as a pressman.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Ada M. Butler Burns, whom he married Feb. 24, 1998; three sisters, Alesia S. Fennell of Gaithersburg, Md., Shirley A. Burnett and Deborah E. Lovett, both of Hagerstown; three brothers, Eric A. Burns, Jeffrey E. Burns and Sheldon L. Burns, all of Hagerstown; and two stepgranddaughters.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. The Rev. Jim Fowlkes will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.


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G. Douglas Warner Ph.D.


George Douglas Warner, 76, formerly of 131 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 4, 2003.

He was born in Washington, D.C., Feb. 8, 1927, the son of George and Claire Warner and was preceded in death by his twin brother, Daniel Richard Warner.

After graduating from high school, Dr. Warner joined the U.S. Marines where he was active for two years during World War II.

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