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Obituaries for 5/29

May 28, 2003

Marshall M. Bowman


BOONSBORO - Marshall M. "Gang" Bowman, 97, of Fahrney Keedy Nursing Home, and formerly of 25529 Heiston Lane in Cascade, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at the nursing home.

Born Oct. 2, 1905, in Pleasant Valley, Md., he was the son of the late Alex and Minnie Draper Bowman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Florence "Nin" Brown Bowman, in 1993. They were married Dec. 6, 1929.

He attended school in Pleasant Valley.

He was a carpenter supervisor at Fort Ritchie for 36 years, retiring in 1970.

He was a member of Blue Ridge Sportsman Association in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., South Mountain Rod and Gun Club in Smithsburg, Mount Quirauk Rod and Gun Club in Sabillasville, Md., the National Rifle Association and National AARP.

He is survived by two daughters, Barbara L. Hind of Georgetown, Fla., and Phyllis J. Heiston of Cascade; one son, Jack N. Bowman of Blue Ridge Summit; two brothers, Floyd Bowman of Cascade, and Gerald Bowman of Smithsburg; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley V. Bowman; and two sisters, Edna Kline and Elizabeth Fraiser.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. R. Terry Foor will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel Church Cemetery, Cascade.

The family will receive friends Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, 25445 Highfield Road, Cascade, MD 21719; or Fahrney Keedy Nursing Home, Benevolent Care Fund, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, MD 21723.




Mary I. Cosgrove


Mary Isabelle Cosgrove, 77, of 15125 Boyer Ave. in Hagerstown, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Towson, Md.

Born Oct. 8, 1925, in Blair's Valley, she was the daughter of the late George T. and Fannie Mae Bloyer Leasure.

She was employed by Bloyer's Restaurant and Motel.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband, Harry L. "Shorty" Cosgrove; two daughters, Beverly Murray of Hagerstown, and Delores Carpenter of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Julia Snyder and Kathryn Pine; and three brothers, Wilbur Leasure, Kenneth Leasure and Clarence Leasure.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert C. Lehman will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Leonard W. Hauptman


HOMESTEAD FALLS, Ohio - Leonard W. Hauptman, 85, of Kemper House Assisted Living, and formerly of 923 Summit Ave. in Waynesboro, Pa., died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at the assisted living center.

Born Nov. 25, 1917, in State Line, Pa., he was the son of the late Barton and Gertrude Miller Hauptman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Irene Strite Hauptman, in 1992. They were married Aug. 22, 1940.

He was a 1936 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

He was employed by Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro from 1936 to 1983, serving as sales office manager for many years.

He was a member of First Christian Church in Hagerstown, where he was a deacon and a member of the Everready Sunday School Class.

He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 731 and LATCO Management Club of Landis Tool Co., both in Waynesboro.

He is survived by one daughter, Dawna Morrison of Madison, Wis.; one son, Dean L. Hauptman of Strongsville, Ohio; one sister, Mary Rohrbaugh of Waynesboro; one brother, John Hauptman of Reddington, Calif.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Ann Adman; and three brothers, Ray Hauptman, Barton Hauptman and Preston Hauptman.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Fred M. Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, South Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 2001 N. Front St., Building 2, Suite 321, Harrisburg, PA 17102.




Millard L. Brown


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Millard L. "Joe" Brown, 74, of 60 Meadowcreek Drive South, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at his home.

Born Oct. 7, 1928, in Glen Rock, Pa., he was the son of the late Millard E. and Rozella M. Shearer Brown.

He retired as a supervisor for Tetley Tea Co.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He was a member of AMVETS Post 224, Mercersburg (Pa.) VFW, St. Thomas (Pa.) American Legion Post 612 and the Marine Corps League in Chambersburg.

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