Obituaries for 6/2

June 02, 2003
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He was a member of Walnut Bottom Rod and Gun Club, Shippensburg (Pa.) Moose and Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown.

He is survived by his wife, Beatrice M. Sweigart Guyer, whom he married June 19, 1959; one daughter, Linda Martin of Chambersburg; one son, Wayne Guyer Jr. of Chambersburg; one sister, Susie Vaughn of Chambersburg; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. William DeHart will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Tuesday at the funeral home one hour prior to services.

Richard E. Kauffman

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Richard E. "Dick" Kauffman, 63, of 3208 Lincoln Way East, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at his home.


Born May 13, 1940, in Fayetteville, he was the son of the late Evered and Ruth Martin Kauffman.

He retired in 1990 from Letterkenny Army Depot, where he was a heavy mobile equipment mechanic.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a member of Fayetteville Church of God.

He had been a Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 140 in Roxbury, Pa.

He is survived by his ex-wives, Margaret Johnson Fike of Chambersburg, Pa., and Joy Netz Kauffman of Hagerstown; one daughter, Lisa A. Kauffman of Fayetteville; two sons, Richard E. Kauffman III of Newburg, Pa., and Brian S. Kauffman of Chambersburg; two sisters, Shirley Smith of Hagerstown, and Sharon L. Martz of Sharpsburg; two brothers, Gene Kauffman of Sharpsburg, and John R. Kauffman of Maugansville; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Richard E. Kauffman Jr.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Fayetteville Church of God. The Rev. George S. Mouer will officiate. Burial will be in Strang's Cemetery in South Mountain, Pa., where military services will be conducted by members of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Fayetteville Church of God, 5276 Treher Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222.

Arrangements are by Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Coretta L. Carter

Coretta Lee Carter, 89, formerly of 136 W. Bethel St. in Hagerstown, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare of Hagerstown.

Born Jan. 13, 1914, in Purcellville, Va., she was the daughter of the late Luciau and Martha Anderson Thornton.

Her husband of 33 years, Godfrey Carter, died March 11, 1966.

She retired from Reisner's Manufacturing Co. in Hagerstown after 28 years of service.

She was a member of the Greater Campher Temple - King's Apostle Holy Church in Hagerstown, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, deaconess, usher, missionary and was a mother of the church.

She is survived by three daughters, Jean Davis, Imogene C. Bell and Beverly M. Carter, all of Hagerstown; one son, Larry Carter of Hagerstown; two sisters, Cordell Bradford of Charles Town, W.Va., and Estelle Boose of Washington, D.C.; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at noon at Greater Campher Temple, Hagerstown. The Rev. Derek H. Kee and the Rev. G. Nathan Bell will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Gardens, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown.

Alfred A. Higgins Jr.

Alfred A. Higgins Jr., 60, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at his home.

Born Nov. 24, 1942, in Olney, Md., he was the son of the late Alfred A. Higgins Sr. and Mary Higgins.

He was a truck driver.

He was a member of the North American Fishing and Hunting Club.

He is survived by two daughters, Mary E. Higgins and Margie E. Higgins, both of Hagerstown; two sons, Alfred A. Higgins III of Taswell, Tenn., and Edward C. Higgins of Frederick, Md.; one stepdaughter, Nancy D. Mentzer of Brunswick, Md.; one stepson, James T. Hatfield Jr. of Frederick; one granddaughter; and four stepgrandchildren.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown.

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