Obituaries for 6/10

June 10, 2003

Anita S. Schlotterbeck

Anita Shirley "Nita" Schlotterbeck, 79, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Fahrney-Keedy Nursing Home, Boonsboro.

Born Oct. 4, 1923, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Elizabeth D. Ring Owens.

Her husband of 50 years, Harry E. Schlotterbeck, died Nov. 6, 1994.

She had been a member of Grace United Brethren Church of Hagerstown.

She is survived by one daughter, Darlene K. Huntzberry of Hagerstown; two sons, Jeffrey L. Schlotterbeck and Ted W. Schlotterbeck, both of Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Richard E. Schlotterbeck; two sisters, Bertha Schlotterbeck and Ruth Dye; and one brother, Charles Owens.


Services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. The Rev. William Crowe will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society of America Inc., Maryland Chapter, One Spinners Court, Randallstown, MD 21133.

Kevin A. Myers

BLUFFTON, S.C. - Kevin Andrew "Pedro" Myers, 41, of Bluffton, died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Hilton Head (S.C.) Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 16, 1961, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Paul D. and Gail I. Norris Myers.

He was a carpenter.

He is survived by one brother, Keith Myers of Frederick, Md.

Services will be private and held at a later date.

Anita L. Murray

Anita L. Bolton Murray, 54, of 106 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown, and formerly of Fourth Street, Chambersburg, Pa., died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born May 29, 1949, in Portsmouth, Va., she was the daughter of the late Edward Earl and Elsie Annamay Burke Bolton.

She was a 1967 graduate of East Pennsboro High School, Harrisburg, Pa. She graduated from Shippensburg (Pa.) University in 1987 with a degree in early childhood education. She attended continuing education seminars for Apples for Us in Hagerstown.

She was employed as a teacher at the Montessori Children's School of Hagerstown.

She was a member of Christian Life Assembly of God Church, Chambersburg.

She was a Girl Scout Leader of Troop 658, Chambersburg, and a volunteer day-care worker in her home when she lived in Chambersburg.

She is survived by one daughter, Theresa Watkins of Chambersburg; three sons, Dean Bolton of Lakewood, Ohio, Ernest Waters of Chambersburg, and Jonathan Murray, at home; one sister, Helen Raeger of Seattle; five brothers, Ernest Bolton of Enola, Pa., Roy Bolton of Baltimore, Edwin Bolton of Midland, Texas, Evans Burke of Shartlesville, Pa., and James Bolton; her companion, Carlton Durrant of Chambersburg; one granddaughter; four stepgranddaughters; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Bryan Murray.

A memorial service will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Christian Life Assembly of God Church, Chambersburg. Pastor Joseph Pickens will officiate.

There will be no public viewing. The family will receive friends Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Education Fund for Jonathan Murray, c/o Patriot Credit Union, 800 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Cumberland Crematorium, Waynesboro.

James R. Wilkinson

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - James R. Wilkinson, 65, of 3500 Lincoln Way East No. 20A, died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 24, 1937, in Reading, Pa., he was the son of Robert Lee Wilkinson of Sparks, Md., and the late Edith Perry Wilkinson.

He was a traveling electronics sales representative for different companies.

He is survived by one daughter, Marjorie Biddinger of Preston, Md.; three sons, James R. Wilkinson Jr. of Sedonia, Ariz., Timothy A. Wilkinson of Nottingham, Md., and Edgar L. Wilkinson of Gettysburg, Pa.; two sisters, Ruth Ann McWilliams of Timonium, Md., and Barbara Knopp of Phoenix, Md.; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Becci Lea Wilkinson; two sons, Christopher A. Wilkinson and Scott A. Wilkinson; and one sister, Lynn Barnhart.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Cora B. Divelbiss

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cora Belle Fields Divelbiss, 100, of Menno Haven, and formerly of Orchard Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the nursing home.

Born Aug. 31, 1902, in Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William W. and Margaret E. Kuhn Fields.

Her husband, Raymond D. Divelbiss, died July 29, 1982. They were married April 9, 1921.

She attended Mercersburg schools.

She worked at Waynesboro Knitting Mill, retiring in 1971.

She was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waynesboro.

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