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Obituaries for 6/23

June 23, 2003

A. Maxine Chamberlain


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A. Maxine Creager Chamberlain, 81, of 8861 Capital Hill Road, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Nov. 21, 1921, in Fairview, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Morris Creager Sr. and Dortha M. Rock Creager.

She attended Quincy (Pa.) schools.

She was employed as a machine operator for 40 years at Waynesboro Knitting Mill, retiring in 1982 after the company closed.

She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fairview Ward, in Waynesboro.

She is survived by two daughters, Ellen L. Chamberlain of Fairview, and Deborah S. Guy of Waynesboro; three sons, Harold E. Chamberlain Jr. of Silver Spring, Md., and Douglas Chamberlain and Anthony C. Chamberlain, both of Fairview; one sister, V. Armatha Hershberger of Smithsburg; one brother, Lennis E. Creager of Klamath Falls, Ore.; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by one son, Glenn C. Chamberlain; and two brothers, Charles M. Creager Jr. and Stanley G. Creager.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Bishop Douglas M. Parks will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy Cemetery.

It was her request to have no public viewing. However, the family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or to American Lung Association, South Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 488 W. Market St., York, PA 17404.




Marjorie E. Youtz


BROWNSVILLE HEIGHTS, Md. - Marjorie Elizabeth Youtz, 84, of Brownsville Heights, and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.

Born Sept. 6, 1918, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Stanley T. and May Hamilton Virts.

She was a 1936 graduate of Brunswick High School.

She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Brunswick.

She was a member of Women of the Moose Chapter 660 and Ladies Auxiliary of Steadman-Keenan American Legion Post 96, both in Brunswick.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, James M. Youtz; one daughter, Vicki L. Cooper of Brownsville Heights; one grandson, Darren M. Cooper of Brownsville; and cousins.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Franklin Virts and Carlton Virts.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick. Pastor Bruce Barth will officiate. Burial will be in St. Marks Cemetery, Petersville, Md.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick, which will be open Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, First Avenue and A Street, Brunswick, MD 21716.




Louise T. Hawbaker


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Louise T. Hawbaker, 79, of 6430 Hillcrest Drive, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at her home.

Born May 29, 1924, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harry C. Trayer Sr. and Nora Elliott Trayer.

Her husband, Robert B. Hawbaker, died Sept. 20, 1997. They were married July 24, 1947.

She was a 1942 graduate of Greencastle (Pa.) High School and a graduate of Hagerstown Business College.

She worked as an executive assistant for Leonard Fry at Fry Coal & Stone in Mercersburg.

She was a member of Upper West Conococheague Presbyterian Church in Mercersburg.

She participated in Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by two sons, Dennis L. Hawbaker of Kingsport, Tenn., and Jeffrey A. Hawbaker of Naperville, Ill.; one sister, Dorothy Paylor of Mercersburg; one brother, Harry C. Trayer Jr. of Mercersburg; and five granddaughters.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Upper West Conococheague Presbyterian Church, Mercersburg. The Rev. Michael K. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

There will be no viewing. However, the family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 31, Lemasters, PA 17231.




Helen D. Scott


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Helen Downin Scott, 74, of 12316 Snyder Ave., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at her home.

Born March 5, 1929, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Howard J. and Marie Patterson Downin.

She attended Washington Township schools.

She was a machine operator at Waynesboro Shoe Factory for 30 years.

She was a member of Wayne Heights Brethren Church.

She was a member of the National AARP.

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