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Obituaries for 7/9

July 09, 2003

James V. Forrest


SABILLASVILLE, Md. - James V. Forrest, 65, of 17310 Harbaugh Valley Road, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Avalon Manor Nursing Home in Hagerstown.

Born March 14, 1938, in Lantz, Md., he was the son of the late Thomas T. and M. Lydia Brown Forrest.

He attended Thurmont (Md.) High School.

He was a self-employed carpenter, retiring in March 2003.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by two daughters, Margo Forrest of Thurmont and Kimberly S. Harbaugh of Cascade; one son, Thomas J. Forrest of Cascade; one brother, Donald T. Forrest Sr. of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Patti L. Baker.

Services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Burial will follow in Brown's Cemetery, Foxville, Md.

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

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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Lewis J. Hawbaker


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Lewis J. "Junior" Hawbaker, 59, of 10344 Kasiesville Road, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born May 10, 1944, in Mercersburg, he was the son of the late Charles V. and Viola E. Mullenix Hawbaker.

He attended school in Quincy, Pa.

He was employed by Waste Management of Greencastle, Pa.

He had attended Five Forks Bethren in Christ Church in Five Forks, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley M. Duvall Hawbaker, whom he married March 30, 1964; one daughter, Tammy G. Eyer of Chambersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Esther Seiders of Mercersburg and Frances Reed of Greencastle; two brothers, Donald V. Hawbaker of Mercersburg and Robert E. Hawbaker of Waynesboro; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Edna V. Clever.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg. The Rev. Paul A. Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Welsh Run (Pa.) Brethren Cemetery.

Visitation will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.




Harry E. Heinbaugh


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Harry E. Heinbaugh, 87, of 10733 Garnes Road, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at his home.

Born Dec. 31, 1915, near Mercersburg, he was the son of the late Andrew and Bessie Hohman Heinbaugh.

He operated a dairy farm on Garnes Road.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He was awarded the American Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star and the Presidential Unit Citation, among others.

He was a member of Mount Tabor Lutheran Church in Fairview.

He was a member of Pennsylvania Farm Bureau; Clarence Armstrong VFW Post 6241 of Mercersburg; Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517 of Mercersburg; and the Democratic Party.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Dulebohn Heinbaugh, whom he married Nov. 16, 1950; three daughters, Sue J. Stoner and Gay E. Yeatts, both of Mercersburg, and Lou A. Heinbaugh of Greencastle, Pa.; one son, Mark A. Heinbaugh of Ephrata, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary H. Angle.

A graveside service will be held Friday at 9 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg. The Rev. Mary L. Amundson will officiate. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. in Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Fairview.

Visitation will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, c/o Don Spickler, 14854 Hicksville Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722.




Robert E. Myers


SAN DIEGO - Robert Elwood Myers, 88, of San Diego, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at the Country Hills Health Care Center in San Diego.

Born June 16, 1915, he was the son of the late John William Calvin Myers and Pearl Elizabeth Lake Myers.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Catherine Elizabeth Myers.

Prior to his retirement, he was a sales manager for Pangborn Corp., where he worked for 46 years.

He was a former teacher of the Men's Bible Class at First Baptist Church in Hagerstown. He was choir director for Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Hagerstown.

He was a member of Pangborn Corp.'s Quarter Century Club.

He was a baritone soloist for the former Hagerstown A cappella Choir under the direction of Raymond Hollinger.

He is survived by two daughters, Jeanne E. Harbaugh of Hagerstown and Roberta C. Burns of San Diego; two sons, Robert E. Myers Jr. of Ormond Beach, Fla. and John W. Myers of Columbia, Md.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, George C. Myers.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Salem Reformed Church, UCC, Hagerstown. Pastor Steve Wagoner will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

There will be no viewing.

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