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Obituaries for 7/14

July 14, 2003

Daisy Z. Jacobs


Daisy Zelma Jacobs, 91, of 376 S. Cannon Ave. in Hagerstown, died Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Julia Manor.

Born Sept. 16, 1911, in Big Pool, she was the daughter of the late Othor R. and Susan J. Stump Miller.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Harvey Jacobs.

She retired from Washington County Hospital after 30 years of service. She was a nurse's aide for more than 17 years and was a volunteer with the auxiliary for 13 years.

She was a member of First Brethren Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two daughters, Dolores L. Miller and Zelma M. Lushbaugh, both of Hagerstown; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by one son, Frank L. Jacobs; three sisters, Iva L. Lindsay, Bessie L. Murray and Nellie M. Slayman; and three brothers, James A.R. Miller, Roy T. Miller and Walter E. Miller.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. Loyal H. Vanderveer will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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




Zelda C. Ward


STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Zelda C. Cauffman Ward, 82, of 801 Fairway Road, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at her home.

Born Dec. 24, 1920, in Mont Alto, Pa., she was the daughter of the late J. Harvey and Verna Dull Cauffman. She lived her early life in Cumberland Valley, Pa.

Her husband, Dr. Wilber W. Ward, died Feb. 23, 1985. They were married Sept. 29, 1939.

She was a 1939 graduate of Quincy (Pa.) High School.

She and her husband were partners and ran a sawmill in Horse Valley, Pa.

She was a regional leader for Girl Scouts and was active in events at Yale University, including serving as hostess of Yale's School of Forestry Summer Camp near Great Barrington, Mass.

She was a key person in the development of Grace Lutheran Church in State College; the Meals On Wheels program; and was a Cub Scout leader.

She is survived by two sons, Wilber C. Ward of Williamsport, Pa., and Hans A. Ward of Wexford, Pa.; three sisters, Evelyn Dean of Danvers, Mass., Rosalie Pentz of Waynesboro, Pa., and Fran Smith of Smithsburg; one brother, Edgar W. Cauffman of New Britain, Conn.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Stephanie A. Bakner; and one brother, Daniel Cauffman.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Cemetery near Quincy. The Rev. Terrance L. Bakner will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Penn State School of Forestry, 143 Ferguson Building, University Park, PA 16802-4000; or Centre Community Hospital, 1800 E. Park Ave., State College, PA 16803.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.




Pauline M. Gossard


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Pauline M. Foltz Gossard, 80, of 11555 Gehr Road, and formerly of 12188 Pen Mar Road, died Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born May 13, 1923, in Smithsburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles Henry and Sarah Kathryn Brechbiel Foltz. She lived most of her life in the Rouzerville, Pa., area.

Her husband, Earl F. Gossard Jr., died Dec. 29, 1992. They were married Dec. 17, 1945.

She attended Waynesboro and Washington County schools.

She worked at Knouse Foods in Orrtanna, Pa., for 11 years.

She was a member of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church in Waynesboro, where she was a member of the Helping Hands Sunday School class.

She was a member of South Chapter AARP 2977 in Waynesboro, and the National AARP.

She is survived by four daughters, Connie J. Welsh, Karen S. Aughinbaugh and Sharon A. Shelter, with whom she resided since March 5, 1994, all of Waynesboro, and Linda M. Rice of Williamsport; one brother, Wayne Foltz of Baltimore; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Mary Clark, Ruth Kauffman, Catherine Foltz and Rachael Foltz; and one brother, Earl Foltz.

Services will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Pastor Bill Schuit will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin County Agency on Aging, 218 N. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Hays M. Campbell


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Hays M. Campbell, 86, a resident of Manor Care Health Services, and formerly of 680 Lindia Drive, died Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Manor Care.

Born Sept. 18, 1916, in Doylesburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Clyde H. and Charlotte Rowles Campbell.

He was a 1936 graduate of the former Chambersburg High School.

He retired in 1975 from Letterkenny Army Depot after more than 32 years as a program technician.

He was a member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Chambersburg, where he was a member of the Men's Bible class.

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