October 06, 2003

Lillian J. Kunkle

WILLIAMSPORT - Lillian Josephine Walden Kunkle, 86, formerly of Hagerstown, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at Williamsport Nursing Village.

Born June 18, 1917, in Dott, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Harry Reynolds and Ethel Lee Rash Walden.

She was the wife of the late Jack V. Kunkle Sr., who passed away in September 2002.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

She worked for more than 20 years at Interwoven Knitting Mill in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two sons, Jack V. Kunkle Jr. of Hagerstown, and Robert E. Mathna of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a daughter, Patricia A. Moats of Hagerstown; a sister, Alice JoAnn Crouse of Frederick, Md.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Kunkle; a brother, William Walden; and three sisters, Ruth C. Ridenour, M. Ann Mathna and Irene B. Sobotor.


Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Timothy Lester will officiate. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick, MD 21702.

Wallace Baumbaugh

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Wallace Baumbaugh, 91, a resident of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center since Sept. 29, and formerly a resident of Alterra Assisted Living in Chambersburg, and 5037 Bino Road in Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at the center.

Born March 31, 1912, in Montgomery Township, Pa., he was the son of the late William Elmer and Ida Elliott Baumbaugh.

He was a farmer.

He is survived by one sister, Arletta Baumbaugh, a resident of Alterra Sterling House, in Chambersburg; two nephews; and great-nieces and one great-nephew.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles W. Baumbaugh, Elmer Baumbaugh and Alvin Baumbaugh; and one nephew.

Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Macedonia United Brethren Church, Greencastle. The Rev. Gayle Ruble will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

There will be no public viewing, but the family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers and that memorial contributions be made to Macedonia United Brethren Church, 11887 Worleytown Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Ralph M. Myers Jr.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ralph M. Myers Jr., 78, a resident of Manorcare Health Services, and formerly of 200 Faust St., Apt. 10 in Mercersburg, Pa., died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at Manorcare.

Born Nov. 13, 1924, in Letterkenny Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Ralph M. Myers Sr. and Ruth Mackey Myers.

He attended school in Upper Strasburg, Pa.

He last was employed by Lehigh-Lisbon Construction Co. in Philadelphia as a truck driver.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during World War II.

He was a Protestant.

He played in country music groups Blue Mountain Travelers and Smoky Mountain Boys. He also performed country music on the former radio station WCBG in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ruth K. Stoner Myers; two daughters, Juanita Cordell of Chambersburg, and Theresa Harmon of Mercersburg; four sisters, Jane Brookens of Fayetteville, Pa., Doris Hepher of Chambersburg, Peg Wolfe of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Faye DeVannie of Boiling Springs, Pa.; two brothers, Gregory Myers of Carlisle, Pa., and Donald Fahnestock of Florida; three grandchildren; two foster grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa. The Rev. Rodger Murray will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Saturday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Manorcare Health Services, 1070 Stouffer Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Suzanne F. Hartman

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Suzanne F. Shuman Wesley Hartman, 78, of 269 E. Grant St., died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at her home.

Born Aug. 17, 1925, in Middleburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Grover and Iva Graham Shuman.

Her husband, Wayne E. "Hucks" Hartman, died Dec. 31, 1997. They were married Dec. 23, 1968.

She was a graduate of Greencastle High School.

She was employed for 18 years as the bookkeeper for the Echo-Pilot in Greencastle.

She was a member of the ladies auxiliaries of the Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319 and Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373, both in Greencastle; and the Martins Mill Bridge Association.

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