October 10, 2003

Clark W. Miller

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Rev. Clark W. Miller, 81, of 12088 Gearhart Road, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Aug. 18, 1922, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late H. Bert and Ruth Moats Miller.

He was a 1940 graduate of Waynesboro High School and a 1960 graduate of Grace Theological Seminary.

He retired in 1990 from Pangborn Co. in Hagerstown.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He was a member of Grace Brethren Church in Waynesboro, where he served 12 years under F.M.S. of the church, spent one year in language school to learn Spanish and spent nine years in Argentina as a missionary.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Eunice M. Bearinger Miller; two sons, David C. Miller of Fayetteville, Pa., and Daniel C. Miller of New York City; one sister, LaRue Lehr of Felton, Pa.; one brother, Glenn O. Miller of Wernersville, Pa.; one granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Rodgers; and one brother, Ray Miller.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Roger K. Myers will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy (Pa.) Cemetery, with graveside military services by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 of Chambersburg, Pa.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Susan E. Punt

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Susan E. Smith Punt, 76, of 317 Ringgold St., died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa.

Born Oct. 19, 1926, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Amos and Anna Irene Rowe Smith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Punt, in 1980. They were married Dec. 31, 1956.

She was a graduate of Washington Township (Pa.) High School.

She was employed by Regency Thermographers in Waynesboro, first as a machine operator and later as a custodian, prior to her retirement in the late 1980s.

She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Rouzerville, Pa.

She is survived by three daughters, Margaret I. Shubert and Gloria A. Burns, both of Waynesboro, and Beverly L. Erno of Ocala, Fla.; one sister, Larue Bumbaugh of Waynesboro; four brothers, Amos Smith Jr. of Gettysburg, Pa., Alfred Smith and Frank Smith, both of Waynesboro, and James Smith of Falling Waters, W.Va.; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three daughters, Susie Monn, Reberta Monn and Deborah Monn; one son, Robert Monn Jr.; six sisters, Margaerite Smith, Helen Punt, Betty Snyder, Ruth Florek, Maxine Vanness and Janet Myers; and two brothers, Ken Smith and Eugene Smith.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Minister Sam Schneider will officiate. Burial will follow in Harbaugh Church Cemetery near Rouzerville.

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

Robert S. Dabbondanza

BOONSBORO - Robert Scott Dabbondanza, 23, of 5123 Amos Reeder Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Born Oct. 14, 1979, in Olney, Md., he was the son of Arlene J. and Michael L. Shanaberger of Boonsboro.

He was employed for two years by Hillis-Carnes Engineering in Frederick, Md.

He attended Victory Baptist Church and served in the bus ministry.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Lori D. Dabbondanza-Little and her husband, Kevin Little, of Harrisburg, Pa.; one brother, Danny E. Dabbondanza of Boonsboro; one stepbrother, Philip Shanaberger of Boonsboro; maternal grandparents, Robert and Anna Riggins of Dunkirk, Md.; paternal grandmother, Betty Gilbert of Boonsboro; and a niece, Victoria Little of Harrisburg.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Victory Baptist Church, 8014 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, with the Rev. Edward J. Wade officiating. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, from 3 to 5 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro.

John R. Mummert Jr.

John Richard Charles Mummert Jr., 50, of 620 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 19, 1953, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late John Richard Mummert Sr. and Jacqueline Joyce Harvey Mummert.

He is survived by three sisters, Pamela J. McCauley of Williamsport, and Cathy D. Robison and Candy M. Fawley, both of Hagerstown; five nieces; and four nephews.

Services and burial will be private.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Maryland Chapter, 8600 LaSalle Road, Chester Building, Suite 314, Baltimore, MD 21286; or SPCA, 13011 Maugansville Road, P.O. Box 367, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

John T. O'Rourke III

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