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Obituaries

October 13, 2003

Ronald G. Robison


Ronald "Robie" G. Robison, 61, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, in Hagerstown.

Born June 4, 1942, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Edward Boyd and Grace Lorraine Kiehl Robison. He was the husband of 43 years to Jacqueline Y. Chaumette Robison of Hagerstown.

Robie retired from the United States Army in 1981 from the military police. During his service, he fought in the Vietnam War and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, the Meritorious United Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and the Good Conduct Medal Clasp (5th Award).

Robie was a past police officer for the Hagerstown City Police Department. He was a past member of Dixon-Troxell VFW Post 211 in Funkstown, Md., and AMVETS Post 10 in Hagerstown.

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In addition to his wife, Rob is survived by three sons, James M. Robison of Gettysburg, Pa., Edward B. Robison of Hagerstown, and Eric J. Robison of Falling Waters, W.Va.; two daughters, Corinne S. Finn and Marie Anne Y. Hower, both of Reading, Pa.; one sister, Constance Sprecher of Hanover, Pa.; and 10 grandchildren.

The funeral service will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors.

There will be no public viewing. Friends may pay last respects from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2003 at the Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Always and Forever Memorial and Honor Program/American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

The arrangements have been entrusted to the Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.




Helen R. Wink


McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Helen R. Everts Wink, 67, of 25 Cloverleaf Court, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at York (Pa.) Hospital.

Born June 9, 1936, in Needmore, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert W. and Ruth A. Barthalow Everts.

She worked at the Stanley Co. as a seamstress, retiring after 26 years of service.

She attended Calvary Independent Baptist Church in McConnellsburg.

She is survived by her husband, Donald L. Wink; one daughter, Audrey J. Duncan of Hanover, Pa.; one son, Milton E. Wink of McConnellsburg; six sisters, Alice Truax of Warfordsburg, Pa., Mary Hurst of Sebring, Fla., Bessis Wills of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Betty Bishop of Buck Valley, Pa., Daisy Wertz of Needmore, and Tammy Kyne of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three brothers, Jake Everts of McConnellsburg, Edward B. Everts of Dott, Pa., and Denton Everts of Fort Loudon, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother and one grandchild.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Independent Baptist Church. Pastor David Carroll will officiate. Burial will be in Tonoloway Baptist Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open after 2 p.m., and one hour prior to the services at the church on Wednesday.

Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg.




Dolsie M. Fost


WINCHESTER, Va. - Dolsie M. Fost, 90, of Roosevelt Boulevard, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at a local nursing home.

Born Jan. 2, 1913, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Barkman and Albert Bowman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis H. Fost. They were married Sept. 10, 1932.

She retired from Glaize Packinghouse in 1973.

She was a member of Carpers Valley United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Richard L. Fost and James L. Fost, both of Winchester; one sister, Beatrice Norris of Little Orleans, Md.; one brother, David Bowman of Baltimore; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home, Winchester. The Rev. David Burrough will officiate. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.

Visitation will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.




Virginia A. Pryor


QUINCY, Pa. - Virginia A. Dailey Pryor, 83, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 14550 Pennersville Road in Cascade, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at the home.

Born April 20, 1920, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James A. and Lillie O. Wilt Dailey. She lived her early life in Charles Town, W.Va.

She was a 1941 graduate of Charles Town High School and later graduated from Hagers-town Business College.

She was employed by Claire Frock Sewing Factory in Thurmont, Md.

She was a member of St. Stephen's United Church of Christ in Highfield, Md., where she was a member of the Women's Guild and the Consistory where she served as treasurer, elder and deacon.

She was a member of the National AARP.

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