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Obituaries

October 20, 2003

Hilda C. Smith


Hilda Caroline Smith, 82, of Summit Avenue in Hagerstown, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 3, 1920, in Cavetown, she was the daughter of the late Harry Franklin and Sallye Bachtell Smith

She was a 1938 graduate of Smithsburg High School and a 1940 graduate of Columbia College.

She was employed by Bohman-Warne Inc. in Hagerstown, retiring in 1984 after 44 years of service.

She was a member of Christ Reformed Church of Christ in Cavetown.

Private services and burial will be in Cavetown Cemetery. The Rev. Carol D. Hallman will officiate.




William R. Mortimer


ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. - William Roger Mortimer, 69, of Zephyrhills, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born March 18, 1934, in Brookville, Pa., he was the son of the late Ralph and Lottie Wingard Mortimer.

He was a member of the U.S. Navy Reserve.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene Stermer Mortimer; one daughter, Bonnie Farmer of Florida; three sons, David Mortimer of Seattle, John Mortimer of Middleway, W.Va., and Clay Mortimer of Millport, N.Y.; one sister, Marion Scott of Florida; two brothers, Charles Mortimer and Richard Mortimer, both of Florida; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Mortimer and Delmar Mortimer.

Services and burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.




Junior C. Jackson


BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Junior Clyde Jackson, 72, of Berkeley Springs, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at War Memorial Hospital.

Born March 23, 1931, in Brosious, W.Va., he was the son of the late William Clyde Jackson and Mary E. Wills Jackson-Young.

He attended Morgan County schools.

He was a self-employed carpenter for more than 17 years.

He was a member of Berkeley Springs Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis I. Beddow Jackson, whom he married Dec. 10, 1951; three sons, William C. Jackson of Hancock, and Edward L. Jackson and Robert A. Jackson, both of Berkeley Springs; four sisters, Frances Moss and Julia Young, both of Berkeley Springs, Mary L. Ward of Hancock and Loretta Hendershot of Cumberland, Md.; one brother, Bobbie Young of Berkeley Springs; six grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one infant brother.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Robert S. Osborne will officiate. Burial will be in Alpine United Methodist Church Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, West Virginia Region, Ohio-West Virginia Affiliate, 1319 Quarrier St., Charleston, WV 25301.




Janet I. Daugherty


QUINCY, Pa. - Janet I. Myers Daugherty, 90, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 9639 Garnes Road in Mercersburg, Pa., died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at the home.

Born Oct. 29, 1912, in Antrim Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Calvin C. and Carrie M. Swailes Myers.

Her husband, William C. Daugherty, died Oct. 9, 1996. They were married Dec. 24, 1935.

She was a homemaker and helped on the family farm.

She was a member of the former Trinity United Brethren Church in State Line, Pa.

She is survived by two daughters, Thelma M. Decker and Lois I. Fetterhoff, both of Greencastle, Pa.; one son, Ralph E. Daugherty of Mercersburg; one sister, Hazel N. Brinkley, a guest at Morning Glory Retirement Home in State Line; two brothers, Harold E. Myers and Donald C. Myers, both of Greencastle; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Daniel Myers, John Myers and Linford Myers; and two grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle. Pastor Michael Wentz will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

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




Gene T. Aughinbaugh


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Gene T. "Aucky" Aughinbaugh, 74, of 21 Acorn Circle, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at his home.

Born Feb. 19, 1929, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Helen E. Trayer Aughinbaugh.

He owned and managed the former Aucky's Camping Center in Fayetteville, Pa., retiring in 1984.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and later served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.

He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member of Charles W. McCleary Disabled American Veterans Post 78, where he had served as commander and treasurer; played with the Chambersburg Fifty and Over Slow Pitch League, playing until last year; and was a member of Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46, Gen. James Chambers A.F.&A.M. Lodge 801 and George Washington Royal Arch Chapter 176, all in Chambersburg, as well as other organizations.

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