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Obituaries

October 27, 2003

Eleanor L. Burkholder


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Eleanor L. Burkholder, 83, of the Shook Home for the Aged, and formerly of Marion, Pa., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at the home.

Born Oct. 11, 1920, in Letterkenny Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harvey W. and Margaret Cormany Byers.

Her husband, Samuel H. Burkholder, died in September 1966.

She worked at the Butcher Shop in Chambersburg for 11 years.

She was a member of 4th Street Church of the Brethren, Chambersburg, where she taught Sunday School and was a deacon.

She is survived by one daughter, Ellen B. Miller of Harrisonburg, Pa.; two sons, Ray S. Burkholder of Chambersburg and Dale A. Burkholder of Topeka, Kan.; two brothers, Donald W. Byers of Chambersburg and Richard Byers of Waynesboro, Pa.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by one sister; one brother; and one stepgranddaughter.

Memorial services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at 4th Street Church of the Brethren. Pastor Manny Diaz and the Rev. Darlene Stouffer will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to 4th Street Church of the Brethren, 260 S. 4th St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Jeffrey A. Schildt


MOUNT AIRY, Md. - Jeffrey "Moose" Alan Schildt, 36, of Mount Airy, and formerly of Frederick, Md., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Unit in Baltimore, from injuries due to a three-vehicle accident on Oct. 16.

Born March 15, 1967, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Evelyn E. Schildt.

He most recently was employed by Phoenix Mecano, where he was supervisor of his department.

He was a member of Stars and Bars Club.

He is survived by his wife, Shannon Bell Schildt; one daughter, Katelyn E. Schildt, at home; one sister, Deborah Kettells of Bergaw, N.C.; one brother, Gerald R. Schildt of Greenwood, La.; and cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Edna A. and Leslie C. Schildt; and an uncle.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick. Pastor Jeffrey Walters and the Revs. La Vern Rasmussem and John W. Schildt will officiate. Burial will be in Rocky Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to a trust fund for Katelyn Evelyn Schildt, c/o Westminster Union Bank, Woodbine Office, P.O. Box 130, Woodbine, MD 21797.




John E. Wood Sr.


HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - John E. Wood Sr., 75, of Hedgesville, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Heartland of Martinsburg.

Born June 11, 1928, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Elzie G. and Vallie May Tedrick Wood.

He retired from Mack Trucks.

He attended Johnsontown Bible Church.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian M. Bloyer Wood; one daughter, Donna K. Mitchell of Carlisle, Pa.; two sons, John E. Wood Jr. and Michael D. Wood, both of Hedgesville; one brother, Richard H. Wood of Ganotown, W.Va.; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Edith Byers, Nellie R. Canby and Marie Gosnell; and three brothers, William P. Wood, Arthur C. Wood and Frederick G. Wood.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va. Pastor Jack Rudy will officiate. Burial will be in Snyder's Cemetery in Morgan County, W.Va.

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




Willie E. Fearnow


BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Willie E. Fearnow, 99, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs.

Born Nov. 15, 1903, in Davis, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James R.S. and Lula Hovermale Unger.

Her husband, William Douglas Fearnow, died in 1977.

She was a schoolteacher at the former West Branch School in Morgan County, W.Va.

She was a member of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, where she served as church treasurer and Sunday School teacher for many years.

She is survived by two daughters, Anna L. Youngblood and Betty J. Unger, both of Berkeley Springs; one sister, Bernadean V. Ambrose of Saint Marys, W.Va.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Reba Myers; and one brother, Rumsey Unger.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Glenn F. Stevens will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, which will be open after 9 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Olivet United Methodist Church or Cemetery Association, c/o James R. Michael, Winchester, Grade Road, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.




John C. Bolan


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