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Obituaries

December 12, 2003

Thomas W. Conner Sr.


KNOXVILLE - Thomas Woodrow Conner Sr., 59, of 810 Knoxville Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at his home.

Born Dec. 24, 1943, in Knoxville, he was the son of the late Richard and Dorothy Eury Conner.

He was a plumber with the B&O Railroad in Brunswick, Md.

He is survived by two daughters, Mary L. Conner and Christina M. Conner, both of Brunswick; three sons, Thomas W. Conner Jr. of Knoxville, Michael A. Conner of Jefferson, Md., and Thomas A. Conner of Brunswick; one brother, Russell E. Conner of Brunswick; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Conner; and three brothers, Gene Conner, Richard Conner and Michael Conner.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. Pastor Ernie Witmer will officiate. Burial will be in Reformed Cemetery, Knoxville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, MD 21716.




Eleanor M. Unger


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Eleanor M. Unger, 83, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003.

Born May 4, 1920, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Sly and Elsie Mauck Hoffmaster.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Mayson Unger.

She was a 1940 graduate of Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) High School.

She was a nurse's assistant at City Hospital.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where she was a Gold Star Mother and a member of the Philathea Class for more than 60 years.

She is survived by one daughter, Irma Hutchinson of Martinsburg; four sons, Ronald Unger, Charles Unger and Frank Unger, all of Martinsburg, and Richard Unger of the Maryland Eastern Shore; one sister, Mary Griffith of Rehoboth Beach, Del.; one brother, Herbert Hoffmaster of Frederick, Md.; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret Unger; four sons, Mayson Unger Jr., Edmund Unger, Larry Unger and John Unger; one sister, Gladys Unger; and one brother, Edmund Hoffmaster.

Services will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. Dr. Edward Grove and the Rev. Paul C. Stanley will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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




Linda B. Dingman


BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Linda B. Dingman, 62, of Bunker Hill, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born July 14, 1941, in New York, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Margaret Bartholomaus.

She was a member of Oakland United Methodist Church in Charles Town, W.Va.

She is survived by her husband of 11 years, William E. "Bill" Dingman; 10 children, Kaitlyn Dingman, Melissa Dingman and Martin Dingman, all at home, and Glen Paulin, Gregory Paulin, Debby Dooley, Donna Kubasek, Terry Ninivaggi, Billy Dingman and Cindy Dingman, all of New Jersey; one sister, Sue Herr of Rescue, Calif.; two brothers, Richard Bartholomaus of Oceanside, Calif., and Bart Bartholomaus of Florida; and 13 grandchildren.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Oakland United Methodist Church, Charles Town. The Revs. Joanne Alexander and Kent Tice will officiate.

Burial will be private.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1660 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314.

Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.




James M. Smith


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - James M. Smith, 72, of 2326 Majestic Court, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Dec. 24, 1930, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late William and Carmen Smith Crickman.

He was a 1957 graduate of the University of Maryland in Baltimore.

He retired from the real estate business in 2000.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 600 of Chambersburg, competing in the Elks Ritual National Seat as a team member Loyal Knight in Atlanta, among other competitions; and a member of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 and Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46, both of Chambersburg.

He is survived by one daughter, Wendy S. Clark of Bel Air, Md.; two sons, Timothy M. Smith and Daniel C. Smith, both of Chambersburg; one sister, Jean Fielding of Washington, D.C.; his former wife, Joan Smith of Chambersburg; his companion, Lois Osterman of Chambersburg; seven grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, C.W. Crickman; one son, Larry Smith; and one brother, Fred Smith.

A memorial service will be Saturday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Patrick B. Jones will officiate.

Burial will be private.

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