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January 28, 2004

Ronald M. Cox II

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Ronald Michael "Bubba" Cox II, 26, of Berkeley Springs, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at his home.

Born July 22, 1977, in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of Melody Ann Swink Holliday and Ronald Michael Cox, both of Berkeley Springs.

He attended Berkeley Springs High School.

He worked at the golf course at Cacapon State Park.

He was of the Protestant faith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepfather, Raymond L. Holliday Jr. of Berkeley Springs; eight aunts and uncles; and cousins.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Samuel Jefferson and Ilene Marie Stotler Swink and one cousin.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home in Berkeley Springs. Pastor Rodney C. Truax will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery.


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

James E. Dayley

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - James E. "Jim" Dayley, 76, of 11474 Welsh Run Road, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at his home.

Born Aug. 13, 1927, in Hagers-town, he was the son of the late Walter Scott Dayley and Abby Viola Dayley.

He was employed as a shipping clerk at Pangborn Industries in Hagerstown, retiring in 1989 after 38 years of service.

He was a member of Church of the Brethren in Welsh Run, Pa., where he served as the caretaker for the church and cemetery.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah E. Keefer Dayley, whom he married Jan. 3, 1951; one daughter, Beverly Sue Dayley of Tucson, Ariz.; three sons, David A. Dayley and Roy S. Dayley, both of Greencastle, Pa., and Michael J. Dayley of Mercersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Jane Shuman of Lemasters, Pa., and Annabelle Thorum of Spring City, Pa.; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Harrison and Mary Poe, and three brothers, Perry Dayley, Carl Dayley and John Dayley.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Henry Hunsberger will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home.

Gordon H. Brocklehurst

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Gordon H. Brocklehurst, 63, of Falling Waters, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.

Born April 15, 1940, in London, England, he was the son of the late Charles and Doris Alexander Brocklehurst.

He was employed with Mack Trucks.

He was a member of Martinsburg Lodge 120 Loyal Order of the Moose and Martinsburg Eagles Club Post 4179.

He is survived by three daughters, Jane Josephs and Audrey Kretzler, both of Butler, Pa., and Sandra Franksain of Ellwood, Pa.; one sister, Sylvia Thompson of England; his companion of 16 years, Annie Sine of Falling Waters; eight grandchildren; and one nephew.

Memorial services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one half hour prior to services.

Pauline T. Furtado

WILLIAMSPORT - Pauline Thomas Furtado, 78, of 14857 Bottom Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Feb. 8, 1925, in Pinesburg, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Braxton and Luewillie Taylor Thomas.

She was previously employed as a cook for various restaurants throughout the county.

She was a member of Williamsport United Methodist Church.

She also was a member of IORM Red Feather Council No. 59 in Williamsport, AMVETS Post 10 Auxiliary in Hagerstown and Williamsport Women's Moose, and was past president of American Legion Post 202 Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Sylvester "Spuds" Furtado; one daughter, Helen C. Keeney of Hagerstown; one sister, Maxine McCardell of Williamsport; two grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Floyd Thomas, Reuben Thomas, Thomas Thomas and Ray Thomas; four sisters, Thelma Gift, Gladys Herbert, Madeline Bowers and Frances Thomas; and one grandson.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home in Williamsport. The Rev. Jonathan D. Laye will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

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

Michael E. Blubaugh

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Michael E. Blubaugh, 25, of 5594 Fairway Drive West, Fayetteville, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at his home.

Born Jan. 1, 1979, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Susan K. Mentzer Blubaugh of Fayetteville and the late Tony Allen Blubaugh.

He was a 1997 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim Senior High School.

He was employed by Laurich Building Contractors in Chambersburg, Pa.

He is survived by maternal grandmother Jean E. Mentzer of Waynesboro, two aunts, two uncles and many cousins.

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