February 04, 2004

Carol R. Ausherman

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Carol R. Ausherman, 46, of 11341 Orchard Road, Waynesboro, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, in her home as the result of a fire.

Born July 28, 1957, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Carolyn A. Aughinbaugh Ausherman of Quincy, and the late Joe W. Ausherman.

She was a 1975 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

She had a real estate license for 20 years, working in the family business of Ausherman's Real Estate on Main Street in Waynesboro and helped prepare taxes for H&R Block of Waynesboro.

She is survived by one brother, Paul W. Ausherman; one nephew; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be private. The Rev. Daniel F. Derk will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family request the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.


Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Emil O. Hauser

WILLIAMSPORT - Emil O. Hauser, 97, of Homewood Retirement Center, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, Md., died Monday morning, Feb. 2, 2004, at home in his cottage #282.

Mr. Hauser was born in Dalsheim, Germany, on Aug. 1, 1906.

He was an apprentice and trained as a cooper before immigrating to America on June 14, 1926. Upon arriving in America, he settled in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was employed as a butcher. His fianc, Theresa Wyss, whom he met prior to leaving Germany, came to America in 1928. They were married in Brooklyn on May 25, 1930.

He continued to work as a butcher and assisted his wife, working as a hairdresser. In 1948, they with their 10-year-old daughter, Phyllis, moved to Tivoli, N.Y. Mr. Hauser worked as a butcher for Grand Union for over 30 years. He also repaired shoes on the weekends and in the evenings.

In 1988, the Hausers moved to Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport, Md., to be near their daughter and her family.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Col. and Mrs. James E. Walsh, Jr. of Boonsboro, Md.; three grandchildren, James E. Walsh III of Plano, Texas, Theresa W. Marchioni of Miamisburg, Ohio, and David E. Walsh of Springfield, Mass., and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Hauser, who died July 19, 1995.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Reginald Rice and the Rev. Willard F. Rahn will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

The family requests omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Stephen E. Smith

Stephen E. Smith, 48, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Dec. 14, 1955, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Eugene Elmer and Evelyn Regenia Hull Smith.

He is survived by one daughter, Shannon M. S. Hernandez of Martinsburg; one sister, Barbara J. Smith of Hagerstown; one brother, Curtis L. Smith Sr. of Clear Spring; three grandchildren; three nieces; and three nephews.

Services will be held at a later date.

Burial will be private.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

James A. Dean

James Anthony Dean, 39, of 240 Prospect Ave., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 1, 1964, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of stepfather, Willis, and Barbara Jean Simmons Taylor of Washington, D.C.

He attended Suitland (Md.) High School.

He worked at HDC.

He was a member of The Word of Life Outreach Ministry of Hagerstown.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Charlene Taylor of Washington, and Darlene Wright of College Park, Md.; four brothers, Eric Taylor of Upper Marlboro, Md., Arthur L. Taylor of Philadelphia, Willis R. Taylor of Washington, and Reginald Taylor of Greenbelt, Md.; five nieces and eight nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. Al Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

John J. Honodel

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - John J. Honodel, 94, of 102 Barnett Ave., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at his home.

Born Nov. 21, 1909, in Rouzerville, Pa., he was the son of the late E. Omar and Sadie Fox Honodel.

He was employed by Sprint United Telephone Company North Central Area.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

He was a former member of St. Stephen's United Church of Christ in Highfield, Pa., and was a deacon and elder. He was a member of Apostles United Church of Christ in Waynesboro.

He was a member of Telephone Pioneers Harrisburg, Pa. Chapter; Landis McCleaf Marine Corps League; and AARP Waynesboro South Chapter.

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