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Obituaries

February 09, 2004

Hazel E. Burger


Hazel Edith Burger, 80, of Amber Drive, Hagerstown, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at her home.

Born Dec. 25, 1923, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late McKinley and Lilia Myers Shank.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rolland Z. Burger.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church.

She is survived by one son, Rolland J. Burger of Hagerstown; two brothers, Kenneth Shank of Williamsport and Eugene Shank of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Miller; and one brother, Ernest Shank.

Services will be Thursday at noon at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. The Rev. Bill Burgett will officiate. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Western Maryland Center, Third Floor, Hagerstown, MD 21742.




Ernest C. Eichelberger


Ernest Clark Eichelberger, 83, of 21 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, who died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at Ravenwood Nursing Home, was a member of American Legion Clear Spring Post 222 and Veterans of Foreign Wars William D. Byron Post 1936.




Mary E. Young


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mary Ella Young, 78, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at City Hospital.

Born May 17, 1925, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Henry Holmes and Ida Mills Holmes Sisk.

She attended Westview Baptist Church and was involved with many church activities, including the nursery.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Bruce L. Young; two daughters, Margaret Zallar of Crofton, Md., and Judy Wallace of Annapolis; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas W. Holmes.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Johnny Kelly will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Westview Baptist Church Building Fund, 301 S. Louisiana Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25401; or to Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611-1676.




R. Samuel Dillon Jr.


NAPA VALLEY, Calif. - R. Samuel "Sam" Dillon Jr., 88, of Napa Valley, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, in Napa Valley.

Born Nov. 27, 1915, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Rezon Samuel Dillon Sr. and Martha McAvoy Dillon.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Rebecca Fox Fuller, in 1979.

He was a 1933 graduate of Mercersburg (Pa.) Academy and a 1937 graduate of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. In 1991, he received a master's degree from the London School of Economics.

He had owned The Alexander Hotel in Hagerstown and hotels in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

Among other memberships in Hancock and Hagerstown, he served as president of the National Peach Council and the Maryland Horticultural Society.

He served in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Washington County; and served as the Far East Congressional Liaison Officer for the Agency of International Development.

He authored a book of local history titled "A History of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal."

He is survived by four children, Sandy Dillon of Coronado, Calif., Cissy Dillon of Sheridan, Wyo., Anita Dillon of Greenbrae, Calif., and David Dillon of Sacramento, Calif.; and two granddaughters.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Hancock.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.




Virginia C. Armstrong


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Virginia C. McNeece Armstrong, 89, a resident of Manorcare Health Services and formerly of 479 Green Hill Court, Harrisonville, Pa., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at the nursing home.

Born Oct. 7, 1914, in Gibson County, Ind., she was the daughter of the late John and Mary McRoberts McNeece. She lived most of her life in Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander Hamilton Armstrong, who died in 1983.

She was a 1932 graduate of Mount Olympus High School in Indiana.

She was employed by Hanson Manufacturing, Princeton, Ind. She retired in the 1970s.

She is survived by one brother, John McNeece of Harrisonville.

Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Princeton.

The family wishes the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are by Cumberland Valley Crematorium, Waynesboro, Pa.




Naomi L. Masters


FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Naomi L. Funk Masters, 72, of 4585 Cold Spring Road and a guest of Beverly Healthcare, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at the nursing home.

Born July 19, 1931, in Quincy, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Pansy Baker Funk.

She was a 1949 graduate of Quincy High School.

She was employed as a machine operator at Stanley Co., Chambersburg, Pa., for 45 years. She retired in 1994.

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