In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
A. Eugene Wishard
A. Eugene "Gene" Wishard, 74, of Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at Reeder's Memorial Home, Boonsboro.
Born June 28, 1929, in Fairview, Md., he was the son of the late Russell E. Sr. and Edna E. Mowen Wishard.
He retired as a sales representative from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean War.
He was a member of American Legion Post 211, Funkstown; VFW Post 1936, Hagerstown, was a volunteer at Wilson Ruritan Club, the Washington County Junior Golf Association and the American Junior Golf Association.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy R. Winters Wishard; one sister, Hilda Stoner of Hagers-town; two brothers, Russell E. Wishard Jr. of Hagerstown, and W. Ivan Wishard of New Port Richey, Fla.; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Hazel Resh.
A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. The Rev. Ronald Fearer will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Reeder's Memorial Home, New Resident Bus Fund, 141 S. Main St., Boonsboro, MD 21713, Attn: Conia Collins; or to Hospice of Washington County, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Third Floor, Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Maxwell E. Brown
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Maxwell E. Brown, 82, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at his home.
Born Feb. 27, 1921, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Harry M. and Lucie Clark Brown.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Aretha Brown.
He retired from the National Park Service.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of Church of God.
He was a member of Newton D. Baker Post 896 VFW.
He is survived by one daughter, Kay Skelly of Martinsburg; two sons, Jerry Brown and Marvin Brown, both of Martinsburg; one sister, Catherine Voorhees of Martinsburg; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. William C. Crowe will officiate. Burial with military services 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 Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.
Henry R. Seals
BOONSBORO - Henry Ralph Seals, 63, of 225 Potomac St., died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at his home.
Born May 13, 1940, in Sneedsville, Tenn., he was the son of the late Lon and Della Bowlins Seals.
His first wife, Gladys Duck Rosenbalm Seals, died in 1977.
He was employed as a carpenter and superintendent in the Potomac area.
He attended Pentecostal Church in Tennessee and Mount Airy, Md.
He was a member of AA for 17 years.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Shoemaker Seals, whom he married Dec. 19, 1979; two daughters, Betty J. Seals and Monica Seals, both of Hagerstown; three sons, Michael Seals and John Seals, both of Hagerstown, and Steven Quinn of Frederick, Md.; three sisters, Peggy Seals and Louise Merson, both of Frederick, and Bobbi Stubberfield of Mooresburg, Tenn.; one brother, Elmer Seals of Woodbine, Md.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Debra Seals; one sister, Lena Hunt; and one foster brother, Sam Cowan.
Private services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, Frederick. Memorials will be offered Thursday from 8 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Third Floor, Hagerstown, MD 21742.