March 05, 2004

Anna M. Harden

Anna Mae Harden, 76, of 335 N. Locust St., Hagerstown, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 8, 1927, in Keedysville, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. Eaton Sr. and Anna Marie Rohrer Marshall.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Thomas Harden Sr.

She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Connolly of Hagerstown and Diane Hall of Bonwier, Texas; five sons, Charles T. Harden Jr., Donald L. Harden, Wayne R. Harden, and Bobby R. Harden, all of Hagerstown, and Roger L. Harden of Baltimore; one sister, Della Maphis of Hagerstown; two half sisters, Janice Morris of Hagerstown and Bonnie Smith of Lakeland, Fla.; one half brother, Eddie Marshal of Erie, Pa.; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Eaton, Donald Eaton, Lester Eaton and Richard Eaton; one half brother, Lee Marshall; and one grandchild.


Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. Greg Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Keedysville.

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

Michael D. Cotleur

Michael Dennis Cotleur, 56, of 18929 Orchard Terrace Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Towson, Md.

Born Nov. 5, 1947, in Ohio, he was the son of the late Robert Cotleur and Joan Moore Cotleur.

He was a trial attorney for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for 17 years.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church; a past board member; a member of the Education Committee; and an altar assistant.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1365, a member of the various soccer organizations and worked as a referee. He was a charter organization representative with Boy Scouts Troop 8 at St. Ann Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine Ashley Cotleur; one son, Matthew Cotleur, at home; four sisters, Sheryl Cotleur of San Francisco, April Cotleur of Tigard, Ore., Ellen Cotleur of Valley City, Ohio, and Anne Cotleur of Lakewood, Ohio; and two brothers, Robert Cotleur of Jupiter, Fla. and Kevin Cotleur of Tigard, Ore.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Thomas Polk will be celebrant. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, on Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Maria Goretti High School, Scholarship Fund, 1535 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; Multiple Sclerosis Society, Professional Arts Building, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or Washington County Chapter American Red Cross, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Marion F. Newlin Jr.

Marion F. "Jr." Newlin Jr., 79, of Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 23, 1924, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Marion F. and Anna Sherman Newlin. He was the husband of the late Doris C. Garling Newlin.

Jr. served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the South Philippines. He was a retired Pipe and Steam Fitter and was a member of Pipe Fitters Local 486 for 32 years.

Jr. was a member and served on the Honor Guard of the VFW Hagerstown Post 1936, was a member of AMVETS of Hagerstown, and American Legion Post 212 of Funkstown, Md. He also was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hagerstown.

He is survived by one son, David L. Newlin of Hagerstown; four daughters, Sharon R. Durboraw and Shirley Y. Morgan, both of Hagerstown, Darlene V. Snow of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Cynthia M. Ranels of Virginia Beach, Va.; six sisters, Heilda Schelleman, Clara Duncan, and Beula Parsons, all of Baltimore, Rene Palmer and Hazel Henson, both of Hagerstown, and Patsy Miner of Falling Waters, W.Va.; two brothers, Richard Newlin and Vernon Newlin, both of Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Joe Newlin, Denver Newlin, Charles Newlin, and Johnny Newlin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 6, 2004, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert Morey will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2004, at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, with a Christian Wake Service at 6:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 96268, Washington, D.C. 20090-6268.

Garland E. Raines

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Garland Eugene Raines, 73, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at his home.

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