March 10, 2004

Dr. Richard G. Harnish

Dr. Richard Glen Harnish, 74, of Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at his residence.

Born June 24, 1929, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Wilbur Glen Harnish and Noll (Light) Harnish Swartz.

Dr. Harnish had practiced chiropractic care since 1957 and most recently at 2 Broadway, Hagerstown.

He was a 1948 graduate of Hagerstown High School where he excelled in football.

He played semi pro football for the Waynesboro Tigers and was team physician for the Hagerstown Bears in the 1970s.

He received his doctorate of chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago.

He was a member of Christ Reformed Church, Hagerstown.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and played football while in the Army.

He was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, Hagerstown; and BPO Elks Lodge 378, Hagerstown.


He is survived by his wife, Doris Jane (Miles) Harnish, whom he married Dec. 18, 1961; two sons, Glen Harnish and wife Shelbia of Woodsboro, Md. and Charles "Chuck" Harnish and wife Stacy of Hagerstown; and three grandchildren, Savannah, Zephan and Delaney Harnish, all of Woodsboro.

Funeral services will be conducted at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, on Thursday, March 11, 2004, at noon with the Rev. Don R. Stevenson officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to services on Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon.

Marjorie F. Campbell

Marjorie Freeman Campbell, 91, died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md. Born in Tidioute, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Maxson Freeman and Florence Parshall Freeman of Salisbury, Md.

Mrs. Campbell was the widow of the late Dr. Edgar Thrall Campbell of Hagerstown. She and her family lived at "Beavercrest," their home in Beaver Creek, for nearly 40 years.

Mrs. Campbell served on the board of the Hagerstown Women's Club, at the Turnover Shop and as an honorary member of the Women's Auxiliary to the Washington County Medical Association. She was an active member of the Hagerstown Garden Club, the Washington County Museum and the Historical Society.

Mrs. Campbell, who was always known as "Bub" to her family, is survived by her son, Stephen Campbell of Lyme, N.H.; her daughter, Sarah Campbell of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kristen Stansbury; her daughter, Florence C. Stansbury; sister, Sarah Long; and her brothers, Hugh Freeman, C. Maxson Freeman and Robert Freeman.

A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, March 28, 2004, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Virginia Avenue, Williamsport, Md., with the Rev. Mark Sandell officiating. Interment was at Rest Haven Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

Katherine L. Cupernall

Katherine L. Cupernall, 76, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 22, 1927, in Clayton, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Ernest P. and Bertha Sulivan Loveland.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Leroy H. Cupernall, in 1990.

She was a 1946 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Clayton.

She retired from Angstrom Precision in Hagerstown.

She was a member of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by one son, Christopher P. Cupernall of Hagerstown; two sisters, Mary E. Natali of Clayton and Lucy Swart of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one brother, Ernest P. Loveland Jr. of Gulf Port, Fla.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two children, Martin L. Cupernall and Shari K. Osborne; and two sisters, Margaret Moore and Rita L. Good.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Hagerstown. The Rev. Thomas P. Polk will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown, with a Christian wake service at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Building Fund, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Kenneth A. Plotner

HOPE MILLS, N.C. - Kenneth A. Plotner, 55, of Hope Mills, and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at his home.

Born May 15, 1948, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Alvey W. and Ruth Brown Plotner.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Collins Plotner; one daughter, Crystal Plotner of Bunker Hill, W.Va.; four sons, Dwayne Fraley of Hedgesville, W.Va., and K.W. Plotner, Travis Plotner and Joshua Plotner, all of Hope Mills; three sisters, Margaret Viands of Rippon, W.Va., Alice Engle of Berryville, Va., and Ruby Gaither of Martinsburg; and two grandchildren.

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