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Obituaries

April 15, 2004

Ruby B. Stoltzfus


SPRING RUN, Pa. - Ruby B. Stoltzfus, infant daughter of Benjamin and Clara Byler Stoltzfus of 18460 Dry Run Road West, was stillborn Tuesday April 13, 2004, at home.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by grandparents Stephen and Mary Stoltzfus of Dry Run and Jacob and Amanda Byler of Willow Hill, Pa.; and great-grandparents Moses and Lydia Byler of Spring Run, Joseph and Anna Byler of New Wilmington, Pa., Lydia Stoltzfus of Spring Run and Daniel and Lydia Zook of Dry Run.

Interment will be in Dry Run Amish Cemetery, Spring Run.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Arrangements are by John L. Agett Funeral Home Dry Run.




Ada M. Martin


SMITHSBURG - Ada Mary Martin, 92, of 22049 Old Forge Road, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at her home.

Born March 18, 1912, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Laban and Anna Shafer Eshleman.

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She was a member of Pondsville Mennonite Church.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Martin, whom she married Aug. 5, 1933; two daughters, Regina Williams and Joyce Bolyard, both of Smithsburg; two sons, Gerald Martin of Hagerstown and Marlin Martin of Smithsburg; one brother, Dr. Lester Eshleman of Lititz, Pa.; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; nieces; and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Martin and infant Darrell Martin; one sister, Beulah Petre; and one grandson.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Pondsville Mennonite Church. Burial will be in Stouffers Mennonite Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.




Richard A. Maynard


WILLIAMSON, Pa. - Richard A. "Dick" Maynard, 60, of 5671 Cedar St., died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at his home.

Born May 7, 1943, in Wellsboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Curtis Harold and Mary Elizabeth Campbell Maynard.

He was employed in the trucking industry as a dispatcher, last working for Hoffman Transport near State Line, Pa.

He attended Hollowell Brethren in Christ Church near Waynesboro, Pa.

He was a member of Chambersburg Fellowship Club.

He is survived by his wife, Ivy M. Hykes Maynard, whom he married July 2, 1970; one daughter, Lanette M. Wood of Waverly, N.Y.; five sons, Richard C. Maynard and Michael A. Maynard, both of Owego, N.Y., Lynn A. Maynard of Dillsburg, Pa., Lauren Q. Maynard of Enola, Pa., and Gregory L. Maynard of Williamson; one brother, Kevin Maynard of Aurora, Colo.; eight grandchildren; and one stepgranddaughter.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Curtis R. Maynard.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Hollowell Brethren in Christ Church in Waynesboro, Pa. The Rev. Blaine Lougheed will officiate. Burial will be in Browns Mill Cemetery in Kauffman, Pa.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle, Pa., and Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 425 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or Music Ministry of Hollowell Brethren in Christ Church, 14807 Hollowell Church Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Foster E. Bowers Jr.


WILLIAMSPORT - Foster Eugene Bowers Jr., 81, of 119 W. Potomac St., died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 30, 1922, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Foster Eugene Bowers Sr. and Sarah Ellen Hoover Bowers.

He retired from Reisner Manufacturing Co. in Hagerstown.

He was a member of Full Gospel Penecostal Church in Martinsburg, W.Va., served as choir director, Sunday school teacher and treasurer.

He is survived by one sister, Sue E. Hoch of Williamsport, and four brothers, Orville L. Bowers Sr. and Phillip L. Bowers, both of Williamsport, Paul R. Bowers of Norristown, Pa., and David Bowers of Maugansville.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Marcella G. Kirby and Phyllis F. Turner, and four brothers, Joseph L. Bowers, Thomas W. Bowers, Norman E. Bowers Sr. and Donald W. Bowers Sr.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home in Williamsport. The Rev. Daniel Jordan will officiate. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Williamsport.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 1 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Williamsport Volunteer Ambulance Service, 30 W. Salisbury St., Williamsport, MD 21795.




Charles G. Lonaberger


SPRING HILL, Pa. - Charles G. Lonaberger, 72, of Spring Hill, and formerly of Allentown, Pa., died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Pa.

He retired from Sears Roebuck and Co. department stores after 43 years as credit manager.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

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