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Obituaries

May 01, 2004

Abram L. Zook
DRY RUN, Pa. - Abram L. Zook, 2, of 20476 Path Valley Road, died Friday, April 30, 2004, at his home.

Born Aug. 7, 2001, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Jacob D. and Mary A. Wengerd Zook.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by nine brothers and sisters; Joseph L. Zook, Daniel J. Zook, Lena M. Zook, Simeon M. Zook, Andy M. Zook, Enos M. Zook, Gideon M. Zook, Fannie J. Zook and Sadie W. Zook, all at home.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the family's home, 20476 Path Valley Road, Dry Run. Burial will be in the Dry Run Amish Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the family's home.

Arrangements are by John L. Agett Funeral Home, Dry Run.




Charles T. Fawks Jr.


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Charles T. Fawks Jr., 76, of 14066 Wayne Highway, died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

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Born Oct. 22, 1927, in Hollidaysburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles T. Fawks Sr. and Mary Feathers Fawks.

He attended Altoona (Pa.) High School and studied wildlife conservation.

He worked for 20 years as the manager of food service at Waynesboro Hospital.

A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Waynesboro, and served as a Eucharistic minister.

He was a 4th-degree member and past Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Council 2068 of Waynesboro; a member and past post commander of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 of Waynesboro; and a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 of Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille M. Smeal Fawks, whom he married April 10, 1953; five sons, Charles T. Fawks III of Oakville, Pa., David A. Fawks and Rick L. Fawks, both of Waynesboro, and Donald W. Fawks and Brian L. Fawks, both of Mont Alto, Pa.; four sisters, Donna Thompson and Ruth McCully, both of Altoona, Sylvia Shaw of Florida, and Patty Fischer of New York; two brothers, Pete Fawks of South Carolina, and Kenny Fawks of Altoona; 13 grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dolores Hart and Phyllis Gillman; and four brothers, Ernie Fawks, Eddie Fawks, John Fawks and Frank Fawks.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Waynesboro. The Revs. Thomas J. Hemler and Joseph C. Carolin will be celebrants. Burial will follow in St. Andrew Cemetery in Waynesboro, with military honors by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 of Chambersburg.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew Catholic Church, P.O. Box 167, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.




Charles W. Holder


BOONSBORO - Charles W. Holder, 99, of Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, and formerly of 4400 Main St. in Rohrersville, died Friday, April 30, 2004, at the home.

Born Jan. 29, 1905, in Weverton, he was the son of the late Richard Henry and Carrie Belle West Holder.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen L.B. Keedy Holder, in 1997.

He retired in 1975 from the B&O Railroad as a machinist.

He attended Central United Brethren Church in Rohrersville.

He was a member of Antietam Lodge 197 AF & AM of Keedysville, where he was the Tyler Emeritus; and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Olive Branch 34 of Keedysville.

He is survived by one daughter, Phyllis G. Keller of Middletown, Md.; one son, Charles R. Holder of Rohrersville; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Wayne E. Holder Sr.; one sister, Nettie E. Dagenhart; eight brothers, H. Augustus Holder, William R. Holder, James E. Holder, Jesse C. Holder, Floyd A. Holder, Roy W. Holder, R. Tilghman Holder and D. Maurice Holder; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home in Boonsboro. The Revs. Brian H. Moore and Victor H. Moon will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Rohrersville.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home, where a Masonic memorial service will be held at 3 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Antietam Lodge 197 AF & AM Scholarship Fund, 17830 Davidson Drive, Sharpsburg, MD 21782.




Catherine J. Hopp


Catherine Jane Hopp, 85, of 50 E. Franklin St. in Hagerstown, died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at her home.

Born March 12, 1919, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Paul Tudro and Elizabeth Ellen Ward Hopp.

She attended St. Mary's School.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She is survived by two nephews, Larry P. Hopp of Hagerstown, and Tony B. Hopp of Menominnie, Mich.; two cousins; two grandnieces; and three grandnephews.

Graveside services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert Morey will officiate.

There will be no visitation.

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