A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. Pastor Dennis Newcomer will officiate. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania, 4813 Jonestown Road, Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17109; or to the American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Marguerite L. Myers
KNOXVILLE - Marguerite Louise Myers, 80, of 1428 Souder Road, died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 22, 1924, in Brunswick, Md., she was the daughter of the late James E. and Frances Cannon Eury.
She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 1136, Pythian Sisters Century Temple No. 4, and a member and past president of Ladies Auxiliary of Steadman-Keenan American Legion Post No. 96 and Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10421, all in Brunswick.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Leo P. Myers; one stepdaughter, Frances Lee of Jefferson, Md.; one sister, Martha Greene of Lovettsville, Va.; two stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Conner, Virginia Brightwell and Eleanor Eury; and two brothers, Charles E. Eury and Russell E. Eury Sr.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The Rev. Roland England will officiate. Burial will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral home will be open today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Martha L. Miller
SHARPSBURG - Martha Louise Miller, 90, of 306 W. Chapline St., died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.
Born Aug. 8, 1913, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Raymond and Della Mae Drenner Renner.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Matthew Miller, in 1957.
She worked in housekeeping for 38 years.
She volunteered with the Washington County Food Bank.
She was a member of Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren.
She is survived by one daughter, Patricia A. Holmes of Keedysville; one sister, Ruby Dick of Hagerstown; one granddaughter, Kelli S. Canfield of Keedysville; one grandson, C. Daniel Holmes of Keedysville; two great-granddaughters; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, infant Lucille, Mary A. Moore and Orpha Spielman, and one brother, William Renner.
Graveside services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg. The Revs. Eddie H. Edmonds and Holmer L. Nutting Jr. will officiate.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro.
Memorial donations may be made to Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 432, Sharpsburg, MD 21782.
Eileen T. Shockey
WINCHESTER, Va. - Eileen Tritsch Shockey, 84, of West Whitlock Avenue, Winchester, Va., died on Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Shockey was born March 25, 1920, in Hagerstown, Md., the daughter of the late Russell and Mary Callista Tritsch.
She worked as a secretary for the former governor of Maryland, William P. Lane Jr.
She married Ralph D. Shockey on June 29, 1946, in Winchester.
She was a member of the Braddock Street United Methodist Church and volunteered with the Girl Scouts.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Melanie S. Kiracofe of Winchester; two grandchildren, Chelsea L. Kiracofe and Neil D. Kiracofe, both of Winchester; and a brother, Jack Tritsch of Hagerstown.
A son, Clay D. Shockey is deceased.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, with the Rev. Thomas H. Keithley officiating. Family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Winchester.
Memorial contributions may be made to Girl Scouts of the USA, 153 McMillan Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.
Debbie J. Smith