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September 28, 2004
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A Memorial Mass was held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in La Quinta on Sept. 23.




Zachary L. Summers, 70


JAN. 29, 1934-SEPT. 26, 2004

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Zachary L. "Zach" Summers, 70, of 5212 Bino Road, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 29, 1934, in Myersville, Md., he was the son of the late Simon and Winnie Ridenour Summers.

He was employed at Jamison Door Co., Hagerstown, for 43 years.

He attended Assembly of God Church, Waynesboro, Pa.

He was a member of Mercersburg (Pa.) Moose Lodge; Carpenters Brotherhood Union and Antique Automobile Club of America.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille E. Mummert Summers, whom he married in 1960; two daughters, Linda L. Martin of Greencastle, and Barbara A. Summers of Shippensburg, Pa.; one son, Wayne P. Summers of Mercersburg, Pa.; one sister, Joanne Hudson of Ohio; two brothers, Ivan Summers of Wilmington, Del., and Kenneth Summers of Oroville, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia United Brethren Church, Greencastle. Pastor Allen Eshleman will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and at the church Thursday at 1 p.m.




James F. Longbrake, 84


APRIL 6, 1920-SEPT. 25, 2004

KNOXVILLE - James Franklin Longbrake, 84, of 4004 Petersville Road, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.

Born April 6, 1920, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Harry Franklin and Daisy Schroyer Longbrake.

He was a 1938 graduate of Brunswick High School.

He was a retired clerk.

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

He was a member of Lutheran Chapel, Petersville.

He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582; Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136, and Steadman-Keenan American Legion Post 96, all of Brunswick.

He is survived by two sisters, Virginia L. Cramer of Knoxville, and Sarah Chicchirichi of Charles Town, W.Va., two nephews, one great-niece and one great-nephew.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Ethel Grimes and one brother, Baughman Chew.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The Rev. Carroll L. Boyer will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery, Bolivar, W.Va.

Visitation will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brunswick Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, MD 21716; or to Brunswick Fire Co., P.O. Box 156, Brunswick, MD 21716.




Betsy J. Light, 78


AUG. 27, 1926-SEPT. 26, 2004

Betsy Jane Light, age 78, died on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Miami Valley Hospital.

Betsy was born on Aug. 27, 1926, in Hagerstown, Md., daughter of her beloved parents, the late Omer M. and Naomi R. Harbaugh.

Following a childhood filled with many happy memories, she earned a scholarship to attend Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa. After graduation she married Richard M. Light and they settled in Dayton, Ohio, to raise their family.

Betsy worked as a librarian at the Northtown and Huber Heights branches and was well-known for more than 20 years. She maintained a lifelong passion for books and reading that continued to the last days of her life.

In addition to books, Betsy enjoyed travel, her garden, many friends and her beloved cats.

A breast cancer survivor for more than 25 years, she later maintained many active friendships through cancer survival groups.

She is survived by her children, Thomas Light, Barbara Light, both of Sequim, Wash., David Light of San Mateo, Calif., John Light of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., and her grandchildren, Emmet Light, Abigail Groskopf, Elizabeth Keaveny, Sarah Light and Ricardo Light.

Betsy is missed by her family and continues to inspire them by her ideas and example.

At her request, there will be no service. Following cremation, Betsy will be interred with her parents in Hagerstown, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.

Bradford-Connelly & Glickler Funeral Home, Dayton, are handling arrangements.




The Rev. Jackie C. Kauffman, 62


MAY 4, 1942-SEPT. 25, 2004

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - The Rev. Jackie C. "Jack" Kauffman, 62, of 3318 Day Hollow Road, Fayetteville, Pa., died at 4:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, in Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. He had been in failing health for the past three months and critically ill for the last five weeks.

Born May 4, 1942, in Hamiltonban Township, Adams County, Pa., he was the son of the late Blaine and Marguerite (McCarney) Kauffman.

The Rev. Kauffman was a graduate of Quincy High School with the class of 1960.

He and his wife of 40 years, Mrs. Nancy L. (Naugle) Kauffman, were married June 6, 1964, at the Chapel at Old Forge. They had lived at their present residence since 1968.

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