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Obituaries

September 29, 2004

Pauline G. Hoover


WILLIAMSPORT - Due to a source's error, an obituary in Tuesday's Morning Herald for Pauline G. Hoover, 91, of Vermont Street, who died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, listed an incorrect relationship for one of those who preceded her in death. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Luther "Bill" Hoover, on April 19, 1987.




William E. Salmon


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Due to a source's error and an editorial assistant's error, an obituary in Monday's Morning Herald for William E. Salmon, 83, of 4883 Letterkenny Road West, who died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, omitted some information.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.




May D. Stevens


Due to a source's error, an obituary that ran in Tuesday's Morning Herald for May Delores Stevens, 72, of Donnybrook Drive, Hagerstown, incorrectly named the place of death. She died at home.

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Marjorie M. Baer, 79


JULY 21, 1925-SEPT. 26, 2004

HANCOCK - Marjorie Martin Baer, 79, of Hancock, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 21, 1925, in Portsmouth, Va., she was the daughter of the late Larry Benjamin and Lena Bell Lovell Martin.

Twice married, her husbands, Elmer L. Wharton Sr. and Bernard Charles Baer, preceded her in death.

She frequented the Red Men's Club and VFW.

She is survived by one niece, Vivian Mercer of Hancock; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie G. Cowan; two sisters, Edith Hucks and Naomi Philips; and one brother, Larry B. Martin Jr.

There will be no visitation.

Graveside services and inurnment will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md. The Rev. Larry Eubanks will officiate. Those attending may assemble at Francis Scott Key Chapel inside cemetery gates at 1:45 p.m. to proceed to the grave.

Arrangements are by Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Home, Frederick.




Mary E. Gayman


Due to a source's error, an obituary that ran in Tuesday's Morning Herald for Mary E. "Betty" Gayman, 83, of 5860 Fairway Drive, Fayetteville, Pa., omitted some information. The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




C. Jane Waltz, 83


FEB. 23, 1921-SEPT. 27, 2004

SMITHSBURG - C. Jane Waltz, 83, of Jefferson Boulevard, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 23, 1921, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John E. and Helen P. Baker Loudenslager.

She graduated from Hagerstown High School with the class of 1939.

She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church for 63 years, taught Sunday school for 42 years and was a choir member for 23 years.

She was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker, a loving, quiet and gentle person, who loved her family and her church family.

She and her husband, John, led many children to know God as their savior. They are known to many local children as Grandma and Grandpa Waltz.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, John J. Waltz Sr., whom she married Aug. 6, 1939; two sons, John T. Waltz Jr. and wife, Sally, of Smithsburg, and Richard L. Waltz and wife, Alice, of Greencastle, Pa.; sister, Margaret Elizabeth Athey of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Richard L. Waltz Jr. of Jackson Hole, Wyo., Jacob J. Waltz of Smithsburg and Thomas J. Waltz of Greencastle; great-grandchildren, Brandon Waltz, Rachel Waltz, Jordon Morkved, Danny Morkved and Sara E. Waltz; niece, Jennifer Garnes; and nephew, Michael McAllister.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Joan Loudenslager, Audrey Loudenslager and Gladys McAllister.

Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, with the Rev. John W. Schildt officiating. Burial will be in Smithsburg Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 37, Chewsville, MD 21721.




Cleveland G. Holmes Jr., 52


OCT. 26, 1951-SEPT. 27, 2004

Cleveland Garland "Termite" Holmes Jr., 52, of 119 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at his home.

Born Oct. 26, 1951, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Cleveland Garland Sr. and Lillian Virginia Toms Holmes.

He was employed by Frank Taulton Construction Co.

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

He was a member of Dixon-Troxell American Legion Post 211 in Funkstown and Eagles Aerie 694, AMVETS Post 10 and VFW Post 1936, all of Hagerstown.

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