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Obituaries

October 15, 2004

Roy D. Bean, 57


MAY 30, 1947-OCT. 14, 2004

Roy Douglas Bean, 57, of 15714 Wishard Road, Hagerstown, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at his home.

Born May 30, 1947, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Eston Leroy and Susan Kretzer Bean.

He graduated from Hagerstown High School.

He retired from Electromet.

He is survived by two daughters, Jackie Fisher of Funkstown and Angela Robinson of Wisconsin; one sister, Gloria Fraley of Hagerstown; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Roy D. Bean Jr.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to help defray funeral expenses, in care of Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Martha L. Brashears, 66


NOV. 28, 1937-OCT. 13, 2004

JEFFERSON, Md. - Martha Lynne Brashears, 66, of 2627 Jefferson Pike, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born Nov. 28, 1937, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of Margaret E. Rouzer Fox of Frederick, Md., and the late Martin L. Fox.

She retired from Carmack-Jays in Frederick, after 20 years of employment.

She was a member of Jefferson Missionary Baptist Church.

She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles 1136 of Brunswick, Md.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Carroll R. Brashears Sr.; one daughter, Martha Yeager of Knoxville, Md.; one son, Carroll R. Brashears Jr. of Boonsboro; two sisters, Helen Thompson of Smithsburg and Margaret Offett of Frederick; one brother, Steve Fox of Frederick; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Donald E. Brashears.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home in Middletown, Md. The Rev. Edward Hartman Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Jefferson United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.




Carolyn S. Abbott, 87


JAN. 17, 1917-OCT. 14, 2004

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mrs. Carolyn S. (Sharp) Abbott, 87, of Waynesboro, died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 14, 2004, in the emergency room of Waynesboro Hospital. Death was unexpected and attributed to natural causes.

Born Jan. 17, 1917, in Thomas, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John E. and Okie (Viering) Sharp. She lived her early life in Cumberland, Md.

Mrs. Abbott was a graduate of Allegany High School with the class of 1934 and Catherman Business School, both of Cumberland.

She and her husband, the late John A. Abbott, were married Sept. 13, 1936 in Durham, N.C. They moved from Hagerstown, Md., to Waynesboro in 1955 and to their present residence in 1974. For many years, they spent the winter months in St. Petersburg Beach, Fla. Mr. Abbott died June 17, 1978.

Early in her life, Mrs. Abbott was the secretary to the Dean of Engineering at Duke University in North Carolina. After their marriage, she assisted her husband in managing their various family businesses.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Waynesboro where she helped to start the United Methodist Prayer Breakfast. She also was a member of Waynesboro Country Club, Waynesboro Historical Society, Renfrew Museum and Park, BPO Elks Ladies Auxiliary of Waynesboro, National AARP, and various bridge clubs.

Her hobbies included golfing in her earlier years, needlework and bowling.

Mrs. Abbott is survived by one daughter, Diane A. Martin, Shady Grove, Pa.; one son, John A. Abbott III, Waynesboro; one grandson; one stepgranddaughter; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Emily Abbott; one sister, Sarah Avirett; and one brother, John E. Sharp.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro with Pastor Carl L. Buterbaugh officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 6 W. Second St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Marcia E. Daywalt, 58


APRIL 21, 1946-OCT. 14, 2004

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Marcia E. Naugle Daywalt, 58, of 4531 Coldspring Road, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born April 21, 1946, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Beatrice Ebert Naugle.

She attended Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

She was employed as a housekeeper by South Mountain (Pa.) Restoration Center for 25 years, retiring in 1997.

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