November 09, 2004

Lloyd S. Hurtman, 94

JUNE 29, 1910-NOV. 7, 2004

WILLIAMSPORT - Lloyd Samuel Hurtman, 94, of 154 N. Artizan St., and formerly of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004, at Williamsport Retirement Village.

Born June 29, 1910, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Samuel H. and Mary E. Hartle Hurtman.

His wife, Velda Irene Stotler Hurtman, died April 12, 2000.

He retired from Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown, after 32 years of service.

He was a member of Seventh-day Adventist Church, Hagerstown.

He is survived by one daughter, Marian J. Kinsey of Hagerstown; three sons, Dana N. Hurtman of Falling Waters, W.Va., Arnold H. Hurtman of Jacksonville, Fla., and Maurice S. Hurtman of Indianapolis; three stepdaughters, Carol Huntzberry and Jeanne Garnand, both of Hagerstown, and Jonna Lum of Mount Lena; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Beulah Lane.

Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. Burial will be in Beaver Creek Cemetery near Hagerstown.


The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gary A. Grissinger Sr., 62

-NOV. 6, 2004

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Gary A. Grissinger Sr., 62, of 301 N. Second St., died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg.

He was the son of the late Thelma Seiders Grissinger and Hary E. Grissinger Jr.

He was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot, retiring after 10 years.

He retired from the U.S. Navy after 25 years.

He was a member of McConnellsburg American Legion Post 561.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Richards Grissinger, whom he married in 1961; two sons, Lt. Gary A. Grissinger Jr. of Camp Pendleton, Calif., who is serving in Iraq, and Todd J. Grissinger of McConnellsburg; one brother, Harry E. Grissinger III of McConnellsburg; and one grandson.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Union Cemetery, with a military service by Fulton Honor Guard.

Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg.

Allen Golliday, 80

JUNE 27, 1924-NOV. 8, 2004

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Allen "George" Golliday, 80, of Emerson Drive, and formerly of Ellicott City, Md., died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at Avalon Manor Nursing Home in Hagerstown.

Born June 27, 1924, in Timberville, Va., he was the son of the late Berryman Franklin and Emma Estep Golliday.

He retired in 1995 from Ruud Trucking of Falling Waters.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a Methodist.

He was a member of American Legion Post 195 in Linthicum, Md.; VFW Post 7472 of Ellicott City; and the Improved Order of Red Men 84 in Williamsport.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Lucille Foster Golliday; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Fadely and Gladys Smith; and four brothers, Cecil Golliday, Woodrow Golliday, Wade Golliday and Robert Golliday.

Services will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. The Rev. Ernest Witmer will officiate.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd Cemetery, Ellicott City. The Rev. Ernest Witmer will officiate.

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to services at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

Barbara E. Bulla, 87

FEB. 11, 1917-NOV. 7, 2004

Barbara Elizabeth Pope Bulla (nee Ammann), 87, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004, at her residence.

Born Feb. 11, 1917, in Jacksonville, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Clayton Augustus and Alice Estelle (McDonald) Ammann.

Barbara was raised in Washington, D.C. She moved to Baltimore with her family in 1956. She and her husband, Bill, moved to Silver Spring, Md., in 1972, and to Washington County in 1975.

She was a graduate of Western High School, Washington, D.C., and Strayer Business College.

Mrs. Bulla had been a secretary for the FBI and for the Air Transport Command. She was a longtime choir member and parish secretary to the rector of St. Alban's Church in Washington, D.C. She was secretary to the rector at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Md. In Washington County, she attended St. John's Episcopal Church, Hagerstown, and St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sharpsburg. At her death, she was a member of The Good Shepherd Ministries, Hagerstown.

In 1987, she organized and served as charter president of the Conomac Lioness Club, where she established its Coats for Kids program and was the recipient of a Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship. Most recently she was a member of the North Hagerstown Lions Club.

She is survived by her husband, William L. Bulla, whom she married Jan. 26, 1951; one son, William E. Pope Jr. and wife, Maryann, of Mt. Vernon, N.Y.; one daughter, Beverly Anne (Pope) Jacob and husband, George Jacob Sr., of Baltimore; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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