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Obituaries

November 25, 2004

David S. Wise Jr., 80


AUG. 3, 1924-NOV. 24, 2004

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - David S. "Whitey" Wise Jr., 80, of 721 High St., died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Aug. 3, 1924, in Letterkenny Township, Pa., he was the son of the late David and Martha Fox Wise.

He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot after 31 years.

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

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member of Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46, Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599, B.P.O. Elks Lodge 600, General James Chambers Lodge 801 Free and Accepted Masons and National Association of Retired Federal Employees 1063, Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Geneva E. McVitty Wise; one sister, Mary Ott of Chambersburg; and one brother, Bruce Wise of Chambersburg.

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He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

Graveside services will be Monday at 2 p.m. in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The Rev. John J. Dromazos will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 225 S. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.




Robert S. Hahn, 52


OCT. 19, 1952-NOV. 21, 2004

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - Robert S. "Steve" Hahn, 52, of 12025 South Mountain Road, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 19, 1952, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Eugene E. and Dorothy J. McIntire Hahn of Waynesboro.

He attended Chambersburg Vo-Tech School and was a 1972 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

He was employed by Abraxas in South Mountain as a cook for two years.

He was a member of South Mountain Fish and Game, William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695, Waynesboro, and South Mountain Volunteer Fire Co., where he volunteered as a member of the fire police.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons, Shane L. Hahn of Waynesboro, and Duane L. Hahn of South Mountain; one sister, Kathy Ann Valentine of Waynesboro; four brothers, Larry Douglas Hahn of Greencastle, Pa., Dennis Wayne Hahn of Waynesboro, Gregory Alan Hahn of Mont Alto, Pa., and Jeffrey Lynn Hahn of Wayne Heights, Pa.; his former wife, Brenda K. Fickes of South Mountain; two granddaughters; nieces; and nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. A. Robert Cook will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home.




Martha I. Hudson, 93


MARCH 18, 1911-NOV. 23, 2004

WILLIAMSPORT - Martha Isabel Hudson, 93, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport.

Born March 18, 1911, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Strobel and Carrie Edith Curfman Schnebly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Donald Hudson, in 1967.

She was a graduate of Williamsport High School and received her registered nurse's certificate in 1933 from Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.

She served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Howard County, Md.

She is survived by three sisters, Catherine H. Schnebly, Mary E. Schnebly and Elizabeth V. Rizk, all of Homewood Retirement Center; two stepsons, Craig Hudson and Paul Hudson; and stepgrandchildren.

Graveside services will be Thursday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery. The Rev. Scott P. Bellows will officiate.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown.




Robert G. Nash, 83


DEC. 22, 1920-NOV. 23, 2004

Robert George "Bob" Nash, 83, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 22, 1920, in Schenectady, N.Y., he was the son of the late George G. and Jesse Nash.

He attended Hagerstown Community College.

He retired from Mack Trucks after 44 years in the Quality Control Department.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He was a member and former post commander of Spotswood VFW Post 4589, a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 of Hagerstown and Mack Golden Bulldogs Retirement Club of Hagerstown.

He is survived by his wife, Bettie Jane Stottlemyer Nash, whom he married July 21, 1972; two daughters, Barbara A. Nash of San Francisco and Marilyn P. Grover of Lambertville, N.J.; one son, Robert L. Nash of Los Angeles; two stepdaughters, Mary Ruth Starliper and Diane B. Evans, both of Hagerstown; one stepson, Dick V. Mulligan of Hagerstown; one sister, Rita Alt of Windsor, N.J.; one half brother, Walter Eaton of Florida; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two half brothers, Arthur Eaton and Charles Eaton.

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