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December 13, 2004

Carol A. Rusincovitch, 51


SEPT. 3, 1953-DEC. 11, 2004

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Carol Ann Rusincovitch, 51, of 555 Cumberland Ave., died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at her home.

Born Sept. 3, 1953, in Port Clinton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Carrie Markiewicz Rusincovitch of Chambersburg and the late Frank Rusincovitch.

She was employed by Occupational Services Inc. in Chambersburg.

She is survived by one brother, Frank Rusincovitch of Arlington, Va.

Services will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. James R. O'Brien will officiate. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, one hour prior to services at the funeral home.




Charles F.L. Shepherd, 85


FEB. 27, 1919-DEC. 11, 2004

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Charles Frank Lee Shepherd, 85, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Feb. 27, 1919, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Frank H. and M. Florence Gregory Shepherd.

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He was a 1937 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He was last employed as a custodian at Martinsburg Reserve Center.

He was a member of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Edith V. Jones Shepherd; three daughters, Virginia L. Saylor of Marlowe, W.Va., and Margaret A. Caton and Phyllis M. Wolford, both of Martinsburg; six sons, Frank W. Shepherd, James G. Shepherd, John H. Shepherd, Terry D. Shepherd and Forrest E. Shepherd, all of Martinsburg, and Charles M. Shepherd of Las Vegas; two stepdaughters, Patricia A. Pennington of Martinsburg and Linda K. Pierce of Bunker Hill, W.Va.; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church. The Rev. Jeff Owens will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.




Audrey M. Knepper, 92


MAY 13, 1912-DEC. 10, 2004

FUNKSTOWN - Audrey May Knepper, 92, of Funkstown, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at Homewood at Williamsport.

Born May 13, 1912, in Funkstown, she was the daughter of the late William I and Grace A. Rowland Knepper.

She had been employed by Washington County Board of Education.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown.

She was a member of Funkstown Senior Citizens' Club, Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary Aerie 694 and National AARP.

She is survived by one nephew, William E. Knepper of Hagerstown, and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Charles I. Knepper.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. Darrell L. Layman will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Clear Spring.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 148, Funkstown, MD 21734.




Eugene E. Morris, 81


FEB. 23, 1923-NOV. 24, 2004

Eugene E. "Buddie" Morris, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at his home.

Born Feb. 23, 1923, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Harvey E. and Myrtle L. (Snapp) Morris.

Buddie served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He later retired as a planner for the federal government. Buddie was a member of Morris Frock Post 42 of the American Legion; charter member of the World War II Memorial; the Civil War Round Table; the Marine Corps League/Order of the Devil Dogs; the International Association of Turtles; the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Post 694, Hagerstown; the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association; life member of the National Rifle Association; Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks, Lodge 378, Hagerstown; associate member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Thomas Pangborn Lodge; the Western Enterprise Fire Co. 4, Hagerstown; the Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge 371, Frederick, Md.; and the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association; the Washington County Sports Hall of Fame; and the Masonic Lodge. He was very active with Boy Scouts of America and West End Little League.

He was also a life member of Grace United Methodist Church, Hagerstown.

Buddie enjoyed following local and national politics, driving his green van and was an avid supporter of animal rights.

Buddie is survived by several cousins.

The memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, at Grace United Methodist Church, Hagerstown. The Rev. Clark D. Carr shall officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown. Military honors shall be accorded by Morris Frock Post 42 of the American Legion.

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 712 W. Church St., Hagerstown MD 21740.

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