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Obituaries

February 25, 2005

J. Knoll Finafrock, 94


OCT. 14, 1910-FEB. 23, 2005

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - J. Knoll Finafrock, 94, of St. Thomas, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005.

Born Oct. 14, 1910, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Elmer F. and Mary Knoll Finafrock.

He was a 1930 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

He retired from Stanley Co. in 1975 after 11 years.

He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church of Cashtown, Pa., had served as Sunday school superintendent, custodian and taught classes.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred C. Gift Finafrock, whom he married June 2, 1934; one daughter, Doris Ferry of Chambersburg; one son, Robert E. Finafrock of Orrtanna, Pa.; two sisters, Virginia Bartle of Chambersburg and Rieda Aldredge of LaPorte, Texas; one brother, Clarence Finafrock of Waynesboro; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

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

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in St. Thomas. The Rev. Mitch Galloway will officiate. Burial will be in Stenger Hill Cemetery in Fort Loudon, Pa.

Visitation will be Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church in Cashtown, 3001 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Rachel C. Hornbaker, 72


SEPT. 29, 1932-FEB. 24, 2005

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Rachel C. "Sis" Daley Hornbaker, 72, of 13469 Joann Drive, and formerly of 15618 Marsh Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at her home.

Born Sept. 29, 1932, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Preston and Donna Shipley Daley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin "Roy" Hornbaker, in 2003. They were married Dec. 29, 1947.

She was employed by Maryland Ribbon in Hagerstown for 15 years.

She is survived by one daughter, Doreen Burcker of Greencastle; two sons, Gary N. Hornbaker of Severn, Md., and Randy R. Hornbaker of Greencastle; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home in Greencastle. Pastor John Mowen will officiate.

Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or the American Cancer Society, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Andrea K. Poole, 56


JAN. 20, 1949-FEB. 24, 2005

Andrea Katherine Cline Poole, 56, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at home surrounded by her loved ones after a courageous battle with colon cancer.

Born Thursday, Jan. 20, 1949, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of E. Ross Cline and Mary Katherine Crum Cline of Hagerstown.

Andi was a 1967 graduate of North Hagerstown High School and a 1969 graduate of Hagerstown Business College.

She retired in August 2004 from the Washington County Board of Education, where she had been employed for 29 years.

She was a lifelong member of the United Church of Christ in Cavetown, Md.

Andi loved flowers and painting.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Kevin Lynn Poole; daughter, Stephanie Linkous and husband Mike of Port Deposit, Md.; brother, Michael R. Cline and wife Trish of Phoenix, Ariz.; grandchildren, Michael and Ashley Linkous of Port Deposit; brothers-in-law, Harry Poole and wife Sam of Bahama, N.C., and C. Kingsley Poole and wife Sharon of Maugansville, Md.; nieces; and one nephew; and many loving aunts and uncles.

Services will be held Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at 11 a.m. at the United Church of Christ, Cavetown Church Road, Cavetown, with Pastor Carol P. Hallman officiating.

Family will receive friends at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. N., Hagerstown, Md., on Sunday, Feb. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Interment will be in United Church of Christ Church Cemetery, Cavetown.

Memorial donations may be made to the United Church of Christ Building Fund, P.O. Box 100, Cavetown, MD 21720.




Vincent Mauro, 83


SEPT. 16, 1921-FEB. 23, 2005

Vincent Mauro, 83, of 360 Winding Oak Drive, Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at his home.

Vincent was born Sept. 16, 1921, in The Bronx, N.Y., the son of the late Antonio and Rosaria DeLucia Mauro.

Vincent served during World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired in 1975 after serving 32 years. He served 29 of those years with the "President's Own" U.S. Marine Band. During that time he made 18 cross-country tours. He performed hundreds of times at the White House. He played for seven presidents. He played for inaugurations, funerals, state functions and many state dinners, including two White House weddings.

After his retirement, he graduated from Hagerstown Junior College, now Hagerstown Community College. He was one of the original members of the Hagerstown Junior College Jazz Band.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church of Hagerstown.

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