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March 07, 2005

Peter J. Rogers, 22


-MARCH 2, 2005

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Peter J. Rogers, 22, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005.

He was the son of Joseph Rogers of York, Pa., and Anna Rogers of Martinsburg.

Services and burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.




Gerard Lynott, 79


SEPT. 8, 1925-MARCH 4, 2005

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Gerard J. Lynott, 79, of 5450 Fairway Drive West, and formerly of Vienna, Va., died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Sept. 8, 1925, in Lakewood, Ohio, he was the son of the late Gerard J. and Martha Beattie Lynott.

He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church.

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He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Anne Sterner Lynott; two daughters, Colleen L. Adair of Arnold, Md., and Erin E. Lindholm of Champlin, Minn.; one son, Gerard J. Lynott III of Hudson, Ohio; four sisters, Mary Norman, Eleanor Davis, Kathleen Walker and Sheila Goodworth; one brother, John Lynott; and eight grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. James R. O'Brien will officiate. Burial will follow in Norland Cemetery, where military graveside honors will be conducted by members of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ragged Edge Library Fund, 35 Ragged Edge Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Morris L. Saylor, 81


JUNE 5, 1923-MARCH 5, 2005

KEEDYSVILLE - Morris Lafayette Saylor, 81, of 19022 Shepherdstown Pike, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at his home.

Born June 5, 1923, in Dargan, he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Mary Elizabeth Waters Saylor.

His wife, Juanita Flora Saylor, died March 3, 2004.

He was a master carpenter by trade.

He served in the U.S. Army and was a Purple Heart recipient.

He was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Keedysville.

He was a member of Dixon-Troxell Post 211 American Legion, Western Maryland Sportsman Club and Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America; played country music in local clubs in his early years; and pitched for Dargan Ace's Fast-Pitch Softball.

He is survived by one daughter, Diane E. Potter of Knoxville; three sons, Wayne M. Saylor and Rodney F. Saylor, both of Keedysville, and Larry A. Saylor of Hedgesville, W.Va.; two sisters, Elva Kidweler of Bakerton, W.Va., and Minerva Batten of West Virginia; one brother, Derrell Saylor of Garettstown, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Sibole and Leda C. Giffin, and three brothers, John D. Saylor, Melvin F. Saylor and Charles R. Saylor.

Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. The Rev. Eleanor S. Doub will officiate. Burial will be in Samples Manor Cemetery near Sharpsburg, where military honors will be conducted by the Veteran Combined Honor Guard.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Sharpsburg EMS, P.O. Box 307, Sharpsburg, MD 21782; or to Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Co., 110 W. Chapline St., Sharpsburg, MD 21782.




Hazel M. Coleman, 76


MAY 31, 1928-MARCH 5, 2005

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Hazel M. Toms Coleman, 76, of 6 Philadelphia Ave., died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at her home.

Born May 31, 1928, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Lester B. and Sadie M. Sharrah Toms.

Her husband, John R. Coleman, died Oct. 29, 1972. They were married Oct. 7, 1946.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She was last employed at Hagerstown Shoe Factory.

She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth M. Drury and Carol A. Sisk, both of Hagerstown; one sister, Hilda M. Burns of Waynesboro; two brothers, Robert E. Toms of Waynesboro, with whom she lived, and Glenn A. Toms of Germantown, Md.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Dolorous K. Beaver, and one brother, Raymond L. Toms.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. James E. Lucas will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

It was her request to have no public viewing, but the family will receive friends one half-hour prior to the services at the funeral home.




Claude W. Milburn, 86


JULY 9, 1918-MARCH 5, 2005

Claude Woodrow "Woody" Milburn, 86, of 148 S. Locust St., Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 9, 1918, in Downsville, Md., he was the son of the late Artenis Milburn, Emma Doyle Reed Milburn and Hilda G. Shade Milburn.

His wife, Catherine Marie Ponton Milburn, died in 2004.

He was employed with Fairchild Aircraft Corp. for more than 18 years.

He was a member of St. James Brethren Church.

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