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Obituaries

March 14, 2005

Carol A. West, 48


JUNE 29, 1956-MARCH 12, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Carol A. West, 48, a resident of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and formerly of 14604 Ridge Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at the nursing home.

Born June 29, 1956, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Catherine R. Rowe West of Waynesboro and the late Hubert R. West.

She worked for Occupational Services Inc., Chambersburg.

She was a member of Salem Ridge Mennonite Church, Greencastle, Pa.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sisters, Karen Ortiga of Gettysburg, Pa., and Cathy Mummert of Waynesboro; two brothers, Herby West of Mercersburg, Pa., and Robert West of Scotland, Pa.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Myrtle Rowe, and one nephew.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Salem Ridge Mennonite Church, Greencastle. Pastor G. Joseph Martin will officiate. Burial will follow in Salem Ridge Mennonite Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle.




John D. Mosley, 61


DEC. 9, 1943-MARCH 13, 2005

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - John D. Mosley, 61, of Charles Town, died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at his home.

Born Dec. 9, 1943, in Bakersville, N.C., he was the son of the late Benjamin Earl Mosley and Cora Yelton Mosley-Atkins.

He was employed at Summit Point (W.Va.) Motorsports Park.

He did the iron railing at the Grotto at Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Md., and a chandelier that is in the Smithsonian Institute.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ruth Ann Staubs Mosley; two sons, John S. Mosley of Winchester, Va., and Darren Mosley of Falling Waters, W.Va.; two sisters, Marie Tyson of Redline, Pa., and Gladys Iden of Yoe, Pa.; two grandchildren; nieces; and great-nieces.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.




Margaret J. Palmer, 86


AUG. 27, 1918-MARCH 12, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Margaret J. Martin Palmer, 86, a resident of the Shook Home, and formerly of 5934 Bino Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at the nursing home.

Born Aug. 27, 1918, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ira H. Sr. and Elsie Witmer Martin.

Her husband of 44 years, Webster G. Palmer, died in 1981.

She was a notary public and retired in October 1993.

She was a member of Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Cearfoss.

She is survived by one daughter, Betty R. Seburn of Greencastle; two sisters, Hazel Angle of Cearfoss and Elsie Bingaman of Waynesboro, Pa.; two brothers, George Martin of Hagerstown and Thomas Martin of Callaway, Fla.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Ira Martin Jr.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. Pastor Leon Yoder will officiate. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

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

Memorial donations may be made to The Shook Home Benevolent Care Fund, 55 S. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or to Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.




John W. Stockslager, 93


DEC. 3, 1911-MARCH 10, 2005

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - John W. Stockslager, 93, a resident of Rose Manor Assisted Living Center since January 2003, and formerly of Brindle Estates Apartments of Mercersburg, Pa., died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Dec. 3, 1911, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Lester and Susie Wingert Stockslager.

His first wife, Esther Elizabeth Fox Stockslager, died in 1969, and his second wife, Dorothy Stockslager, died in 1990.

He operated a small contracting business in Palmetto, Fla., from 1958 to 1995.

He was a member of the Brethren In Christ Church, where he served for many years as Sunday school superintendent and deacon.

He is survived by one son, J. Vernon Stockslager of Greencastle, Pa.; one brother, Alvah Stockslager of Fayetteville, Pa.; one stepson, Richard Coyer of Plant City, Fla.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, Greencastle. The Rev. Glen A. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the New Guilford Brethren in Christ Church Cemetery near Chambersburg.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the Union Rescue Mission, 125 N. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Mary M. Wasson, 78


OCT. 15, 1926-MARCH 13, 2005

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