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Obituaries

April 11, 2005

S. Virginia Warrenfeltz, 80


DEC. 23, 1924-APRIL 10, 2005

MYERSVILLE, Md. - S. Virginia Warrenfeltz, 80, of Myersville, and recently of Eden Pines Assisted Living, Hagerstown, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 23, 1924, in Wolfsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Loy N. and Nettie Cline Wolf.

She retired in 1989 from the State of Maryland Department of Agriculture after 33 years of service.

She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wolfsville.

She is survived by her husband, John K. Warrenfeltz, whom she married Dec. 15, 1943; two children, Kenneth E. Warrenfeltz of Middletown, Md., and Mary S. Pearl of Myersville; two sisters, Lorraine W. Leatherman and Dorothy W. Schroyer, both of Middletown; three brothers, Albert L. Wolf of Highland, Md., Woodrow W. Wolf and Cyrus E. Wolf, both of Wolfsville; two granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wolfsville. The Rev. David Howell will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

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The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, Myersville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 13, Myersville, MD 21773.




Vera L. Gabler, 81


MARCH 21, 1924-APRIL 8, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Vera L. Gabler, 81, of 71 N. Main St., died Friday, April 8, 2005, at Chambersburg Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Born March 21, 1924, in Quincy, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Frank G. and Ada Kauffman Cook.

Her husband, Robert W. Gabler, died Dec. 3, 1966.

She was a graduate of Shippensburg State Teachers College.

She owned and operated the former House of Gabler Antiques for 45 years, until its closing in 1996.

She was a Navy veteran of World War II.

She was a member of Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion, BPOE 600 and DAR.

She is survived by longtime companion, Paul Gindelsberger; one daughter, Paula R. Upperman of Chambersburg; and one niece.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lincoln Cemetery. Pastor Tom Willis will officiate. Members of the Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard will conduct graveside military honors.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Franklin County Chapter, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg PA 17110.

Arrangements are by Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home.




William F. Dean Jr., 42


NOV. 9, 1962-APRIL 7, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - William F. Dean Jr., 42, of 372 E. Washington St., died Friday, April 8, 2005, at York (Pa.) Hospital, from injuries received late Thursday in an automobile accident in Adams County, Pa.

Born Nov. 9, 1962, in Bellefonte, Pa., he was the son of William F. Sr. and Mary F. Lambert Dean of Shippensburg, Pa.

He was a 1981 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior High School, where he was a member of the school band, lettered in track and field and sang in the Sharps. He was a 1987 graduate of Shippensburg University, where he was a member of the Shippensburg University Raider Band.

He was employed by Hampton Inn, Hagerstown.

He was a member of Lifegate Ministries, Waynesboro, Pa.

He was a Life Boy Scout in Troop 21 at Messiah United Methodist Church and a member of the former Christian musical group Heal.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Robert A. Dean of Hanover, Pa., and one nephew.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Messiah United Methodist Church, Shippensburg. The Revs. Troy T. Howell, Daryl R. Lehman and Francis H. Norton will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Messiah United Methodist Church, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg, PA 17257; or Lifegate Ministries, 8948 Capital Hill Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.




H. Elmer Buhrman Sr., 85


SEPT. 3, 1919-APRIL 9, 2005

QUINCY, Pa. - H. Elmer Buhrman Sr., 85, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 11598 Gehr Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at the nursing home.

Born Sept. 3, 1919, in Lantz, Md., he was the son of the late Vernon Andrew Marcellus and Nettie K. Toms Buhrman.

His wife, Edna Mary Bumbaugh Buhrman, died Sept. 2, 1990. They were married June 12, 1941.

He was a self-employed farmer for more than 50 years.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Rouzerville (Pa.) Church of the Brethren.

He is survived by four daughters, Ina M. King, Lois M. Gift and Delores A. Ramsey, all of Waynesboro, and La Verne E. Henesy of Hagerstown; one son, Harry E. Buhrman Jr. of Waynesboro; one brother, Samuel S. Buhrman of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, G. Earl Buhrman, H. Ralph Buhrman Sr., D. William Buhrman, O. Guy Buhrman and Lloyd C. Buhrman.

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