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November 05, 2005

Edna L. Dunn, 72



NOV. 1, 1933-NOV. 4, 2005

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Edna Laverne Dunn, 72, of Charles Town, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Nov. 1, 1933, in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Howard Lee Wilt and Myrtle Garrett Wilt.

She retired from Barber and Ross Co. in Leesburg, Va.

She was a Baptist.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, William E. Dunn; three daughters, Sandra Bentley, Kathy Warden and Donna Smoot, all of Charles Town; one son, Dennis Talton of Lewisburg, W.Va.; two brothers, Lyle E. Wilt of Charles Town, and William G. Wilt of Kearnesyville, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon E. Talton; and one sister, Wanda E. Jackson.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry. Pastor Dennis Sieglaff will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg, W.Va.

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

Donald L. Wilson, 68



MARCH 19, 1937-NOV. 3, 2005

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Donald Leslie Wilson, 68, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at his home.

Born March 19, 1937, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Grace Magaha Jewell Moulden.

He was a 1956 graduate of Wheaton (Md.) High School.

He worked as a bricklayer until his retirement.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a Baptist.

He was a member of Risinger-Stotler VFW Post 4019 in Berkeley Springs.

He is survived by his wife, June Wilson; two daughters, Dona L. Wilson of Lusby, Md., and Connie L. Silver of Dunkirk, Md.; one son, Keith D. Millison of Texas; one sister, Juanita G. Oden of Frederick, Md.; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401 or American Cancer Society, 2654 Valley Ave., Suite B, Winchester, VA 22601.

Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs.

James Carbaugh Jr., 75



OCT. 14, 1930-NOV. 4, 2005

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - James Carbaugh Jr., 75, of 198 Black Gap Road, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 14, 1930, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late James O. and Pearl Ruthrauff Carbaugh.

He retired in 1993 from Knouse Foods in Orrtanna, Pa., where he had been employed for 25 years.

He was a member of South Mountain Fish and Game Club, Adams County Fish and Game Club and Letterkenny Rod and Gun Club.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine E. Gilbert Carbaugh; four children, James J. Carbaugh and Penny S. Thomas, both of Fayetteville, and David J. Reed III and Princess J. Mong, both of Chambersburg; one sister, Betty J. Shaw of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. George S. Mouer Sr. will officiate. Burial will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Margaret A. Bittle, 88



OCT. 10, 1917-NOV. 3, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Margaret A. "Peg" Bittle, 88, of 878 Stouffer Ave., died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Oct. 10, 1917, in Pottsville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Matthew Mathias and Jennie Sommers Gaffney.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell B. Bittle, in 1993.

She was a graduate of Pottsville High School.

She retired from Letterkenny Army Depot.

She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chambersburg, and Rebecca Circle.

She was a member of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Ladies Auxiliary, Chambersburg Republican Club and National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

She is survived by two sons, R. Harry Bittle of Chambersburg, and Matthew F. Bittle of Charles Town, W.Va.; four grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded is death by one sister and two brothers.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. Steven Dorsett will officiate. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, and Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 W. Washington St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

William E. Byers Jr., 70



MAY 14, 1935-NOV. 3, 2005

William Edward Byers Jr., 70, of Hagerstown, passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.

Born May 14, 1935, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late William E. Byers Sr. and Virginia May Swain Byers.

Mr. Byers retired from General Motors in Martinsburg, W.Va., where he had worked as a computer operator.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Elaine R. Kershner Byers; one daughter, Cindy Sue Byers Lester and husband, Adam, of Naples, Maine; and two sisters, Peggy Rudisill of Williamsport, and Bessie L. Malott of Hagerstown.

In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Guillard; and one brother, Jack Byers.

Private graveside services will be conducted at Rest Haven Cemetery at the convenience of the family with the Rev. Quentin Fleming officiating.

Friends will be received Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holly Place, 268 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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