obituaries for HM 11/26

November 26, 2005

Cherie A. Angelo, 91

APRIL 11, 1914-NOV. 24, 2005

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Cherie A. Angelo, 91, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005 at her home.

Born April 11, 1914, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Lucy Brandi Angelo.

She retired from Perfection Garment after 35 years of employment.

She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church.

She is survived by two sisters, Olga Paci and Madeline Miller, both of Martinsburg; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Chris Angelo and Louis Angelo.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m., with Deacon Chuck Quigley officiating.


Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Leo's Building Fund, P.O. Box 93, Inwood, WV 25428; or Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Floe I. Rotz, 92

JAN. 8, 1913-NOV. 24, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Floe I. Rotz, 92, a resident of Menno Haven, and formerly of Marion, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Jan. 8, 1913, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and Louie Hess Truax.

Her husband, Russell K. Rotz, died Dec. 15, 2000.

She retired from the former H.J. Heinz Company in Chambersburg in 1977.

She was a member of Marion First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Shirley L. Rotz of Chambersburg; one granddaughter, Lori A. Pine of Marion, and two great-grandchildren. She was the last of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by one son, Donald R. Rotzone; five sisters; one brother; and one grandson.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. John Ile will officiate. Burial will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Menno Haven Benevolent Care Fund, 2011 Scotland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Lydia L. Mose, 86

JUNE 30, 1919-NOV. 24, 2005

Lydia Lee Mose, 86, 18114 Summerlin Drive, Hagerstown, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 30, 1919, in Sharpsburg, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Edith Bender McGraw.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome Leon Mose in 1994.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Frederick Baptist Temple, Frederick, Md.

She is survived by one daughter, Dixie Grimm, with whom she resided; two sons, Terry L. Mose of Sharpsburg, and Larry Mose of Hagerstown; one sister, Martha Throne of Sharpsburg; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Delauney.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. Pastor Jeff Bowersock will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m., which will be open Monday from 9 a.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Frederick Baptist Temple, 5305 Mount Zion, Frederick, MD 21701.

Geraldine K. Basore, 89

-NOV. 24, 2005

FREDERICK, Md. - Geraldine "Jerry" Kern Basore, 89, of Frederick, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at the Kline Hospice House. She was born in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., the daughter of the late Charles Eugene Kern and Edna Lee Kern.

She attended local schools graduating from Harpers Ferry High School class of 1934. She graduated Cum Laude in 1941 from City Hospital School of Nursing, Martinsburg, W.Va., as a registered nurse. She practiced nursing in Frederick County for the late Dr. A.A. Pearre Sr., and worked at the Hood College Infirmary for several years. She also worked at the Schnauffer Hospital (privately owned by the late Dr. William Schnauffer) in Brunswick, Md., until it's close in 1946. Later she did private duty nursing for Dr. Pearre Sr. in area homes. Mrs. Basore retired from nursing to raise her family. She did baby-sitting for several families remaining devoted to the children throughout their lives and stayed in touch with them until her death.

Mrs. Basore was a life-long member of the Camp Hill Wesley United Methodist Church, Harpers Ferry, and a member of the United Methodist Women. She attended the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frederick, Md., for many years, where she made many friends.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 103 of Hancock, Md., for many years until it merged with the Queen Esther Chapter of Hagerstown, Md. A member of the Montevue Home Auxiliary, she visited residents at the "old home" for many years. She thoroughly enjoyed visiting the elderly there and at other nursing homes in the area.

Her marriage is 1945 to the late Harold L. Basore, state police officer, ended in divorce in 1975.

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