He is survived by his wife of five years, Annette Smith-Dahlhamer; three daughters, Drista Mara Stultz and husband, Dennis, of Hagerstown, Chrysen Jan Mumma and husband, Donald, of San Antonio, Texas, and Blynn Hara Wilson and husband, Terry, of Homer, Alaska; one stepdaughter, Cherie A. Bachtell and husband, Gary, of Smithsburg, Md.; one sister, Louise Warren Merriman of Savannah, Ga.; and two brothers, Charles Hubert Dahlhamer and wife, Gloria, of Hagerstown, and Robert Nelson Dahlhamer and wife, Judy, of Hagerstown. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Brent A. Stultz and wife, Jennifer, Amy D. Jones and husband, Eric, Donald B. Mumma Jr. and Courtney C. Mumma; four stepgrandchildren, Danielle Burgan, J.R. Burgan, Brandon Bachtell and Dustin Bachtell; and three great-grandchildren, Alex Jones, Alana Jones and Nathan Jones.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Yazel and Elizabeth Wilson.
A memorial service will be held for family and friends Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Mark A. Sandell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Raven House Food Bank 32 East Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to a charity of one's choice.
Ernest B. Deneen, 67
APRIL 25, 1938-DEC. 9, 2005
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Ernest B. "Sonny" Deneen, 67, of Martinsburg, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at City Hospital.
Born April 25, 1938, in Warfordsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Ernest and M. Elizabeth DeMoss Deneen.
He retired from Fairchild/Rohr/BFGoodrich Aerospace in 1999 after 23 years of service.
He was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose 120 of Martinsburg; Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84 of Williamsport; AMVETS Post 10 and Junior Fire Co. 3, both of Hagerstown; and Fairchild Old Timers Club.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Darlene A. Stevens Deneen; one son, David B. Deneen of Boonsboro; two daughters, Roxanne Goetz of San Antonio, and Brenda Deneen Sustarich of Martinsburg; two sisters, Erna E. Long and Alverta L. Deneen, both of Shippensburg, Pa.; one brother, Randy A. Deneen of Hagerstown; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Charles S. Deneen; and one son, Dennis K. Baker.
Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Gil Lockwood will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.
The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ATTN: Thanks and Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
IdaMae R. Bonenberger, 85
NOV. 16, 1920-DEC. 8, 2005
SMITHSBURG - IdaMae Richardson Bonenberger, 85, of Smithsburg, and formerly of Wheeling, W.Va., died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Washington County Hospital.
She was born Nov. 16, 1920, in Wheeling.
Her husband, George Joseph Bonenberger, preceded her in death.
She retired from Washington County Public Schools cafeteria.
She was of the Lutheran faith.
She is survived by two sons, Dolf Bonenberger of Springville, N.Y., and Timothy Bonenberger of Hagerstown; one daughter, Sally Lefferts of Smithsburg; three sisters, Mary Schubert, Nancy Mirich and Myra Brasch, all of Wheeling; one brother, Dolf Richardson of Wheeling; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Gregory Bonenberger; two sisters, Sally Givens and Ruth Ann Shaw; and one brother, Carter Richardson.
Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, Mozart, Wheeling. The Rev. William Kurz will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Wheeling.
The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, South Wheeling, W.Va., and Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church.
Hazel M. Leatherman, 93
SEPT. 26, 1912-DEC. 9, 2005
SHARPSBURG - Hazel Marie Leatherman, 93, of 5418 Sharpsburg Pike in Sharpsburg, Md., died peacefully Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.