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Obituaries

December 24, 2005
(Page 2 of 3)

Memorial donations may be made to The Rev. Dean Metcalf, 12868 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236.

Darcy R. MacLachlan, 59



JULY 4, 1946-DEC. 2, 2005

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BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Darcy Roger MacLachlan, 59, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at his home.

Born July 4, 1946, he was the son of the late Dorothea Elizabeth Barner MacLachlan Robinette.

He worked for Morgan Sanitation in Berkeley Springs.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Air Force.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a member of Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60 of Berkeley Springs.

Services and burial will be private.

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

Dorothy E. Dinterman, 79



MAY 16, 1926-DEC. 22, 2005



ADAMSTOWN, Md. - Dorothy Estella Dinterman, 79, of Adamstown, and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at Citizens Nursing Home in Frederick, Md.

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Born May 16, 1926, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Alvin Keefer and Alice Schrader Keefer.

She formerly was employed at Helping Hands in Frederick.

She was of the Pentecostal faith.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, James L. Dinterman; one daughter, Melissa Zimmerman of Keedysville; one sister, Marlene McDonald of Knoxville; and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Heflin; and one brother, Joseph Keefer.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The Rev. Kaye Coates will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Burkittsville, Md.

The family will receive friends Tuesday two hours prior to services at the funeral home.

Violet E. Kisner, 78



AUG. 25, 1927-DEC. 22, 2005



RANSON, W.Va. - Violet E. Rickel Kisner, 78, of Ranson, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Aug. 25, 1927, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles Humphrey Wilt and Annie E. Ott Wilt.

Her first husband, Claude A. Rickel, died in 1965. Her second husband, James "Jim" Kisner, also preceded her in death.

She formerly was employed in the administration department at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town, W.Va.

She is survived by one daughter, Norma J. Donivan of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; three sisters, Rosebud McDaniel of Charles Town, and Antionette Lochbaum and Arbutus Wilt, both of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; three brothers, Paul Wilt and Gene Wilt, both of Charles Town, and Garnett Wilt of Belvidere, N.J.; one granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ida M. LaRue.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The Rev. Richard Kroll will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society-Jefferson County Relay for Life, c/o Patricia Ott, 145 Donald Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414.

Wilda M. Smith, 92



NOV. 10, 1913-DEC. 23, 2005



WILLIAMSPORT - Wilda M. Smith, 92, formerly of Baptist Road in Hancock, and a resident of Williamsport Retirement Village, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005, at the village.

Born Nov. 10, 1913, in Thompson Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Julia Sensel Souders.

Her husband, Claude M. Smith, died in 1966.

She retired from Fairchild Hiller.

She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Hancock.

She is survived by two sisters, Eleanor Little and Shirley Highbarger, both of Hagerstown.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Geraldine Souders and Rebecca Souders; and one stepsister, Dorothy Courtney.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. and Lay Associate Steven L. McCarty will officiate. Burial will be in St. Thomas Episcopal Cemetery, Hancock.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral home will be open Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity or organization of one's choice.

Earl C. Crist, 78



AUG. 4, 1927-DEC. 22, 2005



Earl Calvin Crist, 78, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Towson, Md.

Born Aug. 4, 1927, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of the late William Earl and E. Marie Winpigler Crist.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Hartman Crist, in 1986.

He was a 1945 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

He retired from Fairchild, where he was head of the Estimating Department.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.

He was a Lutheran.

He was a member of Funkstown American Legion Post 211, AMVETS, B.P.O. Elks Lodge 378 and Fairchild Pegasus Club.

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