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He is survived by his wife, Shirley L. Shindledecker Crist; two daughters, Lorna D. Bock and Misha E. Meyers, both of Hagerstown; two stepdaughters, Pamela Steiner and Cheryl Steiner, both of Hagerstown; one stepson, William H. Stockslager of Richmond, Va.; one sister, Helen Stottlemyer of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, William E. Crist Jr.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, with military honors by the Maryland State Honor Guard. Pastor Raymond H. Shriver will officiate.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph's Medical Center, 7601 Osler Drive, Towson, MD 21204 or Washington County Hospital, 251 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Frances L. Krouse, 92

JULY 9, 1913-DEC. 23, 2005

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Frances L. Krouse, 92, of Martinsburg, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005, at Heartland of Martinsburg.


Born July 9, 1913, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Nora Jenkins Lawrence.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald V. Krouse.

She was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by two sisters, Mabel McMillian of Martinsburg, and Thelma Ryan of Memphis, Tenn.; and nieces and nephews, including Bonnie Murphy of Martinsburg.

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

Services will be today at 11:45 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Arnold Brown will officiate.

Private burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg.

David C. Cox, 49

MAY 20, 1956-DEC. 23, 2005

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - David C. "Davey" Cox, 49, of 1196 Knob Hill Drive, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born May 20, 1956, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Harold C. and Genevieve Pheil Cox.

He was employed as a manager with Cumberland Analytical Labs, a subsidiary of Nassaux-Hemsley Inc. of Chambersburg.

He was a member of Chambersburg Club, Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 842, Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 and Hume McNeal Byers AMVETS Post 224, all of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his sister, Sharon L. Farner of Scotland, Pa.; one brother, Steve L. Cox of Chambersburg; his companion, Deborah L. Heefner of Fayetteville; nieces; nephews; and three aunts.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Earl E. Mills will officiate.

The family will receive friends Monday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

John P. Haney, 76

OCT. 23, 1929-DEC. 22, 2005

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - John Patrick Haney, 76, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Oct. 23, 1929, in Mount Airy, Pa., he was the son of the late John Patrick Haney Sr. and Ellen Farrin Haney.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marjorie Devine Haney.

He retired from American Airlines after 38 years as an airline flight engineer.

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

He was a Catholic.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Mary Ann Haney; three daughters, Teresa Parsons of Princeton, N.J., Colleen Spotts of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Deborah Nichols of Kearneysville, W.Va.; seven sons, John P. Haney III of Rio deJaneiro, Brazil, James Haney of Franklin, Ind., Michael Haney of Levittown, Pa., Craig Haney of Vienna, Va., Vincent Haney of Gastonia, N.C., Brian Haney of Martinsburg, and Jerome Haney of Morgantown, W.Va.; one sister, Catherine Shields of Ann Arbor, Mich.; and 17 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary F. Haney; and one sister, Mary Ellen Curry.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town, W.Va. The Rev. George Pucciarelli will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Peters Cemetery, Harpers Ferry.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer and Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry.

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