He was employed as a carpet installer.
He is survived by three sisters, Lydia Nelson of Hagerstown, Melleta Ingram of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Karen Jordan of Boonsboro; one brother, Ernest Nelson of Hagerstown; nieces; and nephews.
Memorial services will be Thursday at 5 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. The Rev. Chris Moore will officiate. Private inurnment will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Washington County SPCA, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Lucille A. Weller, 79
FEB. 25, 1927-MAY 7, 2006
HANCOCK - Lucille A. Weller, 79, of Maryland Avenue, died Sunday, May 7, 2006, at Fulton County Medical Center Extended Care Unit in McConnellsburg, Pa.
Born Feb. 25, 1927, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ora and Mattie Winters Douglas.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Clear Spring.
She was a member of Destroyer Escort Sailors Association Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph F. Weller Jr., whom she married July 14, 1946; two sons, Joseph K. Weller of Hancock and Douglas D. Weller of Big Pool; four brothers, Marvin Douglas and Bruce Douglas, both of Hancock, Eugene Douglas of Big Cove Tannery and Marlin Douglas of Chambersburg, Pa.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Melvin Douglas.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. Charles M. Mackley will officiate. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery, Big Cove Tannery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 2 to 9 p.m.
The family requests memorial donations be made to St. John's United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 157, Clear Spring, MD 21722; or to Damascus Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 374, Hancock, MD 21750.
Laura E. Zimmerman, 79
NOV. 17, 1926-MAY 8, 2006
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Laura E. Zimmerman, 79, of 9604 Little Cove Road, died Monday, May 8, 2006, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.
Born Nov. 17, 1926, near Mercersburg, she was the daughter of the late Clifford E. and Laura Blanche Phenicie Secrist.
She was a homemaker and assisted in the operation of the family farm, Zimm-Cove Farms of Mercersburg.
She was a member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church of Little Cove.
She is survived by her husband, Harry J. "Rosie" Zimmerman, whom she married Dec. 18, 1946; two sons, Glen H. Zimmerman and Gail S. Zimmerman, both of Little Cove; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by one brother, John Secrist.
Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg. The Rev. W. Allen Reed will officiate. Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery, Little Cove.
Viewing will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home and Friday one hour prior to services.
Ralph M. Eshleman, 75
MARCH 25, 1931-MAY 7, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ralph M. Eshleman, 75, a resident of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and formerly of 3371 W. View Circle, Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday, May 7, 2006, at the nursing center.
Born March 25, 1931, in Columbia, Pa., he was the son of the late Ralph Eshleman and Elsie Bowers Eshleman Randler.
He was employed as a custodian for the Chambersburg Area School District for 30 years, working mostly at Marion Elementary School.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War and Pennsylvania Army National Guard with the 213th Artillery Group.
He was a member of Greencastle Church of the Brethren, where he was a member of Berean Sunday School Class.
He was a member of Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373 of Greencastle, Pa., where he served in the Color Guard Unit and on the Board of Directors; Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319 of Greencastle; and Greencastle Sportsman Association.
He is survived by his wife, Hilda L. Miller Eshleman, whom he married April 20, 1956; one daughter, Karen M. Blair of Greencastle; three sons, Kevin M. Eshleman of Mercersburg, Pa., and Karl M. Eshleman and Keith M. Eshleman, both of Greencastle; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren