May 23, 2006

William L. Quivers, 46

AUG. 13, 1959-MAY 21, 2006

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - William L. "Bill" Quivers, 46, of 129 S. Fourth St., died Sunday, May 21, 2006, at ManorCare Health Services of Chambersburg.

Born Aug. 13, 1959, in Chambersburg, he was the son of John and Margaret Ridout Quivers of Chambersburg.

He was a 1978 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School.

He worked in partnership with his brother, Tom, installing floor coverings.

He attended John Wesley A.M.E. Zion church.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one son, William L. Quivers II of Chambersburg; and five brothers, Gary L. Quivers Sr. of Cherloia, Pa., Jeffery A. Quivers of Cincinnati, and Charles N. Quivers, Steven M. Quivers and Thomas C. Quivers, all of Chambersburg.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John E. Quivers Jr.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Revs. Van R. Scott, Lois Waters and James Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow in Lebanon Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home Thursday.

Malcolm M. Pettit Jr., 70

NOV. 30, 1935-MAY 22, 2006

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Malcolm M. "Mac" Pettit Jr., 70, of 57 Chadwick Drive, died Monday, May 22, 2006, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Nov. 30, 1935, in Newfane, N.Y., he was the son of the late Malcolm M. Pettit Sr. and Valma H. Hillman Pettit.

He graduated from Newfane High School with the class of 1954. He later graduated from Capital Institute of Technology, Washington, D.C., with a BS degree in engineering, with the class of 1967.

He was employed by IBM in Gaithersburg, Md., as an engineer, retiring in 1994 after 26 years.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Beaver Creek Country Club, Hagerstown, and American Legion Post 211 of Funkstown.

He is survived by his wife, Callie J. Quinn Pettit, whom he married May 31, 1986; one daughter, Pattijean Strout of Gaithersburg; two sons, Michael J. Pettit of Fulton, Md., and L. James Pettit of Calias, Maine; one stepdaughter, Tracy L. Weisner of Greencastle; three stepsons, Terry J. Knoblock of Wiley, Texas, Garland L. Knoblock of Hagerstown and Daniel L. Knoblock of Greencastle; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Alfred C. Ring, 78

MAY 26, 1927-MAY 22, 2006

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Retired U.S. Army Col. Alfred C. "Buddy" Ring, 78, of Martinsburg, died Monday, May 22, 2006, at City Hospital.

Born May 26, 1927, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Harry Ring and Gladys Myers Ring.

He was a graduate of University of Omaha.

He retired from the Army with 31 years of service. He served in Korea, Vietnam and Germany. He received two Air Medals, Distinguished Flying Cross, Combat Infantry Badge and other honors.

He was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church and teacher of the Hott Memorial Men's Class.

He was a member of Robert White Lodge 67, A.F.&A.M., Scottish Rite Mason, and member of Elks Lodge 778.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Licklider Ring; two sons, Kurt Ring of Franklin, Tenn., and Greg Ring of Lenexa, Kan.; one brother, William Ring; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Crystal R. Braithwaite; and one brother, Glenn Ring.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. John R. Yost will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 700 New York Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25401.

William E. Schneider, 63

DEC. 31, 1942-MAY 21, 2006

William Elmer Schneider, 63, of 17723 Garden View Road, Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 21, 2006, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 31, 1942 in Chicago, he was the son of Marjorie Carsten Schneider of Mount Prospect, Ill., and the late Elmer Schneider.

He was employed with Precast Concrete, Division of Nitterhouse.

He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church and Crossroads Sunday School class.

He was an institutional representative of Explorer Post 2 and a member of Train Collectors Association.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Carolyn Ewan Schneider; three sons, Scott K. Schneider and Mark W. Schneider, both of Hagerstown, and Eric E. Schneider of Roanoke, Va.; and two brothers, David Schneider of Milwaukee and Robert Schneider of Long Beach, Calif.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Otterbein United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Stephen D. Robison will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Friday from 7 to 9 p.m., and one hour prior to the service at the church.

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