May 28, 2006

W. Harris Lewis, 71

JUNE 2, 1934-MAY 26, 2006

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - W. Harris Lewis, 71, of Falling Waters, and formerly of Thurmont, Md., died Friday, May 26, 2006, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born June 2, 1934, in Thurmont, he was the son of the late Edwin Daniel and Mildred Irene Smith Lewis.

He worked at the Top Shop at North American Housing Corp. for more than 20 years.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Carbaugh Lewis, whom he married Sept. 27, 1968; four children, Ernest W. Lewis of Hedgesville, W.Va., Wanda L. Lewis of Waynesboro, Pa., Virginia A. Lewis of Hedgesville, and David Lewis of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; two sisters, Ada Keedy of Hagerstown, and Christine Henry of Gettysburg, Pa.; one brother, Perice P. Lewis of Paw Paw, W.Va.; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.


The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, Thurmont.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made for the care of his granddaughters to Barbara Lewis, 232 Kurtis Drive, Falling Waters, WV 25419.

Fred W. Manning, 97

-MAY 26, 2006

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. - Fred W. Manning, 97, died Friday, May 26, 2006, at his residence after a brief illness.

He was born in Philadelphia, and had been a resident of Bernardsville the past seven years, and was formerly of Pocono Pines, Pa., and Lehighton, Pa.

Mr. Manning was president of Monk Fur Co. in Jim Thorpe, Pa., retiring in 1990 after more than 40 years in the fur business.

He attended Bethlehem Business College.

Mr. Manning was deeply involved in the assumption of civic responsibilities at the local and county levels. He was a past president and member of the board of directors of Gnaden Huetten Hospital in Lehighton. He also was a member of the executive committee of the county's Economic Development Corporation, and a past Carbon County chairman of Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Allentown. He served as the first diocesan president of the five-county Holy Name Society and as past exalted ruler of the Lehighton Lodge of Elks.

He was a shareholder and board member of Manning Broadcasting Inc. in Hagerstown, Md., a former station owner of WARX-FM and WARK-AM in Hagerstown.

He was the oldest living member of the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and was a soloist and choir member of the church in Bernardsville, a former member, soloist and choir member of Our Lady of the Lake Church in Pocono Pines, and a former member and very active in the affairs of St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Lehighton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret A. Ring Manning, in 1995.

He is survived by two sons and two daughters, Eugene J. and his wife, Cheryl W. Manning, of Hagerstown, J. Frederick and his wife, Janet Manning, of Frederick, Md., Eileen M. and her husband, Leslie C. Quick III of Bernardsville, and Suzanne M. and her husband, James H. Sisk Jr. of East Fallowfield, Pa.; brother of Martin J. Manning of Hyattsville, Md.; grandfather of 10; one stepgrandchild; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Marschang, several years ago.

Liturgy of Christian burial will be Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Seney Drive, Bernardsville. Interment will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Lehighton.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions in his memory to the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 111 Claremont Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924 or Somerset Hills V.N.A. Hospice, 12 Olcott Ave., Bernardsville, NJ 07920.

Arrangements are by Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, Basking Ridge, N.J.

Gloria H. Crawford, 79

JAN. 25, 1927-MAY 26, 2006

Gloria Hope Crawford, 79, of Crest Drive, and formerly of Little Orleans, Md., died Friday, May 26, 2006, at the home of her daughter.

Born Jan. 25, 1927, in Spring Gap, Md., she was the daughter of the late George M. and Vera E. Stallings Oakman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Crawford, in 1998. They were married April 17, 1944.

She was a graduate of Fort Ashby (W.Va.) High School.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Queen Esther Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 3 of Hagerstown, Greencastle (Pa.) VFW Auxiliary 6319 and Williamsport American Legion 202 Auxiliary.

She is survived by one daughter with whom she lived, Sheila D. Hiteshue of Hagerstown; one brother, T. Dale Oakman of Fort Ashby; two grandchildren, James W. Hiteshue and Scott L. Hiteshue; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Lane M. Oakman; one half sister, Maxine M. Bumgardner; and two half brothers, Sheldon C. Oakman and William M. Wheeler.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Burial will be in Fairview Christian Cemetery, Artemas, Pa.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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