Advertisement

Obituaries

June 10, 2006

William A. Parlette III, 51


JUNE 29, 1954-JUNE 6, 2006

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - William Andrew Parlette III, 51, of 13930 Molly Pitcher Highway, died Tuesday, June 6, 2006, at the scene of an automobile accident on U.S. 11 near Hagerstown Regional Airport.

Born June 29, 1954, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late William A. Parlette Jr. and Mae Louise Bingaman Parlette.

He was employed as a welder at Grove Worldwide in Shady Grove, Pa.

He attended Hagerstown Bible Church.

He is survived by four sisters, Phyllis Dixon of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Mildred P. Kauffman, Diana Swan and Jackie Zajac, all of Manheim, Pa.; one brother, Ray Turner of Lititz, Pa.; 12 nieces and nephews; and four great-nieces and great-nephews.

Advertisement

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle. Jack Hill will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.




Margaret L. Gribben, 76


JUNE 6, 1930-JUNE 9, 2006

BAKERTON, W.Va. - Margaret Lynn Gribben, 76, of Bakerton, died Friday, June 9, 2006, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

Born June 6, 1930, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late David Lynn Sr. and Margaret Trimble Lynn.

She was an Episcopalian.

She is survived by one daughter, Margaret L. Orellana of Laurel, Md.; three sons, David L. Gribben of Bakerton, Tom Gribben of Clarksville, Md., and James Gribben of Fairfield, Calif.; two brothers, David Lynn Jr. of Potomac, Md., and South T. Lynn of Darnestown, Md.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her best friend, Teresa Conchar.

She was preceded in death by one son, Raymond Gribben Jr.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer and Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The Rev. Douglas Fraim will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.




Dorothy E. Matthews, 94


DEC. 13, 1911-JUNE 8, 2006

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Dorothy E. Matthews, 94, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, June 8, 2006, at Ravenwood Lutheran Home in Williamsport.

Born Dec. 13, 1911, in Summit Point, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Molly Parks Holder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore D. Matthews Sr.

She was a member of Winchester Avenue Christian Church in Martinsburg, and past president of the Bethany Sisters Class.

She was a former American Red Cross volunteer, where she served as board member, staff aide and service to military families chairman and home nursing.

She was a member of Berkeley County Health Advisory Board, Berkeley County Cancer Board, a volunteer at City Hospital, and a member of the War Memorial Park Board, among other organizations.

She is survived by one son, Gary H. Matthews of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Theodore D. Matthews Jr.

Graveside services will be Monday at noon in Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg. The Rev. Curtis E. Wheeler will officiate.

The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Winchester Avenue Christian Church, 400 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25401 or City Hospital Volunteers, P.O. Box 1418, Martinsburg, WV 25402.




Thelma M. Smith, 94


APRIL 28, 1912-JUNE 8, 2006

Thelma Mae Smith, 94, of 333 Mill St. in Hagerstown, and formerly of 11909 Harp Road, died Thursday, June 8, 2006, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 28, 1912, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Snodderly and Gertrude Wyant Snodderly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Floyd Smith, in 1975.

She was a Baptist.

She is survived by two daughters, Melva Cramer of Tampa, Fla., and Bonnie L. Teays of Hagerstown; four sons, Sherman L. Smith of Waynecastle, Pa., Richard G. Smith and Donald G. Smith, both of Hagerstown, and Gary W. Smith of Nottingham, Pa.; 24 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, James F. Smith II; four sisters, Irene Miller, Beulah Ridenhour, Dorothy Norford and Marie Grimm; two brothers, Paul Snodderly and Walter Snodderly; one grandson; and two great-granddaughters.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Pastor Dan C. Heslop will officiate. Burial will be in Harbaugh's Cemetery, Rouzerville, Pa.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, 3120 Timanus Lane, Suite 106, Baltimore, MD 21244-2883.




Anthony A. "Tony" Cianelli, 81


DEC 13, 1924-JUNE 7, 2006

Anthony A. "Tony" Cianelli, 81, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at Washington County Hospital after a prolonged illness.

Born Dec. 13, 1924, in Media, Pa., Tony was the son of the late Antonio and Anna Louisa Daley Cianelli.

The Herald-Mail Articles
|
|
|