June 13, 2006

William A. Lindenfelser, 87

APRIL 20, 1919-JUNE 12, 2006

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - William A. Lindenfelser, 87, of Wingerton Road, died Monday, June 12, 2006, at his home.

Born April 20, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late William H. and Margaret Duerbeck Lindenfelser.

He graduated from Bishop Loughlin High School and The Cooper Union in New York City, with a degree in electrical engineering.

He was a professional engineer, having worked at Grumman Corp. of Long Island, contributing to the design of the Apollo Program Lunar Expedition Module. He retired in 1985.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving as a radar technician in the South Pacific.

He was a member of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church of Greencastle, Pa., where he served as Eucharistic minister and an instructor in RCIA programs.


He is survived by his wife of more than 55 years, Mary Papageorge Lindenfelser; three daughters, Mary E. Harte of Berkeley, Calif., Clair Linden of Charlottesville, Va., and Elise Vigil of Port Hueneme, Calif.; four sons, William M. Lindenfelser of Rochester, N.Y., Paul Lindenfelser of Wayland, N.Y., Gregory Lindenfelser of Schenectady, N.Y., and Matthew Lindenfelser of Vienna, Va.; three sisters, Catherine Lindenfelser and Margaret Lindenfelser, both of Denville, N.J., and Ruth Gacki of Quincy Village, Quincy, Pa.; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Dolores Flaherty.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, Greencastle. The Rev. Joseph L. Stahura will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Andrew Catholic Church Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, 385 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, PA 17225; or to National Arbor Day Foundation, 211 No. 12th St., Lincoln NE 68508.

Charles S. Jenkins, 67

MARCH 10, 1939-JUNE 9, 2006

RIPPON, W.Va. - Charles S. Jenkins, 67, of Oak Hill Farm, died Friday, June 9, 2006, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Born March 10, 1939, in Laurel, Md., he was the son of the late James F. and Meriam Huntt Mitchell Jenkins.

He was a graduate of Northwest High School, College Park, Md., and of American University.

He retired from the U.S. Postal Service office in Washington, D.C.

He served two tours of duty in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, where he received several medals, including National Defense Service Medal and Combat Action Ribbon.

He attended St. John's Episcopal Church in Rippon.

He was an owner and breeder of thoroughbred racehorses.

He was a member of Charles Town Horsemen's Benevolent Protective Association; served as treasurer, former vice president and board member of West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association; was member and past president of South Jefferson Ruritan Club; and was a member of American Legion.

He is survived by one son, Charles F. Jenkins of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister, Hilda V. Wingerd of Boonsboro; one grandson, Samuel Jenkins; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, James B. Jenkins.

Graveside memorial services will be Thursday at noon in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Laurel. Pastor John Miller will officiate.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va.

Memorial donations may be made to Charles Town Race Track Chaplaincy Fund, P.O. Box 1377, Charles Town, WV 25414.

Edward F. Bell, 74

NOV. 21, 1931-JUNE 9, 2006

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Edward F. Bell, 74, of 11620 Bemisderfer Road, died Friday, June 9, 2006, in Huntingdon, Pa.

Born Nov. 21, 1931, in Ligonier, Pa., he was the son of the late Edward C. and Annabelle Haney Bell.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie F. St. Clair Bell.

He retired in 1993 from Mack Trucks Inc., Hagerstown, with 30 years of service as a machinist.

He was a member of Mack Golden Bulldogs, Hagerstown, and Order of Red Men Tribe 84 in Williamsport.

He is survived by three daughters, Myra I. Kidd and Charlotte Elliott, both of Greencastle, and Edna J. Townsend of Huntingdon; one sister, Bessie B. McDowell of Ligonier; one brother, Arthur Bell of Wilpen, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at John B. Brown Funeral Home, Huntingdon. The Rev. Theodore E. Kiffer will officiate.

Friends may call Saturday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Home Nursing Agency, Hospice Program, 900 Bryan St., Suite 7, Huntingdon, PA 16652.

Clyde Spurlock, 68

MARCH 15, 1938-JUNE 11, 2006

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Clyde Spurlock, 68, of 315 E. A St., died Sunday, June 11, 2006.

Born March 15, 1938, in Jonesville, Va., he was the son of the late Caynor and Stella Gobble Spurlock.

He founded Clyde's Plumbing and Heating in 1983. He retired in 2001.

He attended various churches.

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