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Obituaries

August 22, 2006
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He was a member of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758, both of Waynesboro, 29th Division Association, Brothers of the Brush, where he served as president for 15 years and was in charge of the Fourth of July parade for many years, and a member of Fountaindale Volunteer Fire Co. and Fire Police.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Louise N. Smith Reynolds; two daughters, Deborah A. Moats of Waynesboro and Brenda L. Nichols of Chambersburg; one son, Charles R. Reynolds Jr. of Waynesboro; one sister, Ella Mae Gordon of Hagerstown; four grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Reynolds, and one brother, Edward Reynolds.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Neville H. West will officiate. Burial will be in Antietam (Price's) Cemetery near Waynesboro. Military graveside services will be conducted by the honor guard of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 of Chambersburg.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family, 120 W. North St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Virginia F. Maurich, 79



JAN. 10, 1927-AUG. 21, 2006

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Virginia Frances Maurich, 79, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at City Hospital.

Born Jan. 10, 1927, in Hopewell, Va., she was the daughter of the late Roland and Virginia Brown.

She is survived by her husband, Anthony Maurich; one daughter, Tish Maurich of Paeonian Springs, Va.; and one son, Chris Maurich of Wakefield, Kan.

Services and burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.




Charles A. Leidig, 77



JAN. 20, 1929-AUG. 20, 2006

Charles Arthur (Corny) Leidig, 77, of 322 N. Cannon Ave., Hagerstown, Md., died on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 20, 1929, in Leitersburg, Md., he was the son of the late Arthur L. and Ida Nowell Leidig.

He was employed with M. P. Moller for 46 years, retiring in 1992, and part time with Grand Union. He was a seasonal worker with the City of Hagerstown Parks Department.

He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in State Line, Pa.

He was a member of AMVETS Post No. 38, Williamsport Red Men Lodge No. 84, where he served on the House Committee, and Eagles Inc.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Leslie Stouffer Leidig; three daughters, Debbie DeVardino, Susan Phillips and Nancy Gill, all of Chester, Pa.; and one brother, Harold Leidig of Worley, Pa.

He was preceded in death by one son, Charles A. Leidig II.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Edward Higginbottom will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. by Williamsport Red Men Lodge 84.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 266, State Line, PA 17263.

Online condolences may be made at www.minnichfh.com.




David R. Beck, 68



DEC. 26, 1937-AUG. 18, 2006

BROWNVILLE, Maine - David Russell Beck, 68, of Brownville, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 26, 1937, in Fayetteville, Pa., he was the son of the late James and Esther Spoonhour Beck.

He was preceded in death by his second wife, Betty Thompson Beck, in 1996.

He was retired from Mack Trucks, where he worked for more than 17 years.

He served in the 101st Airborne during the Korean War.

He was a member of American Legion Post 202 in Williamsport and Marine Corps League in Chambersburg, Pa.

He is survived by three children, Bradley Beck and Pamela Martin, both of Fayetteville, and Carmen Evans of Harrisburg, Pa.; two stepsons, John R. Burns of Fort Pope, La., and Richard J. Burns of Daytona, Fla.; his companion, Joan Fischer of Williamsport; one sister, Ruth Neidigh of Fayetteville; three brothers, Don Beck of Gettysburg, Pa., and Paul Beck and Daniel Beck, both of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Joan Lane, and one brother, Ed Beck.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. George Mouer will officiate. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service.




Jean E. Baker, 72



JAN. 6, 1934-AUG. 21, 2006

QUINCY, Pa. - Jean E. Mentzer Baker, 72, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 8683 Mormon Church Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at the nursing home.

Born Jan. 6, 1934, in Mont Alto, Pa., she was the daughter of Stella H. Wile Mentzer of Mont Alto and the late Robert R. Mentzer.

Her husband, Lennis C. "Lenny" Baker, died Oct. 1, 2002. They were married Aug. 26, 1950.

She attended school in Mont Alto.

She was a homemaker.

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