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Born Aug. 18, 1930, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Aylmer and Vera Sheffler Berger.

He graduated in 1949 from Washington County High School.

He was employed by Pangborn Corporation and Fairchild Aircraft prior to joining the U.S. Air Force. He served in Guam for 18 months.

He retired from Fort Detrick, where he was employed from Feb. 9, 1956, to March 3, 1986.

He attended Shiloh United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Rohrer Berger, whom he married Nov. 18, 1950; one daughter, Rhonda "Bunny" Parks of Hagerstown; two sons, Steve Berger of Hagerstown, and Scott Berger of Williamsport; three sisters, Joan Noll of Front Royal, Va., and Joyce Yates and Lois Gerring, both of Brookhaven, Pa.; two brothers, Walt Berger of Conway, S.C., and Dean Berger of Smithsburg, Md.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandson.

He was preceded in death by one son, Charles Stanley Berger; and one sister, Gloria Berger.


Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Wayne Frum will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be made at

Phillip H. Zulli, 84

JAN. 25, 1922-NOV. 22, 2006

KEEDYSVILLE - Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Phillip H. Zulli, 84, a former 22-year resident of Keedysville, Md., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Dorothy (Vacek) Zulli.

Born Jan. 25, 1922, in Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Giovanni and Carmela Zulli.

Mr. Zulli was a graduate of City College of New York, class of 1947, after honorably serving his country in World War II. He pursued a doctoral degree in international relations at Georgetown University, and later attended the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Va.

He had a distinguished career with the Defense Intelligence Agency for more than 30 years. Mr. Zulli was the recipient of several meritorious service medals, and became a full colonel in the Air Force Reserves in 1974. Col. Zulli commanded a detachment at SAC Headquarters in Omaha, Neb.

He was known for his love of learning, and was fluent in several languages. His hobbies included gardening and political analysis. His greatest love, however, was his family, in whose memories he will always be alive.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, John Zulli and wife, Michelle; daughters, Pamela Zulli and husband, Dr. Irv. Wainer, and Barbara D'Emilio and husband, Timothy; and grandchildren, Nicholas and Gianna D'Emilio, and Phillip and Jordan Zulli.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md. A memorial service will be Monday, Nov. 27, at 1 p.m. at Homewood at Crumland Farms, 7401 Willow Road, Frederick.

Interment with full military honors will be at a later date in Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Johns Hopkins University, ATTN: Renee Carter, c/o J.F. Geshwind M.D., Johns Hopkins University, Department of Radiology, 600 N. Wolfe St., Blalock 544, Baltimore, MD 21287.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Zulli family at

Mary E. Lee, 71

-NOV. 22, 2006

PITTSVILLE, Md. - Mary E. Lee, 71, of Pittsville, and formerly of Germantown, Md., died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md.

Born in Potomac, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Florence Hutchinson Voigt.

She had been a loan officer with U.S. Capital Associates LLC in Silver Spring, Md.

She is survived by two daughters, Denise Line of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Linda Coe of Boonsboro; one brother, Robert Voigt of Washington Grove, Md.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Coastal Hospice at the Lake, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802 or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803.

Arrangements are by Hastings Funeral Home, Selbyville, Del.

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