A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. Rodrigo A. Arrazola will be celebrant. Burial will follow in Corpus Christi Cemetery, Chambersburg.
Visitation will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.
Esther R. Bowders, 86
JAN. 6, 1921-JAN. 18, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Esther R. Morrow Bowders, 86, of Manorcare Health Services, and formerly of 280 W. Second St. in Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at Chambersburg Hospital.
Born Jan. 6, 1921, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Dorothy B. Baker Morrow.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank W. Bowders Jr., in 1989. They were married Sept. 11, 1937.
She worked as a seamstress at Connie's Sportswear in Waynesboro.
She is survived by one daughter, Jeanne B. Compher of Waynesboro; three sons, Dr. Frank W. Bowders III of Waynesboro, Victor S. Bowders of Fairfield, Pa., and Gregory L. Bowders of Pittsburgh; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by seven sisters, Emma Downin, Thelma Helser, infant Harriett Morrow, infant Mary Jane Morrow, Dorothy Morrow, Gail Augustine and Bertha Farley; and seven brothers, Lester Morrow, Frederick Morrow, James Morrow, Harvey Morrow, John Morrow, Robert Morrow and Charles Morrow.
Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. A. Robert Cook will officiate. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.
The family will receive friends Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, c/o Zembo Temple, 2801 N. Third St., Harrisburg, PA 17110 or Easter Seals Society, 18 N. Oller Ave., Waynesboro, PA 17268.
Reginald W. May
The obituary in Saturday's edition of The Herald-Mail for Reginald Warren May contained incorrect information.
He was born in 1957.
He is survived by stepdaughter, Stacey Bolyard.
Richard C. Bowers, 86
SEPT. 1, 1920-JAN. 17, 2007
Richard Clarence Bowers, 86, of 1440 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Washington County Hospital.
Born Sept. 1, 1920, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Roy Cleggett and Cora Bell Green Bowers.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Army.
He was employed with Danzer Metal Works for 45 years before his retirement.
He was a member of Funkstown American Legion Post 211.
He is survived by his wife, Helen A. Bowers; two sons, Michael R. Bowers of Hagerstown, and Donald F. Bowers of Greencastle, Pa.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister and 11 brothers.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Kevin Mueller will officiate. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, Maryland Area Office, 800 Wyman Park, Suite 110, Baltimore, MD 21211.
Mary J. Shank, 76
FEB. 23, 1930-JAN. 17, 2007
BOONSBORO - Mary Jane Dayhoff Shank, 76, of Boonsboro, and formerly of Old Forge Road in Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Reeders Memorial Home.
Born Feb. 23, 1930, in Security, she was the daughter of the late James William and Roberta Riley Dayhoff.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Shank, in 1998.
She previously had been employed by Avalon Manor Health Care Center.
She was a member of Saint James Brethren Church in Saint James.
She is survived by two sons, Donald Shank and Elmer Shank, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Jerry Dayhoff of Hagerstown; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Donna Griffith; one sister, Ruth Roher; and two brothers, Russell Dayhoff and Kenneth Dayhoff.
A memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Saint James Brethren Church, Saint James. Pastor Brian Moore will officiate.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Saint James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road, Saint James, MD 21781.