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Obituaries

July 16, 2007
(Page 3 of 4)

Due to a source's error, an obituary in Saturday's Herald-Mail for Charles A. "Lindy" Weaver, 76, of Hagerstown, who died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at Washington County Hospital, omitted some information. Memorial donations may be made to SPCA, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.




Samuel L. Hoover, 90


JAN. 15, 1917-JULY 15, 2007

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Samuel Lester "Les" Hoover, 90, of 593 W. Third St., died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at his home.

Born Jan. 15, 1917, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Walter S. and Mattie Fern Martin Hoover.

He attended Quincy (Pa.) schools.

His first wife, Edna Grace Fahrney Hoover, died June 25, 1977. They were married Nov. 19, 1938.

Prior to his retirement in 1971, he was employed at Fort Ritchie, Md.

He was a member of National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Inc., the local chapter of Watch and Clock Collectors, Senior Bowling League and National AARP.

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He is survived by his second wife, Reba Jane Fahrney Hoover, whom he married July 1, 1978; three daughters, Connie E. Hudson of Panama City, Fla., Vivian J. Noll of Waynesboro and Brenda F. Smith of Jupiter, Fla.; one son, Earl F. Hoover of Greencastle, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Jane E. Oxnaes of Sacramento, Calif., and Jean E. Miller of Walkersville, Md.; one stepson, Richard E. Bumbaugh of South Mountain, Pa.; one sister, Mae Seylar of Chambersburg, Pa.; six brothers, Walter S. Hoover Jr. of Greencastle, Earl E. Hoover of New Franklin, Pa., Joe Hoover of New Berlin, Del., Dick Hoover of Fort Loudon, Pa., Dean Hoover of Hagerstown and Aldus Hoover of Waynesboro; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Terry L. Hoover; one sister, Verda Socks; and three brothers, Martin, Paul and Harold Hoover.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Pastor Wilbur Besecker will officiate. Burial will follow in Antietam Cemetery (Price's Church), near Waynesboro.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, 9244 Five Forks Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Douglas S. Funk Jr., 23


OCT. 6, 1983-JULY 13, 2007

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Douglas Scott "Scotty" Funk Jr., 23, of Hedgesville, died Friday, July 13, 2007, at City Hospital.

Born Oct. 6, 1983, in Morgantown, W.Va., he was the son of Scott Funk Jr. and wife Kimberly, and the late Janet S. Funk.

He was a student at West Virginia University, was a National Merit Scholar, an honor student at WVU, a Bucklew Scholar and Knight of the State of West Virginia.

In addition to his father and stepmother, he is survived by two brothers, Daniel H. Funk of Hedgesville and Charles Funk of Inwood, W.Va.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family and friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Eagle School Intermediate School Library, 730 Eagle School Road, Martinsburg, WV 25404.




Richard D. Garrett Sr., 62


SEPT. 2, 1944-JULY 13, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Richard Dennis Garrett Sr., 62, of Martinsburg, formerly of Hagerstown, passed away while in the company of family members on Friday, July 13, 2007, at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center.

Born Sept. 2, 1944, in Hagerstown, he is the son of the late Elmer Garrett and Margaret (Jones) Schildtknecht.

He was of Baptist faith.

He served in the U.S. Army as a SP4 in the Vietnam War, where he was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal with "V" device, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Second Class Gunner (M-60) and the Combat Infantry Badge. He also served in the National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserves.

He worked in security for the federal government for many years.

He was a member of AMVETS Post 10, Hagerstown Moose Lodge, VFW and American Legion Post 0297.

He is survived by one son, Richard D. Garrett Jr., and wife, Wendy, of Great Mills, Md.; one daughter, April L. Snider, and husband, Bryan, of Hagerstown; two grandsons, Hunter L. Garrett and Drake A. Snider; two stepgranddaughters, Laura and Leslay Sutter; one stepgrandson, Ryan Sutter; four brothers, Larry Schildtknecht of Hagerstown, Danny Schildtknecht of Hagerstown, Gary Schildtknecht of Hagerstown and Ronald Schildtknecht, also of Hagerstown; one sister, Judy Foltz of Falling Waters, W.Va.; his former wife, Holly Garrett of Hagerstown; and his companion, Gail Hendershot of Hagerstown.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Schildtknecht.

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