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Obituaries

September 27, 2007
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She was preceded in death by one daughter, Gwendolyn E. Brooks; one son, Louis C. Brooks; one sister, Sara E. Cole; and four brothers, Wilmore Basey, Charles Basey, John Basey and George Basey.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion United Methodist Church. Pastor Edward Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg.




Richard I. Hart, 75



APRIL 21, 1932-SEPT. 25, 2007

WINCHESTER, Va. - Richard I. "Goose" Hart, 75, of Winchester and formerly of Shepherdstown, W.Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at Blue Ridge Hospice Residential Center in Winchester.

Born April 21, 1932, in Winchester, he was the son of the late Howard O. and Ruth L. Haymaker Hart.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Wheeler Hart, in 1996.

He was a 1951 graduate of Handley High School in Winchester and a 1955 graduate of Shepherd College, where he was all-conference guard on the 1954 football team and was active with Shepherd College Alumni.

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He owned and operated Hart's Tastee-Freez in Charles Town, W.Va. and Shepherdstown. He retired from Equitable Life Assurance Society of New York, after 25 years.

He was a member of New Street United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir.

He was a member of Charles Town Masonic Lodge, Charles Town Kiwanis Club, Jefferson Jaycees, a former board member of Jefferson County (W.Va.) Chapter American Red Cross and a volunteer of Shepherdstown Welcome Center, among other organizations.

He is survived by two daughters, Carol A. Bonneau of Shepherdstown and Cassie H. Mankins of Winchester; two sons, Victor H. Hart of Winchester and Samuel R. Hart of Frederick, Md.; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Howard R. Hart and Michael A. Hart.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Street United Methodist Church in Sherpherdstown. The Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town.

Memorial donations may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601 or New Street United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 188, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.




Dorothy B. Canby, 81



AUG. 10, 1926-SEPT. 26, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Dorothy Belle Canby, 81, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007, at City Hospital.

Born Aug. 10, 1926, in Berkeley County, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Brandenburg and Blanche Fiscus Brandenburg.

She was retired from Interwoven Mills.

She is survived by two sons, Ronnie C. Canby of Inwood, W.Va. and Steve T. Canby of Martinsburg; three sisters, Goldie Cox and Jean McCormick, both of Martinsburg, and Helen DeLay of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer H. Canby.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia A. Ways; two sisters, Beatrice Saville and Mildred Shriver; three brothers, Noble Brandenburg, Harold Brandenburg and David Brandenburg; and one granddaughter.

Services will be Saturday at 11:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. The Rev. Paul Stanley will officiate. Burial will be at Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood.




Matthew M. Wood, 30



JAN. 28, 1977-SEPT. 10, 2007

GREAT CACAPON, W.Va. - Matthew Mark Wood, 30, of Great Cacapon, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2007, at his home.

Born Jan. 28, 1977, in Cortland, N.Y., he was the son of Connie Mae Thompson Malekar of Great Cacapon and Mark Stephen Wood of Knoxville, Tenn.

He was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High School.

He worked as a maintenance engineer with Coolfont and Rayloc.

He was of the Pentecostal faith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Cheyenne Rayven Wood of Great Cacapon; his stepfather, Ramandra Malekar of Great Cacapon; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at The Grove in Great Cacapon. The Rev. Vernon Rankin will officiate. Burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.




Addie M. Kimmel, 90



MARCH 13, 1917-SEPT. 20, 2007

CHUGIAK, Alaska - Addie Margaret Kimmel, 90, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at her home in Chugiak.

She was born on March 13, 1917, in Hagerstown, the daughter of the late Walter Thomas and Ethel Theresa Walker Ansley.

Mrs. Kimmel graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1935, Columbia Business College of Hagerstown in 1941, earned an associate degree from Moorpark College in Simi Valley, Calif., and a bachelor of science degree from the University of Alaska in Anchorage.

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