March 07, 2008

Sara E. Quinlan, 84

MAY 27, 1923-MARCH 3, 2008

Sara E. Quinlan, 84, of Williamsport Retirement Village, Twin Oaks Assisted Living, died Monday, March 3, 2008, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 27, 1923, in Williamstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Norman and Bertha A. Walhay Umholtz.

Her husband, David G. Quinlan Sr., died in 1980. They were married Jan. 16, 1945.

She was a 1941 graduate of Williamstown High School.

She retired in 1988 from Catholic Social Services in Cape May County, N.J.

She was an award winning artist, studying with Elizabeth Davis of Philadelphia and Albert Casparini of Rio Grande, N.J.

She was a member of the YMCA.

She is survived by one son, David G. Fothergill-Quinlan of Washington, D.C.; one sister, Charlotte Hopple of Williamstown, Pa.; one grandchild, Florence A. DeWitt of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and two great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by four sisters, Ada Daly, Betty Williard, Rena M. Smitt and Mildred Thune; and four brothers, John Umholtz, Norman Umholtz, Vernon Umholtz, and Donald W. Umholtz.

A private graveside memorial service will be Friday, April 4, at George Washington Memorial Park in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to D.C. Downtown Cluster Geriatric Day Care, Asbury United Methodist Church, 926 11th St., NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Mary K. Twigg, 94

SEPT. 19, 1913-MARCH 5, 2008

Mary Kathryn Twigg, 94, of Loyalton Assisted Living, 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 19, 1913, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Oscar George and Bessie Catherine Koogle Warrenfeltz.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace William Twigg, in 1993.

She was co-founder, along with her husband, of Twigg Cycles Inc., retiring in 1988.

She was a longstanding member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, but became a member of The Good Shepherd Ministries.

She was a member of Lappans Homemakers and the Homemaker Bowling League. She had many hobbies, some of which were painting, playing the organ, ceramics and candy making.

She is survived by three sons, Marvin Allen Twigg and Robert Leon Twigg, both of Hagerstown, and Donald Oscar Twigg of Daytona, Fla.; six grandchildren, Diane Biser, Salli Fanning, Michael Twigg, Brad Twigg, Jill Ritter and Tony Twigg; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Cora Irene Hendricks; four brothers, Jacob Oliver Warrenfeltz, Floyd George Warrenfeltz, Milton Oscar Warrenfeltz and Harry Emerson Warrenfeltz.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. Pastor Steven McCullough will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to The Good Shepherd Ministries, 19763 Longmeadow Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be made at

James F. Clark, 69

JAN. 13, 1939-MARCH 6, 2008

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - James Franklin Clark, 69, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at his home.

Born Jan. 13, 1939, in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Norman Lorenza and Julia Delores Thompson Clark.

He attended Alpine and Annex schools in Berkeley Springs.

He was self-employed in the timber and pulp wood business.

He was a member of Highland United Methodist Church.

He had been a member of South Morgan Volunteer Fire Department, helping to build the fire hall.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Helen May Wills Clark; two daughters, Penny S. Clark and Diane M. Clark, both of Berkeley Springs; one son, Lee E. Clark of Berkeley Springs; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon L. Clark.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home in Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Henry L. Fisher will officiate. Burial will be in Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Robert L. Bennett Jr., 57

JULY 19, 1950-MARCH 4, 2008

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Robert Lee "Bobby" Bennett Jr., 57, of 27 Cleveland Ave., died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Waynesboro Hospital from injuries he received in an automobile accident.

Born July 19, 1950, in Panama, he was the son of Margaret L. Mong Bennett of Prattville, Ala., and formerly of Cleveland Avenue and the late Robert Lee Bennett Sr.

He was a 1969 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

He was employed as a welder by Frick Co. in Waynesboro for the past 15 years.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Susan L. Mullis of Prattville, Pa. and Deborah L. Martz of Waynesboro; one brother, William Kriner of Waynesboro; and nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mark Brezler Memorial, 6122 Summit Pointe Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111.

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