May 07, 2008

Margaret J. Belger, 73

MAY 13, 1934-MAY 5, 2008

INWOOD, W.Va. - Margaret June Williams Belger, 73, of Inwood, died Monday, May 5, 2008, at her home.

Born May 13, 1934, in Long Island-New Hyde Park, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Mercer Williams and Adelaide Powell Williams.

She was a member of Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church, the choir and other church organizations.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Eugene George Belger; two daughters, Christine Belger of Huntington, Calif., and Suzanne Belger of Smithtown, N.Y.; two sons, Mark Belger of San Diego and Clifford Belger of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two sisters, Rose Gibson of Jordanville, N.Y., and Barbara LaSalle of Cherry Valley, N.Y.; one brother, David Williams of Bellmore, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Joanne Pearsall and Dorothy Wilson; and one brother, Mercer Williams Jr.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home's South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood. The Rev. Brian Shoda and Michele J. Elliott, CLP, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Leo Catholic Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel.

William T. Walker, 71

MARCH 7, 1937-MAY 5, 2008

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - William Thomas Walker, 71, of Berkeley Springs, died Monday, May 5, 2008, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs.

Born March 7, 1937, in Williamstown, Mass., he was the son of the late Basil and Agnes Labombard Walker.

He received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.

He worked as an electrical engineer in conjunction with the U.S. Navy, specializing in lightning protection, and retired after 50 years of service.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He was a member of National Association of Radio & Telecommunication Engineers.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Price Walker; two daughters, Shayna M. Walker of Abington, Pa., and Kindra K. Walker, VMD, of Maryville, Tenn.; one son, William M. Walker of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; two sisters, Eileen Steele of Williamstown and Nancy Walker of New Ashford, Mass.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Raina Walker; and one brother, Basil Walker.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home in Berkeley Springs. Pastor Ken Dyar will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Nebo Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by Tri-State Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open from 2 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, North-Central West Virginia, 1110 Prestwick Ave., Morgantown, WV 26508.

Doris I. Bender, 88

MAY 6, 1920-MAY 6, 2008

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Doris I. Bender, 88, of 33 Forest Ave., died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Falling Spring Nursing Home.

Born May 6, 1920, in Greene Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Kauffman Small.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert M. Bender, in 1958.

She had been employed by the Chambersburg (Pa.) Area School District for 10 years, retiring in 1983.

She was a member of Mount Pleasant United Brethren Church, where she was a member of the King's Sons and Daughters Sunday School Class.

She is survived by her husband, Marlin F. Bender; one son, Robert L. Bender of Longs, S.C.; one stepdaughter, Leretta High of Lancaster, Pa.; four brothers, John Small of West Chester, Pa., Donald Small of Mont Alto, Pa., Richard Small of Dillsburg, Pa., and Paul Small of Chambersburg; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Jane Wilson; and one brother, Glenn Small.

Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Mount Pleasant United Brethren Church. The Revs. Gary Culler, Melvin High and Chuck Ryan will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery.

Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home in Chambersburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Suite 302, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Judith D. Hartman, 72

OCT. 15, 1935-MAY 6, 2008

QUINCY, Pa. - Judith Dawn "Judy" Brown Hartman, 72, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 6570 Furnace Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at the nursing home.

Born Oct. 15, 1935, in Greensburg, Md., she was the daughter of the late Jesse J. Brown Sr. and Marjorie C. Brown Brown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, C. Edward "Eddie" Hartman, in 1980. They were married Aug. 26, 1956.

She attended Smithsburg High School.

She attended services at Quincy United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her companion of more than 10 years, Ray E. Gossert of Waynesboro; three sisters, June Hoffman of Hagerstown, Dixie Eccard of Wolfsville, Md., and Rosalie Clark of Andrews, Ind.; and nieces and nephews.

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