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Obituaries

May 17, 2008

Susan L. Seward, 57



1950-MAY 16, 2008

STEPHENSON, Va. - Susan Louise Hogevoll Seward, 57, of Stephenson, Va., died Friday, May 16, 2008, at her home.

Mrs. Seward was born in 1950 in Alexandria, Va., the daughter of the late Wilbur S. and Marcia D. Hogevoll.

She was a homemaker and a former math teacher with the Washington County Board of Education, Hagerstown, Md., from 1972 to 1989. Mrs. Seward taught at Williamsport High School from 1986 to 1989, Smithsburg High School from 1983 to 1986 and Smithsburg Middle School from 1972 to 1983.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Winchester, Va., and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and was a Girl Scout leader for many years.

Mrs. Seward was a graduate of North Hagerstown High School, class of 1968, and Frostburg State College, where she received a bachelor of science degree and a masters of education.

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She married Lon Edward Seward on May 10, 1986, in Hagerstown.

Surviving with her husband are her daughters, Allison and Kelsey Seward of Winchester; and her brother, Thomas Hogevoll of Davidsonville, Md.

A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church, Winchester, with the Rev. Joan Rainsberger and the Rev. Rob Lovett officiating.

Inurnment will be private.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to W.S. Hogevoll Library, First Christian Church, 1345 N. Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Richard E. Smith, 80



APRIL 27, 1928-MAY 16, 2008

Richard Elwood Smith, 80, of 1325 Fairchild Ave. in Hagerstown, died Friday, May 16, 2008, at his home.

Born April 27, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late John Lewis and Myrtle Adeline Benson Smith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy J. Smith, in 1995.

He retired from Fairchild Aircraft.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by three daughters, Tracie Weaver and Christy Hiler, both of Hagerstown, and Lisa Smith of Waynesboro, Pa.; three sons, Allan Smith of Hagerstown, David Smith of Denver, and Mark Smith of Baltimore; one brother, John Smith of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Carolyn Smith and Beverly Davis; and two brothers, Jack Smith and Billy Smith.

A graveside service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown. The Rev. Loyal H. Vanderveer will officiate.

Visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.




Charles E. Carbaugh, 85



MARCH 1, 1923-MAY 15, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Charles E. Carbaugh, 85, died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Manorcare Health Services.

Born March 1, 1923, in Fayetteville, Pa., he was the son of the late Edward and Margaret Vaughn Carbaugh.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Cauffman Carbaugh, on March 20, 2008. They were married Sept. 14, 1944.

He and his wife owned and operated Carbaugh's Antiques, a business he was involved with for 70 years.

He was a member of Mount Union United Methodist Church.

He is survived by one son, David L. Carbaugh of Scotland, Pa.; and two grandchildren, Matthew Carbaugh of Shippensburg, Pa., and Andrea Carbaugh of Raleigh, N.C.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Grace McCullough, Louise Triplett, Thelma Mummert and Ella Mae Wagner; and three brothers, Paxton Carbaugh, Clyde Carbaugh and Bruce Carbaugh.

Services will be Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Harold W. Walten will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy (Pa.) Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.




Russell S. Hull, 92



JULY 25, 1915-MAY 15, 2008

BIG COVE TANNERY, Pa. - Russell S. Hull, 92, of Big Cove Tannery, died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at his home.

Born July 25, 1915, in McConnellsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late James and Nellie McGovern Hull.

He was employed by Letterkenny Army Depot as a mechanic until his retirement.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Vesta B. Hull of Big Cove Tannery; four daughters Cynthia Carbaugh and Denise Keefer, both of McConnellsburg, and Russella Bloom and Melanie Younker, both of Big Cove Tannery; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchldren.

Besides his parents, he is survived by one daughter, Jean Seville; one sister, Gwendolyn Hull; and two brothers, Robert and Frank Hull

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery, Big Cove Tannery.

Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.




Erika M. Bruner, 82



NOV. 20, 1925-MAY 14, 2008

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