August 09, 2008

Timothy A. Short, 42

MAY 14, 1966-AUG. 6, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Timothy A. Short, 42, of Chambersburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.

Born May 14, 1966, he was the son of Martha Short and the late Thomas A. Short.

He is survived by one daughter, Kayla; two sons, Leroy Martin and Derek Short; two sisters, Pamela Burkholder and Kimberly Thomas; one niece; one nephew; and one great-niece.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Timothy Short Jr.

A memorial service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at The Salvation Army in Chambersburg.

Donations may made to The Salvation Army, Chambersburg.

Arrangements are by Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home Inc.

Nancy M. Sabath, 50

AUG. 7, 1957-JULY 30, 2008

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Nancy Marie Sabath, 50, of Gettysburg and formerly of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Harrisburg (Pa.) Hospital.


Born Aug. 7, 1957, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Beverly Suit.

She was a medical transcriptionist.

She was a Catholic.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Smith of Shippensburg, Pa., and Stephanie Sabath of Rockville, Md.; two brothers, Bernie Suit Jr. and Johnny Suit, both of Rockville; and three sisters, Bonnie Miller and Linda Markovich, both of Monrovia, Md., and Karen Tyler of Frederick, Md.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sylvia Sabath.

Graveside services will be Monday at noon at Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown. The Rev. George A. Limmer will officiate.

Arrangements are by Rest Haven Funeral Chapel in Hagerstown.

Donald C. Crabbe, 79

SEPT. 25, 1928-AUG. 8, 2008

INWOOD, W.Va. - Donald Clifford Crabbe, 79, of Inwood, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Willow Tree Manor in Charles Town, W.Va.

Born Sept. 25, 1928, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Joseph and Annie Mabel Cogle Crabbe.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Bell Crabbe.

He was a member of Independent Bible Church.

He also was a member of Berkeley County Police Reserve and a volunteer fireman with Hose Co. No. 5.

He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Ann Martin of Clear Spring; two grandchildren, Samuel and Elizabeth; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by eight brothers, Charles, Sammy, Earl, Kenneth, Joseph Jr., Melvin, Roger and Roy Crabbe; and two sisters, Mabel Shade and Loraine Cookus.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. Pastor Curt Lowry will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Independent Bible Church, 2306 Hedgesville Road, Martinsburg, WV 25403 or to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

Donald I. Moats III, 26

APRIL 19, 1982-AUG. 6, 2008

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Donald Ira "Donnie" Moats III, 26, of Mt. Rock Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, as a result of a motorcycle accident on U.S. 11 in Southampton Township.

Born April 19, 1982, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Donald I. Moats Jr. and Christy Larson Evans, both of Chambersburg, Pa.

He was a 2000 graduate of Cumberland Valley Christian School.

He most recently worked as a counselor at Abraxas in South Mountain, Pa.

He was a member of Open Door Church.

He earned his blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one daughter, Mia R. Moats; one sister, Cassandra Wright; grandmothers, Patsy Moats and Lorene Larson; and stepfather, John Evans, all of Chambersburg.

He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Donald I. Moats Sr. and the Rev. David Larson.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Open Door Church in Chambersburg. The Rev. Mike Sanders will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 to 10 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to a trust fund for his daughter, Mia. Make checks payable to Mia R. Moats, M&T Bank, 430 Stouffer Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

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