October 08, 2008

David E. Baer, 57

NOV. 28, 1950-OCT. 7, 2008

BRUNSWICK, Md. - David Eugene Baer, 57, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at Kline Hospice House in Frederick, Md.

Born Nov. 28, 1950, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of the late Curtis Lee Baer and Luella Norris Baer.

He attended Millville Pentecostal Church.

He was a member of Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Co. No. 19.

He is survived by one sister, Virginia L. Baer Hagan of Brunswick; three brothers, Bradley E. Baer of Charles Town, William E. Baer of York, Pa., and Donald R. Baer of Kearneysville, W.Va.; nieces; nephews; grandnieces; and grandnephews.


Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer and Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The Rev. Mark Lewis will officiate. Burial will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery, Brownsville.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702-1799.

Frank S. McConnell, 98

FEB. 14, 1910-OCT. 4, 2008

QUINCY, Pa. - Frank S. McConnell, 98, of Quincy Village and formerly of 9230 Meadowbrook Drive, Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at the nursing home.

Born Feb. 14, 1910, in Peekskill, N.Y., he was the son of the late Frank S. and Elizabeth Chapman McConnell.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Madge Kennerly McConnell, in 1985. They were married July 6, 1940.

He was a 1929 graduate of Peekskill High School and received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Boston University in 1933. While in college, he played on the varsity basketball team and was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

From 1947 until his retirement in 1975, he was a regional consumer credit officer for The First National Bank of Maryland in Hagerstown.

He was a member of Waynesboro Presbyterian Church, where he served on the Board of Trustees and The Session.

He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 731 of Waynesboro, South Chapter 2977 AARP of Waynesboro, National AARP, and served on the Waynesboro Citizens Advisory Committee and the Waynesboro Recreation Committee.

He is survived by one daughter, Patricia A. Tenney of Tulsa, Okla.; two sons, Dr. Stephen C. McConnell of Beavercreek, Ohio, and Craig H. McConnell of Salisbury, Md.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Burns Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro. The Rev. Brian E. Gawf will officiate.

It was his request to have no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Waynesboro Presbyterian Church, 105 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Rose M. George, 88

SEPT. 4, 1920-OCT. 6, 2008

Rose Marie DuPuis Clark George, 88, formerly of Hagerstown, passed away Oct. 6, 2008, at Berkeley Springs Rehabilitation and Nursing in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Sept. 4, 1920, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Isabel Atkinson DuPuis.

She was a member of the Ioway Tribe of Kansas, where she spent her early years on the White Cloud Indian Reservation.

She was a 1938 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School, Berkeley Springs.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Hancock.

She is survived by five daughters, Mary Lee Yost and husband, David, Lenora Montgomery and husband, Monty, all of Berkeley Springs, and Sandra Flowers, Regina Unger and Carole Mitchell and husband, Stanley, all of Hancock; one brother, Charles Dupuis, Augusta, Ga.; 22 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, John Edward and William G. Clark; two grandsons; one granddaughter; one great-great-grandson; one stepgrandson; one sister, Mary Louise Stotler; one brother, John L. DuPuis; and her husband, Gladstone Clark.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Hancock. The Rev. John F. Lesnick will be celebrant. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Mary R. Johnson, 92

SEPT. 8, 1916-OCT. 6, 2008

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mary R. Johnson, 92, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at her home.

Born Sept. 8, 1916, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late George Walker and Mary Ross Walker.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, John Henry Johnson.

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