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OBITUARIES
October 5, 2011
Helen Eileen Miller Stewart, 74, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Winchester Medical Center. Born in 1937 in Jeannette, Pa., Mrs. Stewart was the daughter of the late Ray W. and Helen M. Miller. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Harry Barnett Stewart, preceded her in death on June 25, 1991. She is survived by three daughters, Darlene Wener of Juneau, Alaska, Vicki Lawson of Gore, Va., and Tammy Leggett of Martinsburg; a son, Renny Stewart of Boonsboro, Md.; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
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OBITUARIES
September 2, 2013
Bonnie Ruth (Miller) Hull, 81, of Williamsport passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born May 30, 1932, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late M. Hilton and Lydia W. (Miller) Barney. She was a graduate of the Washington County Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1952. She is survived by her husband, Robert R. Hull; three children, Robert R. Hull Jr. of Juneau, Alaska, Jeffrey P. Hull of Parkton, Md., and Barbara H. Huwe of Williamsport; and two grandchildren, Elyse Huwe and Peter Huwe.
NEWS
March 4, 2009
NOV. 2, 1938-MARCH 2, 2009 McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- Harold W. Parson, 70, of 10592 Lincoln Highway, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at his home. Born Nov. 2, 1938, in Burnt Cabins, Pa., he was the son of the late Walter W. and Ganavice M. Morrow Parson. He served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. He had attended Pleasant Hill Church in Shade Gap, Pa. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, Seattle, American Legion Post 561, McConnellsburg, and IBEW Electrical Union.
LIFESTYLE
February 1, 2013
Kay and Mary Guessford of Halfway celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Deanna and Curtis Shank of Falling Waters, W.Va. The Hawaiian theme sit-down dinner was also hosted by the Guessford's other three daughters and their husbands, Deidra and Scott Herbert of Allentown, Pa.; Denise and George Gouin of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; and Debra and John Sharatt of Hagerstown. The Guessfords grandchildren served the guests. The Guessfords were married Aug. 9, 1952, by the Rev. J. N. Evans in the parsonage of the Church of God on South Artizen Street in Williamsport.
OBITUARIES
July 10, 2013
David "Buddy" Eugene Williams Sr., 71, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home. Born Saturday, March 28, 1942, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late William Sheldon Williams and the late Nellie Arlene (Baker) Williams. He was employed by East Alcoa in Frederick, Md., retiring after 30 years of service. He was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church in Marlowe, W.Va. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Patsy Ann Williams; daughter, Melissa Fowler and husband, David, of Hagerstown; son, David "Buddy" Williams and wife, Christine, of Anchorage, Alaska; sisters, Arlene Gathrell and Dixie Smith; brothers, Robert, John and Larry Williams; grandchildren, McHaley Williams, Megan Myers, Sierra Fowler and Logan Fowler, all of Hagerstown, Joshua Williams and Dana Williams, both of Alaska, and Brandi Williams and Alexis Williams, both of Greencastle, Pa.; great-granddaughters, McKenzie Jones, Alyssia and Jaynlyn Nelson; and several nieces and nephews.
NEWS
By JONATHAN R. BURRS | October 12, 2008
The firestorm of media criticism, newspaper headlines, online community forum topics, back office and roundtable discussion resulting from Sen. John McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential candidate has caused nearly as much controversy and commotion in the 2008 race for the White House as the historic Democratic Party primaries contest between Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Within minutes of the McCain announcement, political pundits from coast to coast expressed views - both pro and con - about what appears to be a decision resembling the "change" Barack Obama proclaims and maintains as a key campaign message.
NEWS
September 2, 2008
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Republican John McCain said Tuesday he's satisfied that Sarah Palin's background was properly checked out before the Alaska governor joined the Republican ticket. He predicted that public excitement about her candidacy will increase after her address to the GOP convention on Wednesday. McCain visited fire houses in Ohio and Pennsylvania on Tuesday, and was due to arrive at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., on Wednesday. Asked about whether Palin's background was thoroughly checked out before he selected her, McCain told reporters in Philadelphia: "The vetting process was completely thorough and I'm grateful for the results.
NEWS
August 10, 2010
o KTUU-TV coverage of fatal crash DILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) -- An amphibious plane carrying former Sen. Ted Stevens crashed into a remote mountainside during a fishing trip, killing the state's most beloved political figure and four others and stranding the survivors on a rocky, brush-covered slope overnight. Three teenagers and their parents, including the former head of NASA, were on the plane when it plowed into the mountain Monday afternoon with so much force that it left a 300-foot gash on the slope, federal investigators said.
NEWS
by CANDICE BOSELY | December 5, 2004
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - He was shot at, his dogs were killed and corrupt city officials put out contracts on his life. And that was just in one remote town in Alaska - a small dot on the map of Nick Mangieri's life. Mangieri, who moved to Berkeley County earlier this year after three large oak trees fell on and nearly destroyed his home in Maryland, has written and published three books about his life experiences. Titled "Broken Badge: The Silencing of a Federal Agent," "Frozen Shield: Alaska Cover-up" and "Passport to Danger: The Diary of an Adventurer," Mangieri's self-published books are all nonfiction.
OBITUARIES
January 21, 2013
Eugene M. “Sam” Reed, 85, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Veterans Administration Community Living Center, Martinsburg, W.Va. Born March 10, 1927, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Wilson Leroy and Blanche Beatrice Miller Reed. He was a 1945 graduate of Williamsport High School, and a graduate of Hagerstown Business College. He was employed by the Western Maryland Railway of Hagerstown, Md.. for 38 years until his retirement.
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