May 18, 2013
Hugh Albert Eugene Strehle, Captain U.S. Navy retired, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at home. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church. Full military honors will be held at later date at Arlington National Cemetery.
March 22, 2013
Arthur Lincoln Northrop, 88, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Hagerstown. The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Independent Bible Church. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial with full military honors will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer Chapel at a date to be announced. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
January 3, 2013
Jessie Lee Tolbert, 26, of Inwood, W.Va., passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Jessie was born on Feb. 3, 1986, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was a 2004 graduate of Magruder High School in Rockville, Md. He entered the United States Army in August of 2005 and served until 2008. Jessie will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He will be fondly remembered for his free-spirited nature, his love of cooking, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and working with his hands. He is survived by his mother, Jan A. Warner of Boonsboro, Md.; two brothers, Jerry Tolbert III of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Jackson Philipson and wife Danielle of Twentynine Palms, Calif.; his maternal grandmother, Karen Warner of Hagerstown, Md.; and his girlfriend, Teresa Fox of Greencastle, Pa. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
December 27, 2012
Rebecca L. Roberts, 63, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at City Hospital. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service Sunday at St. John's Lutheran Church. A Celebration of Life service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church with the Rev. James D. Riley Jr. officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home.
October 10, 2012
Rufina S. Colt, 71, of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late William B. Colt Jr.; daughter of the late Daniel and Felisa San Miguel; stepmother of William D. (Ingrid) and Cindy Colt; stepgrandmother of Justin and Laura; sister of Florentino, Renato, Eduardo, Ernesto, Adelina, Myrna San Miguel and Lourdes Bayr; and sister-in-law of Fann Swift. She is also survived by 24 nieces and nephews, 12 great-nieces and great-nephews, and one great-great-nephew. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd.
August 28, 2012
Pearl Evelyn Schmieg, 94, of Inwood, W.Va., died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at her home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood. The service will be Friday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor David Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, with the date to be announced.
August 23, 2012
Ruth Evelyn Cozzi, 87, a devoted daughter, wife and mother, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Williamsport Nursing Home. A native of Washington, D.C., Evelyn was a devoted member of Palisades Community Church in Washington for more than 70 years, where she served as chairwoman of the social and memorials committees, as well as being a tireless leader and organizer for many years. She was a loyal and well-loved employee of Sibley Hospital for more than three decades. She moved to Williamsport Retirement Village in 2009 to be closer to her son and daughter-in-law.
August 15, 2012
Kenneth Levi Broadstone, 80, of Kearneysville, W.Va., died March 2, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. The graveside service will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery at the columbarium. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
June 15, 2012
Raymond Pringle Sr., 77, of Hedgesville, W.Va., died Thursday, June 14, 2012, at his home. The service will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.
June 6, 2012
Sue Boward, 76, of Fredericksburg, Va., died peacefully on June 4, 2012 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg. Born Soon Ja Kwak in 1936 in South Korea, she left war-torn Korea and came to the United States to attend college. After two years at Pasadena College in California, she transferred to George Washington University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in sociology and psychology. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Eugene Boward. During their marriage they lived in Frederick and Bel Air, Md., and Alexandria and Springfield, Va. Sue spent the last decade with her many friends at the Golden Living Community in Fredericksburg.