August 22, 2010
Claire Martin of Waynesboro, Pa., sings Sunday during a showcase organized by Mont Alto, Pa., voice teacher Kay Yaukey. Adults and children took the stage in Harbaugh Hall at Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro to perform almost 60 songs.
September 14, 2012
William F. Messner, 84, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. The service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Berkeley Springs Church of Christ.
November 21, 2012
The Rev. Robert J. Allen, 78, of Gwynedd, Pa., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Abington Memorial Hospital with his family at his bedside. Bob was born July 6, 1934, in Hagerstown, to the late Arvella and Arthur Allen. He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1952 and was a graduate of both Franklin and Marshall College and Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pa. He was ordained a minister of the United Church of Christ in 1959 at Christ Reformed Church in Hagerstown.
October 5, 2011
Marsha Gail Kinzer, 64, of Fairplay, Md., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Md., as a result of complications during surgery. Born Feb. 25, 1947, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Louis A. "Buddy" Kaufman Jr. and Marie Carper Kaufman. She was a 1965 graduate of Martinsburg High School. She was a Realtor with Keller-Williams Realty of Hagerstown, Md. She was previously employed as a manager by Foxcroft Apartments in Martinsburg for several years.
March 13, 2009
DEC. 30, 1922-MARCH 11, 2009 MONT ALTO, Pa. - Lewis R. "Peck" Purnell, 86, of 10 Grist Mill Drive, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. Born Dec. 30, 1922, in Tamaqua, Pa., he was the son of the late G.W. Dewey and Margaret Krantz Purnell. He was preceded in death by his wife, L. Joyce Reachard Purnell, in 1998. They were married Dec. 27, 1944. He was a 1940 graduate of Tamaqua High School. He graduated with honors from Kutztown University in 1946 and completed undergraduate work at Bloomsburg and North Western universities.
October 19, 2009
-SEPT. 21, 2009 WINTERVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Gene W. Spears, 73, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ of Winterville, N.C., and a memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The burial of remains will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
December 14, 2008
Mary R. McNeill, 74 DEC. 7, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Mary R. McNeill, 74, of 220 Central Ave., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Paul McNeill; four children, Michael McDaniel, Shelia McDuffie and Karen Malloy, all of Fayetteville and Steven McDaniel of Hagerstown; 10 siblings; 14 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and one aunt. Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, Disciple of Christ in Fayetteville.
April 4, 2012
Zion Reformed United Church of Christ announces the 6th annual Cinderella Shop at Zion from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays in April. Clean, gently used prom gowns are available for purchase for $25 each. Only cash or checks written to REACH are accepted. All proceeds go to REACH. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ is at 201 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Access to the shop is via the alley off East Avenue at the rear of the church. Donations of clean, gently used prom gowns are also gratefully accepted during church office hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.
March 23, 2006
CLEAR SPRING - Ron Wenger of the Susquehanna Valley Garden Railway Society will be sharing his knowledge of garden railways Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ. A form of gardening that is growing in popularity, garden railways often pique the interest of men and children who might not otherwise be interested in regular gardening.
August 29, 1997
A group of parents in Clear Spring is planning "a little prayer service" at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday outside St. John's United Church of Christ on Cumberland Street. The Rev. Terry Foor, pastor of St. John's, is going to lead the group in prayer, a parent organizer said. Anyone interested is invited to attend. For more information, call 301-790-3747.