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OBITUARIES
December 23, 2011
Jody Lynn Jacques, 48, of 13442 Station Lane in Smithsburg, Md., went to be with the Lord Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at her home. Born Tuesday, July 30, 1963, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of James A. Angle of Chambersburg and Cecile J. (Starliper) Angle of Mercersburg, Pa. She graduated from James Buchanan High School and later attended Hagerstown Community College. She was formerly employed by the Washington County Free Library and currently was taking care of the operations of the family business.
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NEWS
September 22, 2009
-SEPT. 21, 2009 WINTERVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Gene W. Spears, 73, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Church of Christ of Winterville, and a memorial service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Church of Christ, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The burial of remains will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, W.Va. Mr. Spears, a native of Chambersburg, Pa., lived in Winterville for the past five years. He was formerly of Berkeley Springs.
NEWS
July 28, 2007
FEB. 16, 1922-JULY 27, 2007 Lugarda Faye Hawthorne Spigler, 85, of Hagerstown, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Washington County Hospital. Born Feb. 16, 1922, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late William Hunter Hawthorne. She was employed by Bikle's Shoe Shop, Pangborn Corporation and Western Maryland Supply. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, where she served as a Sunday school teacher for many years, a member of Service Workers of the church, member of National AARP and The Hagerstown Chapter of AARP No. 623. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Harry R. (Gabby)
NEWS
March 6, 2003
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Janice W. Boss, 75, of 728 Highland Ave., died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born April 17, 1927, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Theresa May Rowe Wagner. She was a 1945 graduate of Chambersburg High School, and was the class secretary. She had worked for Dr. Edwards in Chambersburg. She was a dental assistant for Drs. Acri and Coy at Scotland (Pa.) School for Veterans Children for 35 years, retiring in 1988.
NEWS
July 26, 2007
AUG. 19, 1924-JULY 22, 2007 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cecile K. Vesely, 82, a resident of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and formerly of Trinity House in Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at the nursing home. Born Aug. 19, 1924, in Charlottesville, Va., she was the daughter of the late George L. Franckle and Viola Marshall. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles W. Wilson; and her second husband, Frank J. Vesely. She was employed by Giant Foods in Baltimore for 15 years.
OBITUARIES
October 31, 2011
Paul Leroy Huntsberry, 77, of Crystal Falls Drive, Hagerstown, Md., went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, from his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born July 29, 1934, on Crystal Falls Drive, he was the son of the late John Huntsberry and Effie Huntsberry Bowers. He retired from Callas Contractors. He was a member of Church of Christ at Hagerstown and loved his church family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years and 10 months, Marie Barnhart Huntsberry; five daughters, Paula Sandy and husband, Steve, Cynthia Green and husband, William, Rhonda Smith and husband, James, Suzanne Smith and husband, Robert, and Debra Deal and husband, Greg; one son, Paul Huntsberry Jr. and wife, Carla; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald Huntsberry; three sisters, Helen Monn, Patsy Kelbaugh and Anna Minnich, all of Hagerstown, and several nieces and nephews.
NEWS
January 31, 2009
Albert R. "Dick" Brown, 80 AUG. 11, 1928-JAN. 29, 2009 SALBILLASVILLE, Md. -- Albert R. "Dick" Brown, 80, of Sabillasville Road, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at his home. Born Aug. 11, 1928, in Highfield, he was the son of the late John A. and Amanda Pryor Brown. He was a self-employed excavator. He attended St. John's United Church of Christ in Sabillasville. He was a member of Blue Ridge Sportsman's Association. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Vada P. Gladhill Brown, whom he married Feb. 8, 1947; two daughters, Sandra L. Leisner of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Pamela K. Cauthen of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; one sister, Helen Snyder of Thurmont, Md.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
NEWS
BY KATE COLEMAN | April 1, 2002
The churches of downtown Hagerstown hold the history as well as the faith of the communities who built and worshiped in them. They also hold artistic treasures - Tiffany windows, mosaics, decorative tile, handcarved woodwork. "Over the years, the community wanted to give their best to God - with treasures of art," says the Rev. Arthur Leib Grove, pastor emeritus of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church of the United Church of Christ. For Easter we are sharing some of those art treasures from local churches.
NEWS
December 30, 2009
AUG. 13, 1949-DEC. 28, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Former State Senator Terry L. Punt, 60, of Waynesboro, Pa., died early Monday morning in his home. Death was unexpected and attributed to heart failure. He was born on Aug. 13, 1949, in Waynesboro. He was the son of the late Leo and Betty (Carson) Punt and was raised by his foster parents, the late Raymond and Pearl Sharrah. He was a lifelong resident of Waynesboro. Mr. Punt graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High School with the class of 1967.
NEWS
by TARA REILLY | April 11, 2004
tarar@herald-mail.com Blacksmith Eric Johnson heated pieces of iron to a reddish glow Saturday and then shaped them into spikes similar to those used by the Romans to hammer through the hands and feet of Jesus. Others took turns chipping bark off cut locust trees and flattening and squaring out the sides. Several hours later, their work would produce a large wooden cross. Johnson, of Kearneysville, W.Va., said he hoped the activity, which took place outside of Church of Christ at Hagerstown, would give church members an idea of the pain Jesus endured during his crucifixion.
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