July 17, 2012
Jack Carl Jacobsen, 84, of Homewood of Williamsport, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center. A memorial service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Homewood of Williamsport with the Rev. Jeff Shull officiating. Arrangements are by Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown.
May 26, 2012
Virginia Barrett, 88, of Shanghai, W.Va., died Friday, May 25, 2012, at Homewood of Williamsport (Md.). The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va., and Tuesday one hour before the service at Central Chapel Church, Ganotown, W.Va. The service will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Central Chapel Cemetery.
May 24, 2012
Olen Collis Brake, Sr., 95, of Williamsport, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Homewood at Williamsport. Born Dec. 10, 1916, in Escambia County, Ala., he was the son of the late Alton Brake and Lizzy (Barnecastle) Adams. He was a member of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Alabama. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia Louise “Jinny” (Martin) Brake, who died on Nov. 8, 2010, and a sister, Dora Lambert, of Mobile, Ala. He retired from the U.S. Air Forceafter a combined 30 years and 6 months of service in the U.S. Army and the Air Force.
May 21, 2012
Harry Raymond "Mike" Monninger Jr., 85, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Homewood at Williamsport. Born April 14, 1927, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Harry Sr. and Edna M. (Daley) Monninger. Mike was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II, where he received Pacific and American Theater Medals, Philippine Liberation Ribbons and a Victory Medal. He went back to graduate after the war in 1948 from Hagerstown High School. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 42 Morris Frock of Hagerstown and a former member of the Hagerstown Elks.
March 14, 2012
Pansy Mangold McIntyre, 101, passed away at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown on March 13, 2012. Born in Keyser, W.Va., on Nov. 20, 1910, she was a 1929 graduate of Bruce High School, Westernport, Md. A retired registered nurse, she graduated from Cumberland Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1932. She was a longtime member of the Presbyterian Church. She was a 37-year member of a Johns Hopkins School of Public Health longevity study. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, J. Milton McIntyre, in 2005; son, Dr. John M. McIntyre, in 2009; her sisters, Ethel, Lola and Verna; and her brother, Howard. She is survived by two daughters, Peggy Bowman and M. Sue Robertson; daughter-in-law, Nancy Whitworth McIntyre; sons-in-law, Broadus M. Bowman and Gordon C. Robertson; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Family members will gather at Rosedale Funeral Home in Martinsburg, W.Va., on Saturday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to noon for visitation.
January 29, 2012
Helen Clark recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at Homewood at Williamsport. She lives in an independent-living apartment at Homewood, where she enjoys hobbies such as knitting, embroidery and crossword puzzles. Clark was born Jan. 4, 1912, in Jersey City, N.J., and was the third child of six in her family. She recalls many important events throughout her life and vividly remembers the headline “Lusitania Ship Sinks.” She also remembers a trip she took with her grandmother when she was 5 years old. Her uncle was a sailor going to Germany during World War I and they stood along the Hudson River to wave as his ship passed.
January 14, 2012
Norvelle H. Beatty, 98, resident of Hampton, Va., until the early 1990s, died on Dec. 28, 2011 at Homewood at Crumland Farm's Health Care Center in Frederick, Md. Before moving to Williamsport, Md., from Hampton, Mrs. Beatty lived in Hampton on two separate occasions - first when her husband, the late Webster Barton Beatty Jr. was appointed Public Relations Director for Hampton Institute, 1947 to 1957, when he left Hampton University to join the staff...
December 30, 2011
Wilhelmina McClain Smith, 87, of 17502 York Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at Homewood at Williamsport. To all who were blessed to make her acquaintance, "Willie" was an angel. Selfless, compassionate, and patient with all, she was always honest and true with God's plan in mind. All of her family and friends are better people, having known her. Just by being near her, her light would shine on you and brighten your spirit. Her love is eternal. She was a Christian, a child of God, and truly did his will and has earned her reward now in Heaven.
December 21, 2011
Marilyn Theodore “Lynn” Boccucci, 81, of Falling Waters, W.Va., died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Homewood at Williamsport. The family received friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va. The service will be today at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Falling Waters Presbyterian Church Cemetery at Spring Mills.
December 16, 2011
E. Pearl Gauthier, 89, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at Homewood at Williamsport. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church. The service will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.