April 12, 2009
George "Pert" Long, 76 MAY 13, 1932-APRIL 10, 2009 George "Pert" Long, 76, formerly of 9711 Fernwood Lane, Hagerstown, died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Golden Living Center. Born May 13, 1932, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late George C. and Francis Turner Long Sr. He retired in 1983 from M.C.T.C after 20 years of service. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Marines. He was a member the Improved Order Red Men of Williamsport.
March 9, 2012
Jeptha Cecil Triplett Jr., 75, of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 5, 2012, at the VA Medical Center Nursing Home. Born May 18, 1936, in Albuquerque, N.M. A veteran of the U. S. Army, first lieutenant, he served in the Korean War and during the Cold War. He received his master's degree and was a licensed drug and alcohol counselor. He is survived by his daughter, Amy Bryant and husband, Jim, of Stephens City; and one grandson. Military graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012, at Culpeper National Cemetery in Culpeper, Va. Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com .
March 22, 2009
Don B. Turner, 74 AUG. 2, 1934-MARCH 21, 2009 Don B. Turner, 74, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Washington County Hospital. Born Aug. 2, 1934, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Paul W. and Mamie Viola Cook Turner. He was employed as a painter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Benner Turner; two daughters, Kathy S. McCann and Linda K. Nicklas, both of Hagerstown; one son, Gary W. Turner of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
November 10, 2009
FUNKSTOWN -- Funkstown veterans from the Korean War and Vietnam War whose names were left off a plaque at the town monument will have their names on a new monument. Bill Osborne, who grew up in Funkstown, has spearheaded an effort to rectify the absences of some veterans' names from the monument at Baltimore Street and Alt. U.S. 40. The Town Council voted 5-0 Monday night to allow a new monument to be installed at the town monument and for Osborne to collect money for it. Osborne said it will cost $850 and he already has $500 in pledges from the Funkstown American Legion, the legion's Last Man Standing Club and another donor.
June 13, 2009
NOV. 5, 1929-JUNE 10, 2009 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. --Â Guy M. Hess, 79, of Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday morning, June 10, 2009, at the Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Nov. 5, 1929, in Bethel Township, Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late Wallace L. Hess and Madeline Truax Hess Spidel. He was a 1948 graduate of Warfordsburg (Pa.) High School and a graduate of the former Chambersburg Business School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1948 to 1952, serving during the Korean War. He was an accountant at Shippensburg (Pa.)
August 22, 2011
DEC. 27, 1931-AUG. 17, 2011 Thomas F. Hall, 79, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md. Born Dec. 27, 1931, in Williamsport, Pa., he served in the U.S. Army and fought in the Korean War. He retired in 1987 from Mack Trucks in Hagerstown. Tom was an active member of Elks Lodge 378, Alsatia Club and American Legion Post 42. He is survived by a daughter, Carol Myers and husband, Doug; a granddaughter, Amanda Myers; and a grandson, Zach Myers, all of Hagerstown; a stepson, Kevin Spessard Jr. and wife, Betty, of Hagerstown; a stepson, Brian Spessard and wife, Vickie, of Carlisle, Pa.; six grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and many nieces and nephews.
February 28, 2009
Gene Bernard "Ted" Schaff, 78 DEC. 27, 1930-FEB. 26, 2009 FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Gene Bernard "Ted" Schaff, 78, of 64 Michigan Drive in Falling Waters, W.Va., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at his home. Born Dec. 27, 1930, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Sonta L. and Teresa N. Condon Schaff. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was employed by the Apex Corporation in Winchester, Va. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hagerstown, North American Rod and Gun Club, the American Legion, the National Rifle Association and PADI Diving Society.
March 23, 2009
JUNE 10, 1930-MARCH 21, 2009 FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - William Paul McFadden, 78, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at his home. Born June 10, 1930, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late James and Elizabeth Kelly McFadden. He was a 1948 graduate of Northeast Catholic High School for Boys in Philadelphia. He was an international representative for the Graphic Communications International Union, retiring in 1992. He served with the U.S. Navy Seabees during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Orrtanna, Pa., and a former member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.
February 23, 2012
Melvin B. Stenger Jr., of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away at 7:35 p.m. Feb. 22, 2012, at Williamsport Retirement Village, Williamsport, Md. Born in Hagerstown, Md., he was a son of the late Melvin B. Sr. and Helen R. Wiebel Stenger. Mr. Stenger was a graduate of Shippensburg University. He taught at Forbes Roads School for one year. He then began his career at James Buchanan High School, where he taught in the English and business education departments for 38 years. He also coached basketball during his teaching career.
October 4, 2009
SEPT. 2, 1931-OCT. 2, 2009 BRUNSWICK, Md. - Mr. Dennis Eugene Brawner, 78, of Brunswick, went home to be with the Heavenly Father Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. A man who displayed great strength, courage, wisdom intelligence and faith will be missed by his wife of 58 years, Delores E. (Conner) Brawner. Born Sept. 2, 1931, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Ferris D. and Ellen (Cannon) Brawner. Mr. Brawner was a member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He retired as an engineer from the Chessie Railroad after 40 years of service.