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 .
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.
February 18, 2009
MARCH 1924-FEB. 16, 2009 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Calvert Lewis Estill, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at City Hospital. Born in March 1924, in Memphis, Tenn., he was the son of Calvert Lewis Estill Sr. and Robbie Lee Bennett Estill. He attended West Virginia University and was a 1945 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy. He served in the occupation of Japan and the Korean War. He was a real estate broker and a certified general appraiser, licensed in six states.
January 7, 2009
MAY 1, 1945-JAN. 5, 2009 LEESBURG, Va. - Richard T. Ketron, 63, of Leesburg, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, at Willow Tree Manor in Charles Town, W.Va. Born May 1, 1945, in Leesburg, he was the son of Mary Jewell Ketron of Leesburg and the late L.B. Ketron. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one daughter, Susan L. Sharp of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and five brothers, Robert Ketron of Leesburg, Ronnie Ketron of Rapedan, Va., David Ketron of Abbotstown, Pa., Donnie Ketron of Eagle Rock, Va., and Larry Ketron of Union Bridge, Md. Military graveside services will be held at a later date in Arlington (Va.)
April 22, 2013
William H. Snyder Jr., 78, of Grand Island, Fla., passed away on April 12, 2013. He was born in Williamsport, Md., to the late William H. Snyder Sr. and the late Bessie Lee Snyder. William attended Hagerstown High School and was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of American Legion Post 211 of Funkstown, Md. William was retired from Potomac Edison Company (currently Allegheny Power). He was of Lutheran faith. William is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Delores M. Snyder; daughters, Kimberly Snyder, Diana Gift and son-in-law, Earl Gift and granddaughter, Mikaela Gift and is also survived by brothers, Gary Snyder, Danny Snyder and sister, Connie Pearman.
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.
September 23, 2011
Leo Joseph Schwartz Jr., 77, of Sharpsburg, Md., and formerly of Baltimore, Md., died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born June 19, 1934, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Leo Joseph Schwartz Sr. and Hilma Sheldon Schwartz. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Darlene Whetzel Schwartz, on March 7, 2009. He was a self-employed truck driver until his retirement. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War. He was a Catholic.
July 20, 2011
MAY 20, 1926-JULY 7, 2011 Col. Donald S. Aines Sr., U.S. Army, retired, 85, of Chambersburg, Pa., died at 10:10 a.m., Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Providence Place, Chambersburg, following a four-month illness. Born May 20, 1926, in Lancaster, Pa., he was the son of the late Philip and Evelyn (Sutphen) Aines. He was Protestant by faith. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944 and was a combat veteran of the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He continued to serve his country as a combat engineer during the Korean War and as part of the 90th Replacement Battalion during the Vietnam War. He also served during peacetime in Japan, Germany and Turkey, retiring in 1973.
January 27, 2013
Harold L. Overcash, 81, of Mercersburg, Pa., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Born Nov. 1, 1931, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was a son of the late Arthur L. and Anna C. Poe Overcash. He was a union pipe fitter/welder, working in various states around the country. He retired due to disability in 1981. Harold was a member of American Legion Post 517 of Mercersburg, Sideling Hill Sportsmen's Association and FOE of Harrisonville, Pa. He was an avid trapper for 60 years.
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.