November 29, 2012
Ellis A. "Woody" Woodcock Sr., 83, of Washington Square in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Oct. 5, 1929, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Rufford M. and Anna (Townson) Woodcock. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He retired from the Washington County Board of Education. He is survived by his wife, Joan M. Grove; children, Ellis Woodcock Jr., Mary Riggin, Roy "Sonny" Kerns, Robert Grove and Heather Grove; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
January 3, 2013
Virgil Lee Clark Sr., of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. His parents were Harry Milton Clark and Illa Mae (Davis) Clark, both deceased. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Jean (Gillespie) Clark; two children, Virgil Lee Clark Jr. and Susan Lynne (Clark) Eddy, and son-in-law, Craig D. Eddy; grandchildren, Mindy Clark, Andrea Sue Eddy and Lydia Marie Eddy; one great-granddaughter, Roxanne Marie Eddy; and a sister, Evelyn Elliott.
November 6, 2009
APRIL 23, 1931-NOV. 3, 2009 FREDERICK, Md. --Â Mr. James Roger Young, 78, of Frederick, Md., died on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at the Kline Hospice House. He was the husband of 54 years to Rochelle Troiano Young. He was born in Apollo, Pa., on April 23, 1931, a son of the late Ralph F. Young and Katherine Rodgers Young Nardulli. Mr. YoungÂ was a graduate of Vandergrift High School Â (Pennsylvania) Class of 1950. He proudly served his countryÂ during the Korean War in the United States Army.
September 5, 2013
Leroy Carson Cauffman, 83, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, with his loving wife of 58 years and his son by his side. Born June 24, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son and the last surviving child of the late Arthur Cleveland and Jennie Elizabeth Nagle Cauffman. He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was of the Protestant faith. He retired from Western Maryland/Chessie System Railroad after 29 years.
January 19, 2009
NOV. 5, 1940-JAN. 17, 2009 GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Franklin E. "Frank" Clevenger, 68, of Greencastle, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at Menno Haven, Chambersburg, Pa. Born Nov. 5, 1940, in Mercersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late George and Irene Carbaugh Clevenger. He was a graduate of James Buchanan High School. He retired from the former Mack Trucks Inc. in Hagerstown, where he worked as a machinist and forklift operator. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member and past president of New Franklin Ruritan Club, and held numerous offices and positions within Potomac District Ruritan, including lieutenant governor and district governor.
October 31, 2009
MAY 13, 1931-OCT. 29, 2009 George Brenton Renner III, 78, of Hagerstown, and a resident of Fahrney-Keedy Nursing Home, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Washington County Hospital. Born May 13, 1931, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late George B. "Jake" and Beulah Ann Hamby Renner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Ann "Ellabell" Renner, on Aug. 13, 2001. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Shifler Electric. He was a member of the American Legion Post 42 for 46 years and was a lifetime member of the Western Maryland Sportsman Club.