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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.
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OBITUARIES
October 12, 2011
Robert Rufus Wren, most recently of Stuarts Draft, Va., beloved husband and father, passed peacefully from this life Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. He was a veteran of the Korean War, and retired from the U.S. Army in 1968. After leaving active-duty military, he worked as a clothing quality-control engineer in both the civilian community and the Department of Defense. He is survived by three children, Rhonda Wren Pruitt of Prince George, Va., Janet A. Wren of Charlottesville, Va., and Robert C. Wren of Hagerstown, Md.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
OBITUARIES
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 .
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By JULIE E. GREENE | 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.
NEWS
March 25, 2009
MARCH 2, 1929-MARCH 23, 2009 Charles G. King, 80, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, March 23, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Born Saturday, March 2, 1929, in Bristol, Tenn., he was the son of the late Carl Farmer and the late Gertrude King Farmer. Charles graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic High school and attended Catonsville Community College. He served in the Navy during the Korean War. He was employed with Canteen in Baltimore, Md., starting in 1954.
OBITUARIES
February 12, 2012
Alfred A. “Al” Henneberger Jr., 79, of Wolfsville Road, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 12, 1932, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Alfred A. Henneberger Sr. and Evelyn G. (Bitzberger) Henneberger. He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School, Class of 1950, and attended Johns Hopkins University. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy upon the USS Dextrous (AM-341) and reaching the rank of quartermaster 1st class.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
September 21, 2008
Long shot: Man finds rifle his dad used in Korea DAVISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - As gifts go, Jim Richardson's choice for his father's 79th birthday was a long shot. Virgil Richardson fondly remembered the .30-caliber M1 Garand rifle he carried during his time as a soldier during the Korean War. He even still had the weapon's serial number. Using that number, Jim Richardson went online and found the firearm at a Kentucky gun broker. "I couldn't even talk when he gave it to me," Virgil Richardson told The Flint Journal.
NEWS
December 4, 2000
Students earn news writing contest mention By TARA REILLY / Staff Writer photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer They didn't exactly rewrite history, but a group of Washington County Technical High School students traveled back in time to dig up news that happened nearly 50 years ago. Their efforts earned them an honorable mention in a nationwide USA Today/Edgate.com News of the Century contest. Nine students in the visual communications class entered the contest as juniors last year and recently learned as seniors that they received an award.
NEWS
December 11, 2008
SEPT. 21, 1933-DEC. 10, 2008 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Kenneth Eugene Knipe, 75, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at his home. Born Sept. 21, 1933, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Charles Edward Knipe Sr. and Jennie Eversole Knipe. He was employed by the Berkeley County School Board for 10 years. He was a graduate of Martinsburg High School, class of 1952, and graduated in 1960 from Shepherd College with a bachelor of science in chemistry.
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