May 9, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A Clear Spring resident who wished to remain anonymous won the $100,000 grand prize drawing at Saturday's Bonanza Extravaganza, according to an event official. A Greencastle, Pa., woman won $10,000 off a ticket she had told her husband not to buy. The woman's husband, who is ill, hasn't been able to work in six months. She told him not to spent the money on the Bonanza Extravaganza tickets, which cost $100 each. After she arrived at Saturday's event, she matched the winning ticket numbers against her tickets and found out she won a $10,000 prize in the 6 p.m. drawing.
April 28, 2009
JULY 22, 1915-APRIL 26, 2009 WILLIAMSPORT -- Mr. Willard W. "Tuck" Higgins, 93, a resident of Williamsport Nursing Home, Williamsport, Md., and formerly of 14521 Blairs Valley Road, Clear Spring, Md., died Sunday morning, April 26, 2009, at the nursing home. He had been in failing health for the past six months and critically ill for the past three weeks. Born July 22, 1915, in Polecat Hollow, Md., he was the son of the late Harry and Ollie Mae (Chaney) Higgins. He was a lifelong resident of Blairs Valley.
April 14, 2009
JAN. 24, 1943-MARCH 25, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Larry M. Cool, 66, of 4725 Washington Meadows Lane, died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, while vacationing in Florida. Born Jan. 24, 1943, in Waynesboro, he was the son of Maurice D. and June E. Eigenbrode Cool. He was a 1961 graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School, Hagerstown. He attended Pontifical College-Josephium in Worthington, Ohio, and Hagerstown Junior College. He also studied at Dale Carnegie, Sales Analysis Institute and Research Institute of America.
April 11, 2009
No. 3 Martinsburg 18, Niagara Falls 6 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Martinsburg finished its spring break trip with a victory over Niagara Falls (N.Y.). The Bulldogs (9-3) went 4-1 on the week-long trip and finished third in the 28-team field. Martinsburg hit 12 home runs and scored 80 runs in the five games.
March 13, 2009
JULY 10, 1951-MARCH 12, 2009 BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Richard C. "Duke" Unger, 57, of Bunker Hill, died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at his residence. Born July 10, 1951, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of Russell C. Unger and Priscilla Smith Unger of Bunker Hill. He was a graduate of Musselman High School. He was employed at Sullivan Woodworking. He was a member of Martinsburg Shuffle Bowl League. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Betty A. Shanholtz Unger; one son, Cliff Hogan; four daughters, Jennifer Bartley, Samantha Bowers, Emily Unger and Becky Unger, all of Bunker Hill; two sisters, Mary Ann Cain of Middleway, W.Va.
January 15, 2009
AUG. 30, 1958-JAN. 13, 2009 CLEAR SPRING - Wanda Kay (Richardson) Miller, 50, of 12617 Trinity Church Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at her home. Born Aug. 30, 1958, in Maryland, she was the daughter of M. Louise Shipley of Clear Spring and the late Carl Richardson. She was a graduate of Clear Spring High School, class of 1976. She was employed as a secretary with the City of Hagerstown Public Works. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.
December 28, 2008
DEC. 4, 1951-DEC. 27, 2008 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Larry W. Cunningham, 57, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at City Hospital in Martinsburg. Born Dec. 4, 1951, in Martinsburg, he was the son of Doris Bowers Landis and stepson of Norman Landis of Martinsburg, and son of the late Fred Cunningham Jr. He was a graduate of Martinsburg High School. He was employed as an accountant by City Hospital. He was a member of Little Falls Presbyterian Church.
December 16, 2008
MARCH 3, 1912-DEC. 14, 2008 Edgar Allen Peck, 96, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village, Hagerstown. Born March 3, 1912, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Martin Luther and Mary Elizabeth Effland Peck. He retired from Western Maryland Railroad. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Virginia Avenue Church of God, Hagerstown. He was a member of James W. Bowers 173 A.F & A.M., Hancock.
November 21, 2008
Carolyn L. Hessong, 59 DEC. 24, 1948-NOV. 19, 2008 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Carolyn Lorraine Hessong, 59, of Chambersburg, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at her home. Born Dec. 24, 1948, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Catherine L. (Hoke) Grove of Hagerstown and the late Stephen Gazoorian. Carolyn was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church in Chambersburg. She grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from Framingham High School.
July 20, 2007
JUNE 24, 1932-JULY 18, 2007 MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Leon David Souders Sr., 75, of Mercersburg, passed away at Manor Care Health Center while in the company of family members on Wednesday, July 18, 2007. Mr. Souders was born on June 24, 1932, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late David and Mary Ellen Shaw Souders. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Faye (Zeigler) Souders, in 1998. He attended Boonsboro High School. He was a retired farmer; and, he had worked for the Jamison Door Co. for 25 years as a supervisor.