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July 2, 2005
Gomez-Vanderford Teresa Annette Delmar Gomez and Joshua Duray Vanderford announce their engagement. Miss Gomez is the daughter of Felix and Jillian Gomez of Louisville, Ky. She is a 1994 graduate of North Hardin High School in Kentucky. She is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, working as a chef in the Air Force executive dining room at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Mr. Vanderford is the son of Sue Vanderford of Boonsboro, Md., and the late Jan Vanderford.
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April 25, 2009
Russyl Lorenzo Jeppesen, 91 WILLIAMSPORT -- Russyl Lorenzo Jeppesen, 91, a resident of Homewood at Williamsport, was born in Rexburg, Idaho, to Lorenzo Jeppesen and Ethlyn Secrist. He served as a staff sergeant with the 281st Army Air Force Base Unit in India and Burma in World War II. He met Burchell McMichael at a USO and married her April 14, 1945, in Wichita, Kan. They were married 60 years until her death May 11, 2005. He loved the outdoors, and was a life member of the Elks Club.
OBITUARIES
June 18, 2011
Robert Lee Hovermale Jr., 61, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Cumberland, Md., of natural causes. Born March 1, 1950, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Robert Lee Hovermale Sr. of Hagerstown and the late Merilyn Adeline Hovermale. He retired from Mack Trucks. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force as a staff sergeant, and served in the Vietnam War. As a child, he was a Boy Scout at First Christian Church on Potomac Avenue in Hagerstown. While in Scouts, he achieved the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout and the honor of God and Country.
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January 7, 2013
Harry Daniel "John" Cromer, 82, formerly of 460 Pangborn Blvd. and 11 W. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Julia Manor Health Care Center. Born March 3, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late H. Earl and Rhuey M. Wolfe Cromer. He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church. He served in the U.S. Marines as a staff sergeant during the Korean War. He was the owner of H. Earl Cromer's Store, 1938 to 1995, and was later employed by Hoffman's Transport.
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May 25, 2012
William “Bud” Kingsley Goodrich, 97, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012, at his residence. Born Aug. 25, 1914, in Shepherdstown, he was the son of the late William Edgar Goodrich and Octavia Edna Hill Goodrich. Bud was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II in the Pacific Theater, serving from September 1941 through September 1945. He was a staff sergeant, receiving the Bronze Star. He was a member of Antietam American Legion Post, and past commander of Turner-White American Legion Post in Shepherdstown.
NEWS
November 24, 2009
Col. David N. Ramsey was recently promoted to that rank in a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., attended by family and friends, including his mother, Ingeborg, his father, MSG (Ret) William, and his wife, Sharon. Col. Ramsey grew up in Hagerstown and is a 1974 graduate of South Hagerstown High. He is a graduate of the Maryland Army National Guard OCS program, U.S. Army Engineer School, Command and General Staff College, and is a student in the U.S. Army War College.
NEWS
August 2, 2011
Charles William Frame, 90, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, at Lions Center Nursing Home, surrounded by his family. Born Feb. 25, 1921, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Robert and Julia (Mooney) Frame. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Jean (Bunnell) Frame in 2000; great-grandson, Ethan; brothers, Robert Frame and Eugene Frame; and sister, Dorothy (Frame) Subra. Charles was the owner and operator of General Glass Co. He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army with the Signal Corps attached to the Third Army commanded by Gen. George Patton during World War II, where he met his wife while stationed near Manchester, England.
NEWS
June 23, 2007
Lynskey-Karwoski Bethany Karwoski and G. Emmett Lynskey III were married Saturday, April 21, 2007, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. The bride is the daughter of Deborah Karwoski of Smithsburg and Stephen Karwoski of Kahului, Hawaii. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Lynskey Jr. of Landenburg, Pa. The bride is a 1998 graduate of Smithsburg High School and received a bachelor's degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Cornell University in 2002.
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by SCOTT BUTKI | August 20, 2002
scottb@herald-mail.com Albino Trujillo of Keedysville has filed to run in the upcoming election for one of the five seats up for grabs on the Washington County Board of Commissioners. Trujillo, a Republican, ran for commissioner in the 1998 GOP primary, but the 1,185 votes he received were not enough for him to advance to the general election. Trujillo, 56, works as a correctional officer at Roxbury Correctional Institution at the state prison complex south of Hagers-town.
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By DON AINES | October 17, 2004
n Obituary, B3 chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? A Maryland correctional officer who worked long hours to support his family, Donald L. Mowen "put his family above his own needs," his widow said Sunday. Mowen, 46, of 6172 Mountain View Drive, was killed in a 2:31 a.m. accident Saturday near Exit 3 off Interstate 81 south of Greencastle, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police. He was driving a 2002 Ford Ranger north when the pickup truck went into the median and rolled over several times before it came to rest in the southbound merge lane, police said.
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January 7, 2013
Harry Daniel "John" Cromer, 82, formerly of 460 Pangborn Blvd. and 11 W. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Julia Manor Health Care Center. Born March 3, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late H. Earl and Rhuey M. Wolfe Cromer. He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church. He served in the U.S. Marines as a staff sergeant during the Korean War. He was the owner of H. Earl Cromer's Store, 1938 to 1995, and was later employed by Hoffman's Transport.
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May 25, 2012
William “Bud” Kingsley Goodrich, 97, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012, at his residence. Born Aug. 25, 1914, in Shepherdstown, he was the son of the late William Edgar Goodrich and Octavia Edna Hill Goodrich. Bud was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II in the Pacific Theater, serving from September 1941 through September 1945. He was a staff sergeant, receiving the Bronze Star. He was a member of Antietam American Legion Post, and past commander of Turner-White American Legion Post in Shepherdstown.
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By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | October 15, 2011
Grant Haines survived polio as a baby, was given last rites after contracting meningitis during World War II, recovered from malaria and overcame cancer about 20 years ago. Despite that, he lived to age 95, the same age his mother lived to. "He had about everything you can think of," said Doris Haines, his wife of 57 years. Grant grew up in Winchester, Va., attending Handley High School and graduating from Shenandoah Valley Academy in 1936. Despite a slight limp from a bout with polio, he was athletic and lettered in football and basketball.
NEWS
August 2, 2011
Charles William Frame, 90, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, at Lions Center Nursing Home, surrounded by his family. Born Feb. 25, 1921, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Robert and Julia (Mooney) Frame. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Jean (Bunnell) Frame in 2000; great-grandson, Ethan; brothers, Robert Frame and Eugene Frame; and sister, Dorothy (Frame) Subra. Charles was the owner and operator of General Glass Co. He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army with the Signal Corps attached to the Third Army commanded by Gen. George Patton during World War II, where he met his wife while stationed near Manchester, England.
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June 18, 2011
Robert Lee Hovermale Jr., 61, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Cumberland, Md., of natural causes. Born March 1, 1950, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Robert Lee Hovermale Sr. of Hagerstown and the late Merilyn Adeline Hovermale. He retired from Mack Trucks. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force as a staff sergeant, and served in the Vietnam War. As a child, he was a Boy Scout at First Christian Church on Potomac Avenue in Hagerstown. While in Scouts, he achieved the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout and the honor of God and Country.
NEWS
November 24, 2009
Col. David N. Ramsey was recently promoted to that rank in a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., attended by family and friends, including his mother, Ingeborg, his father, MSG (Ret) William, and his wife, Sharon. Col. Ramsey grew up in Hagerstown and is a 1974 graduate of South Hagerstown High. He is a graduate of the Maryland Army National Guard OCS program, U.S. Army Engineer School, Command and General Staff College, and is a student in the U.S. Army War College.
NEWS
April 25, 2009
Russyl Lorenzo Jeppesen, 91 WILLIAMSPORT -- Russyl Lorenzo Jeppesen, 91, a resident of Homewood at Williamsport, was born in Rexburg, Idaho, to Lorenzo Jeppesen and Ethlyn Secrist. He served as a staff sergeant with the 281st Army Air Force Base Unit in India and Burma in World War II. He met Burchell McMichael at a USO and married her April 14, 1945, in Wichita, Kan. They were married 60 years until her death May 11, 2005. He loved the outdoors, and was a life member of the Elks Club.
NEWS
June 23, 2007
Lynskey-Karwoski Bethany Karwoski and G. Emmett Lynskey III were married Saturday, April 21, 2007, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. The bride is the daughter of Deborah Karwoski of Smithsburg and Stephen Karwoski of Kahului, Hawaii. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Lynskey Jr. of Landenburg, Pa. The bride is a 1998 graduate of Smithsburg High School and received a bachelor's degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Cornell University in 2002.
NEWS
By CANDICE BOSELY | December 24, 2005
martinsburg@herald-mail.com HEDGESVILLE, W.VA. - Sleep was what Terry Shelton wanted and needed most last Christmas. The grandmother, Army reservist and school bus driver had just arrived in Iraq on Christmas Eve for what would be nearly a yearlong stay overseas away from her family. During her stay at one of Saddam Hussein's former bases near Balad, Shelton was serenaded by an 8-year-old Iraqi boy intent on seeing her blond hair, shot at, worked side by side with Iraqi solders and citizens, and learned four months ago over the phone that her daughter had given birth to a boy named Mason - Shelton's eighth grandchild.
NEWS
July 2, 2005
Gomez-Vanderford Teresa Annette Delmar Gomez and Joshua Duray Vanderford announce their engagement. Miss Gomez is the daughter of Felix and Jillian Gomez of Louisville, Ky. She is a 1994 graduate of North Hardin High School in Kentucky. She is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, working as a chef in the Air Force executive dining room at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Mr. Vanderford is the son of Sue Vanderford of Boonsboro, Md., and the late Jan Vanderford.
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