September 8, 2013
Mrs. Alyce S. (Steck) McCoy, 82, a resident of Menno Haven Retirement Community, Chambersburg, Pa., and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died at 4:14 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the nursing home. Born Nov. 19, 1930, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Howard L. and Henrietta E. (Elliott) Steck. She was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area. Mrs. McCoy was a graduate of Waynesboro High School. She worked for The Record Herald as the society editor. She later owned her own catering business with Nancy Levick and a vanity retail store in Waynesboro. Mrs. McCoy was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Waynesboro, and enjoyed cooking and traveling. She is survived by two sons, Thomas Jones of West Chester, Pa., and Michael Jones; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; her nephew, Steve Graham of Sabillasville, Md.; and a number of additional nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C. Kenneth McCoy; and two sisters, Virginia S. Graham and Kay S. Whetstone. A memorial service will be Saturday, Sept.
August 30, 2013
John Wesley Koons, 69, of Stanley, Va., went to be with the Lord on Aug. 28, 2013, at Life Care Center in New Market, Va., where he had been a patient for the last two months. John was born Jan. 26, 1944, in Waynesboro, Pa., son of the late Watson Eugene Koons and Helen Marie Kauffman Koons Shockey. He was a 1961 graduate of Waynesboro High School. John spent many years in the printing industry in various roles, including salesperson to well-known clients such as NOW and Ralph Nader.
August 28, 2013
Sidney E. Creager Sr., 97, a resident of The Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, Pa., and formerly of 153 N. Potomac St., Waynesboro, died at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in the nursing home. Born Nov. 25, 1915, in Mont Alto, Pa., he was the son of the late Preston J. and Grace Mae (Dull) Creager. He was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area. He graduated from Waynesboro High School with the Class of 1935. He and his wife of over 46 years, Betty Marie (McCoy)
August 24, 2013
Mrs. Nancy V. (Wolf) Brandt, 70, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Rouzerville, Pa., and Brunswick, Md., died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown after an extended illness. Born Oct. 13, 1942, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of Kathryn (Sease) Wolf of Waynesboro, Pa., and the late Kenneth Wolf. She attended Waynesboro High School until her senior year. She graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1960. She and her husband of 50 years, Charles William Brandt, were married July 26, 1963, in Hagerstown.
August 20, 2013
Mr. Joseph Stevenson Middour, 73, of 10168 Tomstown Road in Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at his home. Born June 17, 1940, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Joseph H. and Lena S. (Stevenson) Middour. He was a 1958 graduate of Waynesboro High School. He also attended Penn State University. He was a lifelong dairy farmer who also served as a Quincy Township supervisor from 2000-06. As a leader in the farming community, he was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award from the Franklin County Farm Bureau, and in 2006, along with his son, received the Franklin County Conservation Farmer of the Year.
July 29, 2013
Louis M. “Mac” Barlup Jr., 86, of Waynesboro, Pa., passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Meritus Hospital near Hagerstown, Md. Born Oct. 4, 1926, at his home, Spring Brook Dairy Farm, in Washington Township, he was the son of the late Louis M. and Margaret Belle (Currens) Barlup. He and his wife of 64 years, Jacqueline (Hovis) Barlup, were married on Aug. 27, 1949. They moved to their present residence in 1963. He was active in both educational administration and borough government, serving as principal of the Waynesboro High School for 26 years and mayor of Waynesboro for 17 years.
July 28, 2013
Louis M. “Mac” Barlup Jr., Waynesboro's former mayor and high school principal, died Saturday at the age of 86. Barlup worked for 39 years in education, first in Washington Township, then in the Waynesboro Area School District after the district consolidated. His first teaching job was in 1951 as a fourth-grade teacher of 42 students in the former Wayne Heights Elementary School, according to his obituary. In 1953, he was made teacher-principal of the new Washington Township Junior High School, and following consolidation, he was appointed principal of East Junior High School in the former Waynesboro High School building.
July 11, 2013
Barbara A. (Newcomer) Stouffer, 81, a resident of the Village at Robinwood, Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of 13729 Frank's Run Road, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in the nursing home. Born Aug. 7, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harold F. Newcomer Sr. and Clara V. (Keyser) Newcomer. Stouffer was a graduate of Waynesboro High School with the Class of 1949. She and her husband, the late John W. Stouffer, were married Sept. 11, 1951 in Smithsburg.
May 27, 2013
Memorial Day isn't about picnics and ball games, Waynesboro's Mayor Richard Starliper said Monday. “For decades, Memorial Day was a day in our nation when stores closed communities gathered together for a day of parades and other celebrations with a patriotic theme,” he said to hundreds gathered for the town's annual Memorial Day service at Memorial Park. “Your presence at this event is remembering the true meaning of Memorial Day. “You understand that on Memorial Day we honor the ideals and values those soldiers stood for and died defending,” Starliper said.
March 4, 2013
For more than 30 years, Robert Stum paced the sidelines at Waynesboro High School and left an indelible imprint on the community as he pioneered the school's first boys soccer team in the 1960s and paved the way for the formation of its first girls soccer team in the late 1990s. Now, the torch has been passed on to his son. Brian Stum was named Waynesboro's new boys soccer coach on Feb. 13. Stum, who replaces Doug Beckner, will be just the Indians' fourth head coach, as they prepare for their 50th season.