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.
January 18, 2009
MAY 12, 1925-JAN. 17, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Thelma C. Cashman King, 83, formerly of 13650 Harbaugh Church Road, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at her daughter's home. Born May 12, 1925, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Lola Benedict Cashman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. "Jack" King, in 2000. They were married June 7, 1947. She was a 1943 graduate of Waynesboro High School. She was employed as a secretary for the former WEEO Radio Station in Rouzerville, Pa., retiring in 1990.
March 7, 2003
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Joseph M. Reeder, 82, of 344 Strickler Ave., died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at his home. Born Feb. 19, 1921, in Everett, Pa., he was the son of the late Clarence Milton and Edna Grace Avey Reeder. He was a 1939 graduate of Waynesboro High School. He retired in 1982 after 17 years as an industrial engineer for Grove Manufacturing in Shady Grove, Pa. Earlier, he was a machine apprentice and later an industrial engineer with Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro, and worked for Hess Manufacturing Co. for 10 years.
November 21, 2008
Jean E. Houser, 85 1922-NOV. 19, 2008 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jean E. Haugh Houser, 85, of Waynesboro, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Born in 1922 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Bruce Ellis and Anna Koons Haugh. She was a 1940 graduate of Waynesboro High School, where she played the violin in the orchestra. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Barr Houser, in 2004. They were married in 1944.
June 18, 2012
Mr. Ronald “Snipe” Snider, 80, of 146 S. Church St., Waynesboro, Pa., died at 9:35 a.m. Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Quincy Village, Quincy, Pa. Born May 9, 1932, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Thorton “Snooks” Snider and Louse (McDowell) Snider. He graduated from Waynesboro High School with the class of 1950. He later graduated from Shippensburg College with a master's degree in education. Mr. Snider served with the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He and his wife of more than 51 years, Mary Lou (Cuthriell)
February 20, 2009
MARCH 30, 1943-FEB. 18, 2009 ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Joyce Elizabeth Sharrah Detrow, 65, of 7707 Cumberland Circle, and formerly of the Waynesboro, Pa., area, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at Manorcare Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa. Born March 30, 1943, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Lorraine Hartman Sharrah. She was preceded in death by her companion, Chester E. Baer Sr., who died Jan. 27, 2008. She attended Waynesboro High School and later received her GED. She worked at the former Los Gringos Restaurant in Waynesboro.
March 10, 2009
AUG. 8, 1930-MARCH 7, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - T. Joanne Tritle Adams, 78, of 21 Mount Vernon Terrace, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at her home. Born Aug. 8, 1930, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Bessie Louise Tritle Duffey. Her husband, William G. Adams, Jr., died Dec. 24, 2003. They were married July 8, 1949. She was a 1948 graduate of Waynesboro High School. She retired in 1995 from Supervalu in Williamsport. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Waynesboro, where she was a former Sunday school teacher.
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.
October 4, 2011
Samuel Harold Martin, 75, of 232 Moss Spring Ave. in Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at 10:30 p.m. at Chambersburg Hospital. Born May 25, 1936, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late S. Harold and Charlotte (Needy) Martin. He spent his early years in Thomaston, Conn. In his earlier life, he worked at Doubleday in Smithsburg and then at Marathon and American Can, and retired from James River Corp. in Chambersburg after 36 years of employment. Samuel was a 1954 graduate of Waynesboro High School and attended Shippensburg State College.
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.