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November 11, 2012
Mr. Nickson W. “Nick” Oyer, 87, of 9383 Oyer Drive, Waynesboro, died at 2:11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Waynesboro Hospital. He had been in failing health for the past few months.  Born May 22, 1925, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Walter R. and Ruth L. (Layman) Oyer. He was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area.  Mr. Oyer graduated from Waynesboro High School with the Class of 1943. Following graduation, he served with the United States Air Corps from 1943 to 1945 and was honorably discharged as a navigator.
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NEWS
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.
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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.
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September 9, 2012
Gerald Owen Morganthall Sr., 92, of Greenfield, Ind., and formerly of 130 Fairview Ave. Waynesboro, Pa., for many years, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. Born Oct. 8, 1919, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Owen L. and Jeanette (Ryder) Morganthall. He and his wife, Janet E. (Devor) Morganthall, were married Dec. 5, 1946. She died March 9, 2006. He retired in 1982 from Mack Trucks in Hagerstown. Gerald was a 1938 graduate of Waynesboro High School.
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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.
OBITUARIES
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.
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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.
OBITUARIES
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.
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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.
OBITUARIES
February 18, 2011
MARCH 22, 1945-FEB. 15, 2011 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gerald Wayne Bayer passed away at his home in Annapolis on Feb. 15, 2011. He was born March 22, 1945, in Boonsboro, Md., and grew up in Waynesboro, Pa.   A graduate of Waynesboro High School in 1963, he received an associate degree in drafting and design from Penn State University in 1965, and a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Rochester in 1969.   He had a long and distinguished career as an engineer, manager and vice president at Eastman Kodak Co., and was vice president of operations at Sterling Pharmaceutical.
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