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 4, 2011
JUNE 19, 1947-AUG. 4, 2011 Larry Allen Martz, 64, of Martinsburg, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, after a long battle with frontotemporal dementia. He passed peacefully from this Earth while at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born on June 19, 1947, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Chester and Nellie Martz. He was a 1965 graduate of Waynesboro High School, and a 1968 graduate of Devry Institute in Chicago, where he earned a degree in electronics technology.
February 1, 2011
JUNE 22, 1939-FEB. 1, 2011 WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Mrs. Carol Ann (Null) Christensen, 71, of 8379 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, in Quincy Village, Quincy, Pa. She had been in failing health for the past four years. Born June 22, 1939, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Lillian May (Gruber) Null of Waynesboro and the late Mr. Harold Richard Null. Mrs. Christensen graduated from Waynesboro High School with the Class of 1957, and she received her bachelor of science degree from Shippensburg University with the Class of 1961.
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.
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.
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.
December 4, 2008
JUNE 7, 1955-DEC. 3, 2008 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Alan R. "Popeye" Lohman Sr., 53, of 2210 Murtha Drive, died of cancer Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at his home. Born June 7, 1955, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Roselee E. Chadwell and Conway K. Lohman, both of Waynesboro. He was a 1974 graduate of Waynesboro High School. He was a franchised Cornwell Tools dealer for Franklin and Fulton (Pa.) counties. He was a member of Otterbein Church in Waynesboro, where he was a member of the Sunday school class and the Men's Ministries Group.
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.