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OBITUARIES
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.
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NEWS
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
May 15, 2011
AUG. 12, 1942-MAY 14, 2011 Gary Guy Shindledecker, 68, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown. Born Aug. 12, 1942, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Rachel J. and Melvin L. Shindledecker. He was preceded in death by his parents and a wonderful greyhound named “Tiffy.” He was a member of Christ’s Reformed Church, Franklin Street, Hagerstown. He was employed at Pangborn Corp. in Hagerstown for 39 years, retiring in 2002 as marketing product manager.
SPORTS
By SAM STEWART | Staff Correspondent | 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.
NEWS
December 11, 2008
SEPT. 15, 1923-DEC. 9, 2008 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mrs. Elizabeth "Betty" (Brezler) Cason, 85, of Waynesboro, died at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in the Hershey Medical Center. She had been in failing health for the past two years and critically ill for the past week. Born Sept. 15, 1923, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late C. Robert Brezler Sr., and Teresa (Murphy) Brezler. She was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area. Mrs. Cason graduated from Waynesboro High School with the class of 1941.
OBITUARIES
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)
NEWS
March 14, 2009
Paul D. Taylor, 69 MAY 4, 1939-MARCH 12, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mr. Paul D. Taylor, 69, of 710 S. Church St., Waynesboro, Pa., died at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2009, at his home. He had been in failing health for nine months and critically ill for two weeks. Born May 4, 1939, in East Berlin, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry C. and Mabel J. (Hawbaker) Taylor. Mr. Taylor graduated with the 1957 class of Waynesboro High School. He and his wife, Mary (Willison)
OBITUARIES
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.
OBITUARIES
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.
OBITUARIES
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.
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