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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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)
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.
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.