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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.