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.
May 27, 2013
Memorial Day isn't about picnics and ball games, Waynesboro's Mayor Richard Starliper said Monday. “For decades, Memorial Day was a day in our nation when stores closed communities gathered together for a day of parades and other celebrations with a patriotic theme,” he said to hundreds gathered for the town's annual Memorial Day service at Memorial Park. “Your presence at this event is remembering the true meaning of Memorial Day. “You understand that on Memorial Day we honor the ideals and values those soldiers stood for and died defending,” Starliper said.
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 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.
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)
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.
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.
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.