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OBITUARIES
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.
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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
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.
NEWS
by TIM KOELBLE | July 20, 2003
koelble@herald-mail.com One of the fine junior golfers in the Tri-State region will put his game on display this week at the USGA Junior Amateur at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md. Waynesboro's Chad Bricker, fresh off a three-round performance at famed Pinehurst in the 25th North-South Amateur, will be among 156 hopefuls that tee it up Monday and Tuesday for 36 holes of stroke play, hoping to be one of the 64 that make it...
OBITUARIES
March 1, 2013
Mr. H. Max Snowberger, 99, of 141 S. Price Ave. in Waynesboro, Pa., and a resident of assisted living at Menno Haven in Chambersburg, Pa., entered into eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at 9:38 p.m. at Chambersburg Hospital. Born June 14, 1913, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Ira Ulysses Snowberger and Elsie Mae (Creager) Snowberger Haley. He was a lifelong resident of Waynesboro. Mr. Snowberger was a 1931 graduate of Waynesboro High School. Max and his wife, Mrs. Susan Rosalie (Newcomer)
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | November 27, 2005
waynesboro@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, PA. - Before she died in 2000 at the age of 92, Margaret Oliver Dull talked to her son about growing up, living and raising a family in Waynesboro. "She talked about the family and the things that she knew about Waynesboro," said Carl H. Dull, 71, of Red Bluff in northern California. Dull came back to Waynesboro to take care of his mother in her final three months. It was those conversations, her reminisces about her family and Waynesboro, that formed the basis of a novel that Dull felt inspired to write.
OBITUARIES
April 11, 2012
Irvin Benedict McCleary Jr., passed away April 10, 2012, at the Shook Home, Chambersburg, Pa. Irvin was born in Waynesboro, Pa., on April 21, 1921, to father, Irvin B. McCleary Sr. and mother, Susan Alice Shorb McCleary. He had an older sister, Jane Alvilda McCleary-Sizemore. He resided in the Waynesboro area until 2011, when due to health conditions he and his wife, Gene, moved to the Shook Home. Irvin graduated from Waynesboro High School in 1939 and attended Shippensburg State Teachers College.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | 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.
OBITUARIES
April 20, 2012
Judge John W. Keller, of Waynesboro, Pa., died peacefully on April 19, 2012. He had been residing at Penn Hall in Chambersburg, Pa., and was critically ill for several weeks. Judge Keller, known as "Jack" or "Kelly" by his close friends, was born in Waynesboro, March 15, 1927, to Eva (Nicodemus) Keller and Niemond F. Keller, a Waynesboro attorney. His grandfather was Jeremiah Keller, a judge in Juniata County, Pa. Judge Keller was a graduate of Waynesboro High School in 1944, where he was co-captain of the football team.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | 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.
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