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July 8, 2008
O Services and interment were private. Arrangements by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, PA.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | July 10, 2008
Henry S. Cason III, a retired computer specialist and Vietnam veteran, died Sunday of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Belcamp resident was 63. Henry Spencer Cason III was born and raised in Waynesboro, Pa. He was a 1963 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School. In 1965, Mr. Cason enlisted in the Army and after training was sent to Vietnam, where he was a door gunner aboard helicopters. He was discharged in 1967. "He hated to talk about those two years in Vietnam," said a son, Henry S. Cason IV, of Abingdon.
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NEWS
October 11, 1990
Services for Barbara Ann Shirk, a former nurse who lived in Glenelg, will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at the Rothermel Funeral Home in Palmyra, Pa.Mrs. Shirk, who was 48, died Sunday at the Howard County General Hospital in Columbia after a heart attack.A resident of Day Farm Road in Glenelg for 12 years, the former Barbara Ann Moats was a native of Waynesboro, Pa., and a 1963 graduate of the nursing school at Reading (Pa.) Hospital.She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Shirk; her mother and stepfather, Mary I. and Sterling Brown of Waynesboro; three daughters, Carol Marie and Sarah Marie Shirk, both of Glenelg, and Loriann Hoffman, of Kingsport, Tenn.
NEWS
July 8, 2008
O Services and interment were private. Arrangements by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, PA.
NEWS
May 5, 2006
Betty "Wish" Hankins, a retired registered nurse and former Timonium resident, died in her sleep Sunday at her home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. She was 81. She was born and raised Betty Wishard in Waynesboro, Pa., and was a 1944 graduate of the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Hankins joined the Army Nurse Corps and served for a year in Jackson, Miss., before returning to Baltimore and Union Memorial Hospital. She spent most of her career as a private duty nurse before retiring in the late 1970s.
NEWS
January 12, 2003
Samuel Roosevelt Gehr, a former funeral director and retired machinist, died of respiratory failure Wednesday at Continuum Care in Sykesville. He was 95. Mr. Gehr, a longtime Lochearn resident, was born and raised in Waynesboro, Pa. He graduated twice from high school, in 1925 from Washington Township High School, and in 1928 from Waynesboro High School. His father was unhappy with the education Mr. Gehr received in Washington Township and insisted he take classes at Waynesboro. He was a 1933 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Embalming and worked at funeral homes in Waynesboro and Reading, Pa., before coming to Baltimore during World War II. Mr. Gehr was a funeral director for William J. Tickner & Sons Inc. Funeral Home on West North Avenue, before leaving to work as a machinist at Crown, Cork & Seal Co. At the time of his retirement in the 1970s, he was a machinist for CGR Medical Corp.
NEWS
January 18, 2005
MR. ROBERT L. "BOB" MCCLEAF, 73, of 11410 Greenridge Dr., Waynesboro, died at 12:08 A.M., Sunday, January 16, 2005 in his home. He had been critically ill for the past 2 months. Born May 2, 1931 in Wayne Heights, PA, he was the son of the late Lloyd F. and Phoebe E. (Fitz) Mc Cleaf. He lived his early life in the Waynesboro area. Bob graduated from Washington Township High School with the class of 1949. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1966 with a Masters of Education degree.
NEWS
September 16, 2005
On Monday, September 12, 2005, MR. DEAN HAROLD MILLER a 27 year resident of Gambrills, and resident of Forest Haven Nursing Home, Catonsville after an extended illness, he was 41. Born in Mobile, AL, he moved to Maryland with his parents in 1978. He graduated from Meade Senior High in 1982. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping and fishing. Surviving are father, William (Bill) Miller and Aunt Lorraine Snell-Miller of Gambrills, twin brother, Dale Miller of Catonsville, brother Dennis Miller of Waynesboro, PA. Sisters, Sherry Netz of Park City, UT and Vickie Rassa of New Freedom, PA, sister-in-law, Ankica Miller of Waynesboro, PA. Friends may call at the LOUDON PARK FUNERAL HOME, 3620 Wilkens Avenue on Saturday, September 17, from 11 A.M. to 12 noon at which time services will begin at the funeral home.
NEWS
May 22, 2006
On May 18, 2006, Mr. ARTHUR O. "Pete" PETERS, 91, of 8012 Max Blob's Park Road, Jessup, MD, died at died at 11:30 P.M., Thursday, May 18, 2006, in his home. He was the beloved husband of Mrs. Katherine (Blob) Eggerl Peters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 A.M. Wednesday May 24, 2006 in St. Andrew Catholic Church, 12 N. Broad St., Waynesboro, PA, with Father David S. Keller, officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M., Wednesday morning in Groves-Bowersox Funeral HOme, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.
NEWS
March 28, 2005
Stephen P. Black, an air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration technician, died March 21 at Carroll Hospital Center after being injured in an automobile accident on Route 140 near the Carroll-Baltimore County line. He was 41. Mr. Black was born in Waynesboro, Pa., and raised in Woodlawn. After graduating from Woodlawn High School in 1982, he studied air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration installation and maintenance at several area technical schools. Mr. Black, a longtime Reisterstown resident, started his career with Catonsville Plumbing Co. and for the last three years had been a technician with L.H. Cranston & Sons.
BUSINESS
By Jamie Smith Hopkins and Jamie Smith Hopkins,Sun reporter | May 22, 2007
The Hagerstown area may be getting a 150-job manufacturing and assembly plant next year, but local residents hoping for jobs will probably have to wait. Grinding-system maker Cinetic Landis Grinding Corp.'s current facility is only 10 miles north of the Western Maryland city, in Waynesboro, Pa. - which means no 150-job hiring spree. Tim Troxell, executive director of the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission, said he's expecting significant hiring within a few years, though, as a wave of retirements create openings.
NEWS
July 31, 2006
Emory P. Stancliff, a retired Army sergeant who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died of pneumonia Tuesday at Waynesboro Hospital in Pennsylvania. He was 74 and had lived in Cascade. He grew up in Essex and graduated from Kenwood High School in 1949. Upon graduation he joined the Army, where he became a master sergeant and served until 1978. Family members say he was stationed all over the world, including Korea, Vietnam and Alaska. After retiring from the Army he worked as a correctional officer at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Hagerstown and for Valley Mall Security.
NEWS
May 22, 2006
On May 18, 2006, Mr. ARTHUR O. "Pete" PETERS, 91, of 8012 Max Blob's Park Road, Jessup, MD, died at died at 11:30 P.M., Thursday, May 18, 2006, in his home. He was the beloved husband of Mrs. Katherine (Blob) Eggerl Peters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 A.M. Wednesday May 24, 2006 in St. Andrew Catholic Church, 12 N. Broad St., Waynesboro, PA, with Father David S. Keller, officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M., Wednesday morning in Groves-Bowersox Funeral HOme, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.
NEWS
May 5, 2006
Betty "Wish" Hankins, a retired registered nurse and former Timonium resident, died in her sleep Sunday at her home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. She was 81. She was born and raised Betty Wishard in Waynesboro, Pa., and was a 1944 graduate of the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Hankins joined the Army Nurse Corps and served for a year in Jackson, Miss., before returning to Baltimore and Union Memorial Hospital. She spent most of her career as a private duty nurse before retiring in the late 1970s.
NEWS
February 13, 2006
James H. Valentine, a retired Commercial Credit Corp. official and volunteer, died of cancer Friday at Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. The former Columbia resident was 80. Mr. Valentine was born and raised in Salt Lake City. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army Air Forces and served as a staff sergeant and crew chief aboard C-47 transport planes stationed in France. After earning an accounting degree on the G.I. Bill at the University of Utah in 1949, he joined Commercial Credit.
NEWS
September 16, 2005
On Monday, September 12, 2005, MR. DEAN HAROLD MILLER a 27 year resident of Gambrills, and resident of Forest Haven Nursing Home, Catonsville after an extended illness, he was 41. Born in Mobile, AL, he moved to Maryland with his parents in 1978. He graduated from Meade Senior High in 1982. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping and fishing. Surviving are father, William (Bill) Miller and Aunt Lorraine Snell-Miller of Gambrills, twin brother, Dale Miller of Catonsville, brother Dennis Miller of Waynesboro, PA. Sisters, Sherry Netz of Park City, UT and Vickie Rassa of New Freedom, PA, sister-in-law, Ankica Miller of Waynesboro, PA. Friends may call at the LOUDON PARK FUNERAL HOME, 3620 Wilkens Avenue on Saturday, September 17, from 11 A.M. to 12 noon at which time services will begin at the funeral home.
NEWS
March 9, 2003
On March 7, 2003, DONALD DENTON "Moose" DULL, 78, of Prince Frederick, MD. Born December 19, 1924 in Mont Alto, PA. Mr. Dull is a 26 year veteran with the Baltimore Police Department.; beloved son of Chester L. and Carrie B (Wile) Dull; devoted husband of the late M. Elizabeth "Skip" (Irvine) Dull; adored father of Donita Krueger and her husband Robert of Elkridge, MD, Ruth Thompson and her husband Bill of Bel Air, MD, Barbara Ward and her husband Frank of Prince Frederick, MD, Bruce Dull and his wife Harriet of Baltimore, MD; cherished grandfather of ten; devoted great-grandfather of three; loving brother of Hazel R. Dull of Waynesboro, PA. Also survived by his companion Carolene Henneberger of Greencastle, PA. He is also preceded by a daughter Elizabeth Carol Dull.
NEWS
By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | July 10, 2008
Henry S. Cason III, a retired computer specialist and Vietnam veteran, died Sunday of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Belcamp resident was 63. Henry Spencer Cason III was born and raised in Waynesboro, Pa. He was a 1963 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School. In 1965, Mr. Cason enlisted in the Army and after training was sent to Vietnam, where he was a door gunner aboard helicopters. He was discharged in 1967. "He hated to talk about those two years in Vietnam," said a son, Henry S. Cason IV, of Abingdon.
NEWS
March 28, 2005
Stephen P. Black, an air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration technician, died March 21 at Carroll Hospital Center after being injured in an automobile accident on Route 140 near the Carroll-Baltimore County line. He was 41. Mr. Black was born in Waynesboro, Pa., and raised in Woodlawn. After graduating from Woodlawn High School in 1982, he studied air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration installation and maintenance at several area technical schools. Mr. Black, a longtime Reisterstown resident, started his career with Catonsville Plumbing Co. and for the last three years had been a technician with L.H. Cranston & Sons.
NEWS
January 18, 2005
MR. ROBERT L. "BOB" MCCLEAF, 73, of 11410 Greenridge Dr., Waynesboro, died at 12:08 A.M., Sunday, January 16, 2005 in his home. He had been critically ill for the past 2 months. Born May 2, 1931 in Wayne Heights, PA, he was the son of the late Lloyd F. and Phoebe E. (Fitz) Mc Cleaf. He lived his early life in the Waynesboro area. Bob graduated from Washington Township High School with the class of 1949. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1966 with a Masters of Education degree.
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