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Monday July 5, 2004

Obituaries

Richard A. Henson Sr., 38

OCT. 10, 1965-JULY 3, 2004

WILLIAMSPORT - Richard Allen "Dickie" Henson Sr., 38, of 118 N. Conococheague St., died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Oct. 10, 1965, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Marty and Bessie Murray Henson of Williamsport.

He was employed by Tri-State Fencing & Lawn in Williamsport.

He was a Protestant.

He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 2462 of Williamsport.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Dawn Renee Henson of Hagerstown; one daughter, Tanna Henson of Hagerstown; two sons, Richard A. Henson Jr. and Cody A. Henson, both of Hagerstown; four sisters, Patricia M. Rutherford, Wilma L. Moats, Cora E. High and Carmen J. Chesney, all of Williamsport; three brothers, Wilbur D. Henson Jr. of Williamsport, and George F. Henson and Henry E. Henson, both of Hagerstown; and nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert V. Robinson will officiate.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. The funeral home will open at 9 a.m.


Robert A. Wolfe, 35

AUG. 9, 1968-JULY 3, 2004

Robert Alan Wolfe, 35, of 17832 Sherman Ave. in Hagerstown, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, in Williamsport.

Born Aug. 9, 1968, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Gene E. and Joyce M. Gooding Wolfe of Hagerstown.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one daughter, Karis DeNae of Smithsburg; one son, Robert Tyler of Smithsburg; one sister, Michelle R. Noll of Hagerstown; two brothers, Gene E. Wolfe Jr. of Smithsburg, and David J. Wolfe of Hagerstown; maternal grandfather, Earl J. Gooding of Hagerstown; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown.


Dallas E. Brining, 75

NOV. 6, 1928-JULY 3, 2004

Dallas Eugene "Gene" Brining, 75, of Beverly Health Care in Hagerstown, and formerly of 21409 Mount Lena Road in Boonsboro, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 6, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Harry Brining and Ileda Troxell Brining Repp.

He retired in 1992 from Otto Electric in Hagerstown.

He was a member of Fraternal Order of Police.

He is survived by his wife, Geneva Frances Haupt Brining, whom he married Dec. 5, 1953; one daughter, Lisa D. Brining of Mount Lena; and two brothers, Elvin Brining of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Joe Brining of Hagerstown.

He was preceded in death by one brother, William Brining.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery at San Mar. The Revs. Lewis M. Coss and Paul Clemmer will officiate.

The family will receive friends Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro.


Zachary T. Beard, 11

JULY 8, 1992-JULY 3, 2004

BOONSBORO - Zachary Taner Beard, 11, of 7140 Wheeler Road, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Washington County Hospital from injuries he received in an ATV accident.

Born July 8, 1992, in Baltimore, he was the son of Neal Edward and Dawn Marie Wilson Beard of Boonsboro.

He had completed sixth grade at Boonsboro Christian Academy.

He was a member of Church of Christ at Hagerstown, Praise Team and Holding the Truth Group.

He was a member of South Mountain Little League.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Dalton T. Beard, at home; paternal grandparents, Mariam and Richard Andrews of Solomons Island, Md.; maternal grandparents, Doris and Delano Wilson of Keedysville; aunts; uncles; and cousins.

Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Church of Christ at Hagerstown. The Rev. Thomas Huff will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holding the Truth Group, c/o Church of Christ at Hagerstown, 10014 White Hall Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements are by Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro.


Wanda M. Sansom, 78

MAY 16, 1926-JULY 3, 2004

DANVILLE, W.Va. - Wanda M. Sansom, 78, of Danville, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Shenandoah Village Health Center in Charles Town, W.Va.

Born May 16, 1926, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Roy A. and Faith Anna Smallwood Kackley.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth E. Mounts, and by her second husband, Brady Sansom.

She is survived by one daughter, Kaye DeHaven of Bunker Hill, W.Va.; one sister, A. Alice Harmison of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three brothers, Renus A. Kackley of Quincy, Pa., and Clint Kackley and Bill L. Kackley, both of Martinsburg; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Drema Jacques and two sons, Kenneth L. Mounts and Reginald L. Mounts.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.


Oscar W. Shupp, 94

SEPT. 3, 1909-JULY 3, 2004

CLEAR SPRING - Oscar Wesley Shupp, 94, of 13691 Clear Spring Road, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at his home.

Born Sept. 3, 1909, in Charlton, Md., he was the son of the late Andrew Smith Shupp and Bertha Mae Staley Shupp.

He was a lifelong farmer in the Charlton and Clear Spring area.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth M. Shupp Shupp; two daughters, Sharon Moats of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Nancy Anderson of Williamsport; one son, Johnnie Shupp of Glen Dale, Md.; two sisters, Eliza Spickler of Williamsport, and Hazel Carpenter of Hagerstown; one brother, Harry Shupp of Big Pool, 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Anna Murray, Mildred Duffey and Julia Shupp; and seven brothers, Elmer Shupp, Richard Shupp, Carl Shupp, Benny Shupp, Robert Shupp, Frank Shupp and William Shupp.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Donald E. Thompson Funeral Home, Clear Spring. The Rev. Robert Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Clear Spring Ambulance Club, P.O. Box 61, Clear Spring, MD 21722; or Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 400, Clear Spring, MD 21722.


James D. Funk Sr., 89

OCT. 23, 1914-JULY 2, 2004

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - James D. Funk Sr., 89, of 1379 Swamp Fox Road, died Friday, July 2, 2004, at his home.

Born Oct. 23, 1914, in Marion, Pa., he was a son of the late Dennis Clark and Mary Margaretta Etter Funk.

He was a graduate of Newville (Pa.) High School, and graduated and received his teaching certificate from the State Normal School, now Shippensburg (Pa.) University.

He was a teacher and principal at New Franklin Elementary School from 1951 through 1976.

He was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church near Marion, served as organist and taught Sunday school.

He was a member of the National Education Association Retired, the Pennsylvania State Education Association Retired and the Franklin/Fulton County Education Association. He also taught civil defense.

He is survived by his wife, Bessie M. Bates Funk, whom he married Dec. 26, 1938; one daughter, B. Joyce Schaff of Chambersburg; three sons, J. Donald Funk Jr. and Gregory L. Funk, both of Chambersburg, and Stephen C. Funk of San Anselmo, Calif.; one brother, Eldon E. Funk of Newville; one granddaughter; one grandson; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

He was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church near Marion. The Rev. Denise B. Horn will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 377, Marion, PA 17235; or Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.


Ronald E. Bush, 65

NOV. 3, 1938-JULY 2, 2004

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Ronald E. Bush, 65, of 16 Montgomery Ave., died Friday, July 2, 2004, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Nov. 3, 1938, he was a son of the late Howard Sr. and Della Bridenthal Bush.

He worked as a truck driver, and last was employed as a dispatcher and driver by North and South Trucking in Chambersburg.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his companion, Evelyn "Suzi" Provard; five children, Danielle E. Bush of Manns Choice, Pa., Christopher R. Bush of Bedford, Pa., Michael L. Bush of Dover, Del., Michele Y. Bush of Breezewood, Pa., and Nichole R. Bush of Bedford; six sisters and brothers; Helen Ivine of Texas, Howard Bush Jr. of Everett, Pa., and Kenneth I. Bush, Doris Reighard, Marian Turner and Harry Bush, all of Bedford; and six grandchildren;

He was preceded in death by one brother, Frank Bush.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 11 at 1 p.m. at the Veterans of the Vietnam War Post 41, Chambersburg. Burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.


Donald M. Sites Jr.

APRIL 6, 1944-JULY 3, 2004

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Donald Melvin Sites Jr., 60, of 4996 Treher Road, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at his home.

Born April 6, 1944, in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Donald Melvin Sites II and Lula Naomi Sites.

He was a 1963 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

He was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot for 25 years.

He was a member of William Max McLaughlin American Legion Post 695 of Waynesboro; and Marine Corps League, Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 and Chambersburg Club, all of Chambersburg. He also was a member of Hume-McNeil-Byers AMVETS Post 224 of Chambersburg, Caledonia Rod and Gun Club, Brothers of the Brush and AARP.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce L. Corwell Sites, whom he married Feb. 15, 1964; two sons, Donald C. Sites of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Shawn L. Sites of Fayetteville; two brothers, Harold C. Sites of New Franklin, Pa., and Maurice E. Sites of Dry Run, Pa.; two grandsons; nieces; and nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. George S. Mouer Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Gipe's Grove Cemetery.

Viewing will be one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.


Tyrone L. Kelly, 60

DEC. 9, 1943-JULY 2, 2004

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Tyrone L. "T.K." Kelly, 60, of 428 S. Main St., died Friday, July 2, 2004, at his home.

Born Dec. 9, 1943, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Mildred Barbour Kelly of Chambersburg and the late Arnold L. Kelly Sr.

He was a graduate of Chambersburg High School, where he was a football and basketball player.

He last worked as a self-employed general contractor (electrician).

He served in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer, and received the Parachutist Badge.

He attended St. James AME Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member of Laurel Lodge IBPOEW, Lodge 133, Chambersburg.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by one son, Trent Tasker of Chambersburg; two sisters, Kathyrn Kelly and Arnilda Brown, both of Chambersburg; two brothers, Arnold Kelly Jr. and Clifford Kelly, both of Chambersburg; one granddaughter; aunts, uncles; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Jeffrey Kelly, Rodney Kelly, Rudy Kelly and Lawrence Cuff.

Services will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Revs. Marcus Briddell and the James Johnson will officiate. Burial with military honors by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Viewing will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. James AME Church, 510 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.


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