Our Obituaries

Edwin William DENZLER

August 13, 1926 - November 30, 2016

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Jonathan Compton

May 10, 1968 - November 28, 2016

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Daniel E. Walsh

September 21, 1946 - November 28, 2016

Daniel Eugene Walsh, 70, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, passed away on November 28, 2016.Born September 21, 1946 in Kadoka, South Dakota, he was the son of the late William and Kathleen Walsh. Daniel was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church in Inwood, West Virginia, and also served in the Army. He retired from the ATF after 30 years. Daniel is survived by wife of 44 years Jeanne Walsh; Son, Jason...
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Joanne R. Rupar

January 12, 1934 - November 25, 2016

Charlotte Joanne Rupar (NEE Roberts), age 82, died November 25, 2016, in Hagerstown, Maryland.Born on January 12, 1934, to the late John and Irene Roberts.Survived by her husband of 48 years William T. Rupar and son David Lee Rupar (Michele). Stepmother of Corrie, Bruce, Chuck and Lori Rupar. Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.Joanne was a graduate of the Bloomsburg Nursing Program and Geisinger...
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James M. Embrey

September 26, 1928 - November 22, 2016

James M. Embrey, 88 of Martinsburg, WV and formerly of Cabin John, MD, passed away November 22, 2016.Graveside services will be on Monday November 28, 2016 at 1pm at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Rockville, MD.
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Mildred L. Barron

July 6, 1922 - November 20, 2016

Mildred Louise Barron, 94 of Martinsburg, passed away on November 20, 2016 at Clary Grove.Born July 6, 1922 in Berkeley County, she was the only child of the late Gold R. Minghini and Lillie H. (Shirley) Minghini. She was the last living member of her family.She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church for over 64 years. She served as a member of the Administrative Board and the Council...
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Anna R. Johnson

December 3, 1925 - November 18, 2016

Anna Charles Riley Johnson, age 90, departed this life on November 18, 2016 at Hilltop House Home for Adults in Winchester, Virginia. She is predeceased by her parents, Patty Genevieve Huddleston Riley and Lorin Holt Riley, a brother Robert "Buddy" Riley, and a great grandson, Tyler Daniel Richards.She was born in Harlan, Kentucky on December 3, 1925 and lived near Pikeville, Kentucky as a child....
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Richard E. Moreland

August 23, 1943 - November 8, 2016

Richard Everett Moreland, 73 of Hedgesville, passed away November 8, 2016.Born August 23, 1943 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Everett and Mildred Moreland.Richard attended Martinsburg High School. He worked at Firestone for 15 years and retired from Essroc after more than 30 years.He was an avid hunter and was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Glengary Bow and Gun Club,...
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Charles A. Denton

November 2, 1942 - November 4, 2016

Charles "Charlie" Denton, Jr. 74 of Martinsburg went home to be with the Lord on November 4, 2016.Born November 2, 1942 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Charles A. Denton Sr. and Marie Frances Denton.Charlie was a member of First Baptist Church. He worked for General Motors for 37 years, ran his own antenna business, and umpired softball for over 40 years. He was also a member of the...
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Edward E. Grace

October 14, 1958 - November 2, 2016

Edward Eugene Grace Sr. of Martinsburg, beloved father and wonderful man to his family, passed away unexpectedly on November 2, 2016.Edward was a hardworking man who could build anything and was always working with his hands. He loved his kids with all his heart, and his children will sadly miss their dad for all the wonderful things he did for them and great memories he gave them that will never...
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James H. Mutchler

December 29, 1921 - October 29, 2016

James Henry Mutchler, 94 of Charles Town, passed away October 29, 2016.Born December 29, 1921 in Mt. Rainier, Maryland, he was the son of the late Floyd and Frances Mutchler.James was a member of Independent Fire Hall for eleven years where he was known as "Speedy." He was also a member of the American Legion for over 50 years.He had a love for animals, especially his dog, Batman.James will be...
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Michelle Neiderer

August 14, 1988 - October 24, 2016

Michelle Kay Neiderer "Scooter", 28 of Martinsburg, passed away October 24, 2016.Born August 14, 1988 in Hanover, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Patrick D. and Lori S. Neiderer.Michelle was a 2007 graduate from Martinsburg High School where she enjoyed playing volleyball and softball. She had a great love for animals, especially dogs. She worked a variety of jobs during her life and...
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Janet L. Brosius

May 16, 1946 - October 19, 2016

Janet Louise Brosius, 70 of Kearneysville, and formerly of Marienville, Pennsylvania, went home to be with Jesus on October 19, 2016.Born May 16, 1946 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur and Grace Coulter of McVeytown, Pennsylvania.She was a graduate of Captain Jack High School in Mt. Union Pennsylvania and God's Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio.Janet worked as...
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Isabel M. Watson

March 30, 1937 - October 16, 2016

Isabel Mae Watson, 79 of Falling Waters, West Virginia, passed away Sunday October 16, 2016.Born March 30, 1937, in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Ida Wingert. Isabel dearly loved her family and her interests were sewing, cooking and baking delicious food.Isabel will be sadly missed by her husband of 62 years, Bruce Watson; two sons: Steven B. Watson...
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Donald P. Thrailkill

February 4, 1934 - October 15, 2016

Donald Paul Thrailkill, 82, of Frederick, Maryland, retired NSA analyst, died peacefully on Saturday, October 15, 2016.He was the beloved husband of Margaret Thrailkill.Born on February 4, 1934, in Fostoria, Ohio, Don was the son of the late Lloyd and Mary Thrailkill and brother of the late George Thrailkill.As president of his high school class, Don excelled in academics and was voted "Best All...
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Shawn C. Franklin

September 4, 1972 - October 11, 2016

Shawn Clayton Franklin, 44, passed away Tuesday morning, October 11, 2016 at Berkeley Medical Center from his courageous two year battle with cancer.Born September 4, 1972 in Hedgesville, West Virginia, and was a lifelong resident. Shawn was a very good hearted person who was loved by many. He was the son of the late Herman Sr. and Rosalie Pat Franklin. Besides his parents he was preceded in...
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Ann Martinelli

October 13, 1921 - October 11, 2016

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Edward A. Burger

April 12, 1929 - October 9, 2016

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Joan R. HONSAKER

November 18, 1932 - October 9, 2016

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Shirley T. Manriquez

June 19, 1937 - October 9, 2016

Shirley Temple Manriquez, 79, passed away October 9, 2016.Friends will be received on Wednesday from 6-8pm at Rosedale Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in Rosedale Cemetery.
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Laura F. Blackwell

August 27, 1918 - October 8, 2016

Laura Frances Blackwell, 98 of Shepherdstown, passed away on October 8, 2016 and is now in Jehovah's memory and waits for Christ to call her for the Resurrection. Born August 27, 1918, in Kearneysville, she was the daughter of the late William and Carrie McDowell. Laura was a faithful member of the Jehovah's Witness congregation for 60 years. She is survived by 4 generations of nieces, nephews,...
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Jean Ellen Barney

January 3, 1963 - October 6, 2016

Jean Ellen Barney, "Beanie" "Jean Bean" "BB", 53, passed away October 6, 2016.Born January 3, 1963 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Mary Brichner Barney.Jean was the youngest of five children and is survived by two sisters: Martha Beard and husband, Todd of Michigan, and Mary "Peachy" Staley (her guardian) and husband, Jim of Shepherdstown; two brothers: Homer Thomas...
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Ethel G. Johnston

July 15, 1918 - October 4, 2016

Ethel Grace Johnston, 98, passed away October 04, 2016. Born July 15, 1918 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Amos and Grace Minnich.She is survived by her three children: Douglas and Kenneth Johnston both of Martinsburg and Bonnie Angelacci (Andrew) of Pittsboro, North Carolina; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.In addition to her parents, Ethel was preceded in...
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Charles A. PARKER

June 6, 1929 - October 2, 2016

Charles A. Parker, Jr. 87 of Martinsburg passed into eternal rest on October 2, 2016.Born June 6, 1929 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Charles A. Parker, Sr. and Margie Parker.Charles was a member of the United States Army and retired from the US Air Force in 1969 with 22 years of honorable service. He later worked at the Martinsburg Air National Guard and the Martinsburg Veterans...
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Salina L. Kennedy

May 31, 1942 - October 1, 2016

Salina L. Kennedy, age 74, of Corning, New York, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at her home.Salina was born on May 31, 1942 in Clarksburg and was the daughter of the late Emmett S. Wilkinson and Louisa Wilkinson King. She married John E. Kennedy on May 14, 1983 in Maryland. She worked as a phone operator for AT&T in West Virginia before relocating to Corning, New York, where she...
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Jean L. Cave

October 10, 1936 - October 1, 2016

Jean Cave, 79 of Martinsburg, passed away October 1, 2016. She is survived by two daughters: Sharon Mills (Robert) of Aiken, South Carolina, and Nancy J. Cave; and two grandchildren: Brandy Mills Botto and Aaron Mills. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Cave.Memorial donations can be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.Services will be private.
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David Pittius

May 18, 1954 - September 26, 2016

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Helen G. Severs

February 22, 1922 - September 26, 2016

On September 26, God sent his Angels to give Helen Severs wings,transporting her soul into eternity and releasing her spirit to join the manwho she had loved for 70 years. Her struggle is over. Preceded in death by Howard "Buddy" Severs, the love of her life, in 2000, her mother, Anna, in Dec 1999, and her father, Joseph Tafarella, in 1983, she was the last of her immediate family. Her...
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Estella Constant

July 12, 1933 - September 24, 2016

Estella Soileau Constant, 83, passed away peacefully on September 24, 2016 at Canterbury Center.Born July 12, 1933 in St. Landry, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late Joel and Lucille Soileau.She is survived by her husband of 59 years, John J. Constant, Jr.; three children: Stephanie C. Boylan (Daniel) of Harpers Ferry, John M. Constant (Alissa) of Ft. Myers, Florida, and Cynthia Probst ...
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Albert A. Ewald

January 14, 1947 - September 19, 2016

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Amanda Marie Jenkins

April 23, 1983 - September 8, 2016

Heaven acquired another angel when Amy Jenkins, 33 of Charles Town, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016.Amy was born on April 23, 1983 in Winchester, Virginia.She was a 2002 graduate of Jefferson High School. Amy had a love for animals and enjoyed caring for them. She also enjoyed reading, writing, and interacting with her friends on the computer.She was such a special soul and will be...
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Lewis David Page

January 12, 1937 - September 8, 2016

Lewis David Page, 79 of Martinsburg, passed away September 8, 2016.Born January 12, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Tillman Goodman and Lillian Page.He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Anna Page; one son, David Page; one sister, Shirley Pickman; and a number of nieces, nephews, brother-in-laws, and sister-in-laws.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by...
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Judith E. Dearing

June 25, 1934 - September 3, 2016

Judith E. (Truett) Dearing, 82, of Martinsburg, WV passed away on September 3, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's. Judy was born in Chambersburg, PA on June 25, 1934. Judy attended Chambersburg High School, class of 1952 and was a member of Winchester Avenue Christian Church in Martinsburg, WV for nearly 40 years.Judy was preceded in death by her parents, Charles William...
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Richard A. VESSELLA

October 27, 1941 - August 22, 2016

Richard "Charlie" Allen Vessella, 74, of Bunker Hill, West Virginia passed away on August 22, 2016. Charlie was retired Army veteran with 21 years' service and two tours in Vietnam. He was of Catholic faith. Charlie had an outgoing personality and loved his friends and neighbors dearly. His favorite hobbies was woodworking and working puzzles on the computer.He is preceded in death by his parents...
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Martha Ann Cleveland

February 21, 1945 - August 20, 2016

Martha Ann Cleveland, 71 of Martinsburg, passed away August 20, 2016.Born February 21, 1945 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Golden and Dorothy Cole, Sr.She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family.Martha was a member of West View Baptist Church.She will be missed by her children: Cathy Randolph and her husband, Brent, Bobbi Cleveland, and Robert Cleveland;...
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Tracy Grimnes

February 17, 1966 - August 19, 2016

Tracy, 50, passed away peacefully in her home Friday August 19th in Martinsburg, West Virginia of natural causes. She devoted her life to taking care of family, friends, and those in need in the community. She is survived by her husband, Donald Dixon, 2 sons, Zachary and Aaron, and 2 grand children, Jacqueline and James, and other family across the country.
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Lillie Rebecca Fox Banks

November 1, 1932 - August 4, 2016

Lillie Rebecca Fox Banks was bornNovember 1, 1932 in Martinsburg, WestVirginia to the late Edward and MaryRideout Fox. She entered into eternal reston August 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. inFayetteville, NC.Lillie Banks completed her education fromRamer High School, Martinsburg, WestVirginia, where she graduated asValedictorian of her class. She was part ofthe Christian Music Quartet (Alto), DramaClub,...
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Roy Milburn

April 12, 1947 - July 30, 2016

Roy Richard "Dick" Milburn, Sr., 69, of Bunker Hill, passed away July 30, 2016 after a courageous battle with a prolonged illness.Born April 12, 1947 in Glengary, he was the son of the late Bruce and Martha Milburn, Sr.He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing and he loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.He will be sadly missed by his wife Judith A. Milburn of Bunker...
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Mary Davis

May 23, 1920 - July 24, 2016

Mary Katheryn Ruth Wilhelm Davis, 96 of Inwood, went to be with the Lord on July 24, 2016.Born May 23, 1920 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late George M. and Margaret R. Crim Wilhelm.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Mary loved her family and took a role in raising all of her grandchildren and shared her wisdom and loving...
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Margaret H. Jackson

December 5, 1929 - July 20, 2016

Margaret Jackson, 86, passed away July 20, 2016.Born December 5, 1929 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late William and Viola Hanna.Margaret enjoyed gardening and loved her dogs. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by her family.She is survived by her longtime companion, Larry Parrish; her children: Patricia Henry, Linda Moore, Robert Jackson, William Jackson,...
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David Jones

February 1, 1959 - July 20, 2016

David Trundle Jones, 57, of Martinsburg, WV went into the eternal afterlife on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 9:58am. David blessed the world with his presence on February 1, 1959 in Martinsburg, WV. He was the son of a most amazing mother, Virginia "Ginny" (Grove) Jones, and father Phillip Jones.A 1977 graduate of Martinsburg High School, David was a stellar athlete who played Football and Lacrosse...
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Jerry w. Arvin

September 13, 1934 - July 16, 2016

Jerry Wayne Arvin, 81 of Martinsburg, passed away July 16, 2016.Born September 13, 1934 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late George H. Arvin Sr. and Thelma Lawrence Arvin. Jerry was an avid sports fan, with interests in civil war battlefields and the paranormal. He was a kind hearted animal lover. He attended First Baptist Church. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 58 years, Joan Arvin;...
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Paul E. Gregory

December 6, 1932 - July 12, 2016

Paul Eugene Gregory, 83 of Martinsburg, passed away July 12, 2016.Born December 6, 1932 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late William and Pearl Gregory Poole.Paul served in the United States Army during the Korean War in the 5th RTC. He was a member of the VFW, Outpost Harry Survivors Association, and was a longtime volunteer at the local VA Medical Center.Earlier in his life, he was a...
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Betty L. Martin

February 23, 1942 - July 11, 2016

Betty Lou Martin, 74 of Martinsburg, passed away July 11, 2016.Born February 23, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Adrian and Geraldine Fowler.Betty was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing games on the computer, and most of all BINGO.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family and...
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Madeline B. Thompson

June 10, 1922 - July 8, 2016

Madeline Bertha Thompson, 94, went to be with the Lord on July 8, 2016 at Hospice of the Panhandle.Born June 10, 1922 in Hancock, Maryland she was the daughter of the late Ashton Unger and Mazy Dick.Madeline was a member of the Snyder's Bible Chapel in Hedgesville, West Virginia. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Charlene Barnes and husband John of Inwood, West Virginia; grandchildren:...
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Dean A. Miller

February 5, 1951 - June 25, 2016

Dean "String" Alan Miller, 65 of Charles Town, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2016 at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Maryland. Dean was born February 5, 1951 in Parkersburg, to the late James and Gladys Miller and spent most of his childhood living in Keyser.He graduated from Keyser High School in 1969 before attending Potomac State College and West Virginia University to receive his...
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Seldon F. COURTNEY

May 15, 1935 - June 23, 2016

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Jeffrey Sellman

October 14, 1963 - June 22, 2016

Jeffrey Edward Sellman, 52 of Inwood, passed away June 22, 2016.Born October 14, 1963 in Hagerstown, Maryland, he was the son of the late Lionel and Barbara Sellman.Jeffrey was employed by the Berkeley County Water Department for over 27 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and camping. Most importantly, he loved his daughters.He is survived by his two daughters: Samantha and...
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Earl M. Widmeyer

December 21, 1949 - June 20, 2016

Earl Mason Widmeyer, III, 66 of Martinsburg, passed away June 20, 2016.Born December 21, 1949 in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Earl Mason and Laura Ellen Widmeyer, Jr.Earl was a graduate from Martinsburg High School. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and joined the 167th Air National Guard. He retired from Capitol Cement in Martinsburg after 35 years and...
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Vincent L. Lord

November 27, 1933 - June 19, 2016

Vincent Leroy Lord, 82, of Stephenson, Virginia passed away peacefully at his home on June 19, 2016, under the loving care of his wife Lila and family. Mr. Lord was a 1952 graduate of Hedgesville High School. He was a superintendent at W.S. Frey Quarry for 46 years. Vincent was also an Army Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents Leroy and Nellie Aikens Lord and one sister Jeannine...
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Michael L. Chaffin

September 8, 1952 - June 15, 2016

Michael Lee Chaffin "Mike", 63 of Martinsburg, passed away June 15, 2016. Mike was born on September 8, 1952 in Ashland, KY to the late Eldon and Hazel (Allen) Chaffin. He graduated from Boyd County High School in 1971. After high school, he enlisted with the United States Army and served from 1972 to 1975, stationed in South Korea for most of his military career. He was employed by the Federal...
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Thelma E. Thomas

September 26, 1932 - June 15, 2016

Thelma Elizabeth Thomas, 83 of Bunker Hill, passed away June 15, 2016.Born September 26, 1932 in Sykesville, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Robinson.Thelma was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.She is survived by two sons: Kevin E. Thomas (Diane) and Eric E. Thomas (Karen); one brother, Spencer Shelton; one sister, Dorothy Hallman (John); two sister-in-laws: Jeanette...
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Travis W. Bartley

May 14, 1992 - June 13, 2016

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William B. Bartley

April 2, 1963 - June 13, 2016

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Robert Donald Doyle

March 27, 1922 - June 11, 2016

Robert Donald Doyle, 94, of Martinsburg, WV went to be with the Lord peacefully with his family gathered around him on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Berkeley Medical Center.Born March 27, 1922 in Columbus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Horace Mills and Miriam Foster Doyle.Robert was in trucking and sales throughout his lifetime.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 65...
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Scott Benjamin

September 8, 1964 - June 8, 2016

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Richard C. James

November 19, 1932 - June 5, 2016

Richard Cleveland James passed away on June 5, 2016 at the home of Linda and Al Smith, where he had resided for the past ten years. Richard was born on November 19, 1932 in Arden, West Virginia.He is survived by three sisters: Marlene Ricketts, Carol Caniford, and Charlotte Tozier, along with many nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents Ernest and Mary James, he is preceded in death by one...
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William Kidwiler

September 10, 1935 - June 4, 2016

William "Bill" Lee Kidwiler, 80 of Sharpsburg, Maryland, passed away June 4, 2016 at his home.Born September 10, 1935 in Shepherdstown, he was the son of the late Adam and Lucy Griffith Kidwiler.Bill served in the US Navy and was a member of the Medairy Lodge 140 A.F & A.M. He was also a member of Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren.He is survived by two sisters: Bertie (Sis) Hockman of...
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Gary B. Canby

June 14, 1946 - June 4, 2016

Gary Bruce Canby, 69 of Martinsburg, passed away June 4, 2016 at his home with his wife by his side.Born June 14, 1946 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Bruce M. and Evelyn Johnson Canby.He was a veteran of the US Army who served in Vietnam and was a member of the VFW Post.He will be missed by his wife of 45 years, Margaret Canby; three daughters: Lisa Beitz (Brian), Chrissy Burke, and...
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Dorothy E. Lee

December 2, 1939 - June 3, 2016

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Lena J. Greene

October 30, 1965 - June 2, 2016

On June 2, 2016, I lost my wife and best friend of nineteen years. My wife, Lena Jean Greene of Martinsburg, passed away in her sleep.Lena was born October 30, 1965 in Baltimore, Maryland and was 50 years old at her death. She leaves behind her husband Jeff Greene; four children: Kenneth Schluderberg, Krystal Schluderberg, Jonathon Greene, and Kylie Greene; and seven grandchildren. She was...
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Helen G. Lambert

August 1, 1924 - May 30, 2016

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Harald Martinson

October 28, 1980 - May 28, 2016

Harald "Marty" Edward Martinson, III, 35 of Martinsburg, passed away May 28, 2016.Born October 28, 1980 in Hagerstown, Maryland, he was the son of Pamela and Louis Setting and Harald and Penny Martinson, II.Marty was attending James Rumsey and due to graduate July 22nd. He was a member of the National Technical Honor Society. He had just passed the Apprentice level of the WV State Electrical...
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Kenneth E. Herbaugh

June 24, 1943 - May 26, 2016

Kenneth Eugene Herbaugh, Sr. 72 of Martinsburg passed away May 26, 2016.Born June 24, 1943 in Inwood, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Osa C. and Ruth A. McCarty Herbaugh.Kenneth was employed at Schmidts Bakery for fifty years and was a Scout Leader for Troop 16 of Marlowe for twenty-five years. He was a member of Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church.He is survived by his wife, Patty...
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Roberta J. Johnson

July 11, 1928 - May 21, 2016

Roberta Jean Johnson, 87 of Martinsburg, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2016.She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be sadly missed.Services and interment will be private.
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Ruby C. Denton

May 18, 1918 - May 19, 2016

On Thursday, May 19, 2016, Ruby went to be with her Lord and Savior after a long battle with Dementia and other medical issues; one day after her 98th birthday. A graveside service with military honors will be conducted by Rosedale Funeral Home and open to public on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM at Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, WV. Ruby was born in Dover, Ohio on May 18, 1918, to the late...
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Ira D. Conner

May 29, 1929 - May 19, 2016

Ira Dallen Conner Sr., 86, passed away May 19, 2016.Born May 29, 1929 in Roanoke, Virginia, he was the son of the late Ira Shelton and Nannie Conner.Ira was retired Navy, and was baptized a Jehovah's Witness. He is survived by his son, Ira D. Conner Jr, and wife Nancy; his daughter, Kimberly Colbert and husband Richard; Grandchildren: Amanda Gross and husband Davey of Hagerstown, Maryland, Joey...
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Elizabeth L. Byers

January 22, 1918 - May 16, 2016

Elizabeth Louise Byers, 98 of Martinsburg, passed away May 16, 2016.Born January 22, 1918 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Margaret Brettschneider.Elizabeth was a faithful wife and mother. She was a Den Mother for Cub Scouts and President of the Little League Ladies Society in New Jersey and was always in attendance at her children's ballgames. She was a loyal...
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Sue E. Ruest

September 19, 1944 - May 16, 2016

Sue E. Ruest, 71 of Martinsburg, passed away May 16, 2016 at her home.Born September 19, 1944 in Huntington, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Abigail Colburn.After graduating from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky in 1966, she worked as a systems analyst for many corporations throughout her career that spanned over forty years. She was most proud of her work for NASA at Goddard Space...
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Bonnie Hardee

October 7, 1942 - May 14, 2016

Bonnie Marie Jones Hardee passed away May 14, 2016 at South Davis Community Hospital in Bountiful, Utah.Born October 7, 1942 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert Russell Jones and Dorothy Marie Wheat.She was a member of the Catholic Church and an Oblate of Saint Benedict Monastery in Ogden, Utah.Bonnie was a Martinsburg High School graduate and earned her Bachelors in...
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Christine E. Ostrowski

December 31, 1923 - May 14, 2016

Christine E. Ostrowski, 92 of Martinsburg, passed away May 14, 2016.Born December 31, 1923 in Dade City, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Fuchs.Christine was a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Red Hats.She is survived by her sisters: Rosemarie Meiers and Bertha Palamar; her children: John Ostrowski (Nancy), Edward Ostrowski Jr. (Toni), Roger Ostrowski...
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Herbert Ray Gambill

January 26, 1972 - May 3, 2016

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Rosanna Rotruck

November 29, 1970 - May 1, 2016

Rosanna Lynn Rotruck, 45 of Bunker Hill, passed away May 1, 2016.Born November 29, 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of Anna Rotruck and the late Kermit Rotruck.Rosanna was a graduate of Musselman High School.In addition to her mother, she is survived by her son, Nichola Rotruck; one sister, Jeannie Brown; one niece, Heather Brown; and one nephew Ryan Brown.In addition to her...
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Cary L. Kidwell

January 11, 1954 - April 29, 2016

Cary Lynn Kidwell, 62 of Martinsburg, passed away April 29, 2016, under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.Born January 11, 1954 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Joseph and Phyllis Kidwell.Cary was a member of the Moose Lodge 120 and he enjoyed working in his garden.He will be missed by his wife of 34 years, Karen Kidwell; his children: Joseph Kidwell and wife, Debbie of Hedgesville,...
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Blanche Minerva Wisecarver

April 7, 1921 - April 25, 2016

Blanche Minerva Wisecarver, 95 of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord on April 25, 2016.She was born on April 7, 1921 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Blanche was a member of Little Falls Presbyterian Church. She was a wonderful mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother, who was loved by her family dearly. She will be sadly missed by her children: Jeanette Johnson and husband, Doug, Donald Wisecarver,...
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Julie Labombarbe / Leah Zaqantov

May 3, 1959 - April 25, 2016

Julie Labombarbe / Leah Zaqantov passed away on April 24, 2016. She was an active member of the Karaite Jewish Community and provided advice and assistance to her community. Her life of love, compassion, and kindness will be sorely missed.She is survived by her husband, Ivan / Yohanan; her daughter, Brittanny / Gavi; her siblings: Rem Vail, Janice Demetrulis, and Ben Vail; and her mother, Wilma...
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Betty M. Byrd

May 9, 1930 - April 24, 2016

Betty Mikeal Byrd, 86 of Shepherdstown, passed away April 24, 2016.Born May 9, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Enoch and Winnie Mae Mikeal.Betty was the eleventh of twelve children.She was a member of Middleway Pentecostal Church. Betty loved her family reunions at Topsail Beach and enjoyed taking walks. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of her life.She is survived...
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John W. Ambrose

September 13, 1929 - April 23, 2016

John William Ambrose "Bill", 86, passed away and was reunited with his loving wife Rita Jayne Ambrose on April 23, 2016.Born September 13, 1929 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Charles and Grace Ambrose.John was a veteran from the Merchant Marines and Army-Air Force. John's passions included clock collecting and spending time with family. He was an active member of the Open Arms...
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Jennifer B. Richards

January 7, 1986 - April 15, 2016

Jennifer Brooke Richards, 30 of Martinsburg, passed away April 15, 2016.She was born January 7, 1986 in Winchester, Virginia.Jennifer will be sadly missed by her husband, Christopher Richards; and her two sons: Christian Richards and Chance Snyder. Friends will be received on Wednesday from noon until the time of the funeral service at 2pm at Rosedale Funeral Home. Interment will follow in...
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Hazel Ann Hedrick

November 20, 1919 - April 11, 2016

Hazel Ann Parker Hedrick, 96, went to be with the Lord on April 11, 2016 surrounded by her family.Born November 20, 1919 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Cora Parker. Hazel was loved dearly by her family. Her passions were gardening, writing, and listening to gospel music.She is survived by her daughter, Marie Reid and her husband, Truitt; her sons:...
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Freddie Eugene Barrett

December 1, 1938 - April 6, 2016

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James R. Elliott

April 25, 1931 - April 1, 2016

James Richard Elliott, III, 84 of Martinsburg, passed away April 1, 2016.Born April 25, 1931 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Herman and Hattie Elliott.Jim could be considered a "jack-of-all trades." He was a master machinist and retired from Chessie System Railroad after 19 years.He was known by many as "Gummy" and was always there for his friends and family.He will be missed by his...
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Janette M. THOMPSON

June 17, 1929 - March 30, 2016

In loving memory of Janette M. (Tolson-Walters) Thompson 1929-2016Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great and Great Great Grandmother Affectionately called "Granny" by her family and friendsJanette Thompson, 86 of Martinsburg, passed away peacefully at her home on March 30, 2016. Born on June 17, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Ethel (Mamu) Tolson. Married in 1948 to the late...
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Dorothy E. Mock

July 19, 1919 - March 24, 2016

Dorothy "Dot" E. Mock, 96 of Martinsburg, West Virginia, passed away at Heartland of Martinsburg (now Cleary Grove), where she had resided since July 2, 2010.Born July 19, 1919 in Cherry Run, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Carrie Riser Hessler.She worked at Interwoven Factory in Martinsburg for many years and was a member of Soroptimist Club.Dot was a beloved wife,...
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Bethney English

April 17, 1966 - March 22, 2016

Bethney Irene English, 49, passed away March 22, 2016 at her home after a long battle with cancer.Born April 17, 1966 in Olney, Maryland, she was the daughter of Robert Earl Woods and Virginia Ruth Osborne.Beth's passions included designing flower arrangements and making every person she came in contact with feel happy, comfortable, and loved. On any given day she could be seen vacuuming around...
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Doris J. Butts

November 14, 1930 - March 5, 2016

Doris Jean Butts, 85 of Hedgesville, went to be with the Lord on March 5, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Born November 14, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Charme Hedges.Doris retired from Corning Glass Works after 30 years. She is survived by two daughters: Vickie Davies and husband Jim and Karen Johnson and husband Daniel; two granddaughters: Heather Baker and...
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Ryan M. Walsh

July 13, 1976 - February 26, 2016

Ryan Matthew Walsh, 39, of Martinsburg, passed away on February 26, 2016. Born July 13, 1976 in Columbia, Missouri, he was the son of Daniel and Jeanne Walsh.Ryan had a zest for life. He was outgoing and was well loved by family and friends.In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Jason Walsh; close friends: Calvin Tibbs and Steve Williams; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins...
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Doris Ann McGowan

December 1, 1944 - February 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg, WV.
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Chauncey G. Allen

January 19, 1922 - February 19, 2016

Chauncey G. Allen, Sr. 94 of Kearneysville, went home to be with the Lord on February 19, 2016 at his home.Born January 19, 1922, he was the son of the late Helen Allen Bradford and Harvey Allen.Chauncey was a WW II Veteran. He was employed by the VA Medical Center for a number of years. He also worked part time for Omni Direct Mail and the Kearneysville Post Office for about five years. He was...
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Nancy R. Shultz

October 6, 1935 - February 17, 2016

Nancy Rose Shultz, 80 of Martinsburg, passed away February 17, 2016 at Berkeley Medical Center.Born October 6, 1935 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Marion Garner.Nancy was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family.She will be missed by her children: Barry Shultz and his wife, Trish of Inwood, Ed Shultz of Pennsylvania,...
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Michael Fellows

February 16, 1954 - February 9, 2016

Michael W. Fellows, 61 of Gerrardstown, passed away February 9, 2016.Born February 16, 1954 in Frederick, Maryland, he was the son of the late Earl and Helen Fellows.He worked at Antietam Automotive and NAPA before retiring in 2008 and loved being a "Pappy."He is survived by his wife, Shirley; his son, Aaron; his daughter, Rebecca and her husband Brad; his sister, Joyce Clem and her...
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Fernando Trevino

May 30, 1966 - February 9, 2016


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John N. Flick

March 4, 1927 - February 6, 2016


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Joseph W. Greenwalt

September 11, 1939 - February 3, 2016

Joseph "Pete" Greenwalt, 76 of Harper's Ferry, was called home to heaven and reunited with his loving wife Izetta on February 3, 2016.Born September 11, 1939 in Sandy Hook, Maryland, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dora Greenwalt. Pete was a Washington Redskins fan and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his children: Frank...
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Samuel L. Mobley

February 22, 1951 - February 2, 2016

Samuel Leon Mobley, 64 of Inwood, passed away February 2, 2016.Born February 22, 1951 in Gerrardstown, he was the son of the late Charles Mobley and Arvella Unger. Samuel was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and trout fishing. He was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed woodworking. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Shirley Mobley; four sons: Scott Mobley and wife, Nancy of Kearneysville, Thomas...
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Carrie I. Morgan

October 28, 1926 - January 29, 2016

Carrie I. Morgan, 89 of Frederick, Maryland, formerly of Hedgesville, West Virginia, passed away Friday January 29, 2016.Born October 28, 1926, in East Palestine, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John and Dema Eakin Gaskey. Carrie was a 1944 graduate of East Palestine High School. She was a faithful member of the Mt. Clifton Homemakers Club in Hedgesville, West Virginia for many years. She...
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Charles Hamilton Horner

November 30, 1942 - January 26, 2016

Charles Hamilton Horner, III, 73 of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2016 at Berkeley Medical Center.Born November 30, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret Lemon Horner, Jr.He was a 1960 graduate from Martinsburg High School and attended Shepherd College. He joined the US Air Force in 1961 and after basic training worked for NSA in the...
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Warren L. Billmyer

December 20, 1951 - January 23, 2016

Warren Lee Billmyer, 64 of Hedgesville, passed away January 23, 2016 at his home.Born December 20, 1951 in Hagerstown, Maryland, he was the son of the late Max and Vivian Billmyer.Warren was a loving husband, father, and friend. He was a role model to those who knew him and was truly genuine. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 34 years, Kathryn Billmyer; two sons: Max and Jake Billmyer;...
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David Wayne Widmeyer

December 22, 1956 - January 18, 2016


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Max Z. McDonald

July 29, 1931 - January 12, 2016

Max Zine McDonald, 84 of Martinsburg, passed away January 12, 2016.Born July 29, 1931 in Gerrardstown, he was the son of the late William and Melissa McDonald.Max worked as a mechanic for forty-two years at C.H. Musselman / Knouse Foods Plant.He will be missed by his loving companion of 40 years, Peggy Locke; three sons: Steven McDonald and his wife, Glenda, David McDonald and his wife, Sandra,...
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