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PAGE A6 Wednesday, April 18,2018 NEWS / OBITUARIES SPIRIT of ,lEt, F ERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE MARTINSBURG - Organizers of a Tuesday lecture, "Potomac Pipeline - What You Need to Know About What It Means for Your Water and Property Value," say the event will offer infor- mation about what the proposed pipe- line means for drinking water, homes and for the environment at large. Deirdre Lally will be the guest to offer pipeline talk The is welcome to this pro- gram, free of charge. Light refresh- speaker at the event put on by the Si- ments will be served. For more infor- erra Club of the Eastern Panhandle. mation on this meeting or on Sierra Lally, the Western Maryland Be- Club, contact Regina Hendrix, 304- yond Gas organizer for the Sierra 725-0223 or regina.hendrix@com- Club, has been working on the issue since 2007. She also has run an or- The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. ganic herb and vegetable farm opera- John's Lutheran Church annex at 101 tion on her family's land in Pennsyl- Martin St. in Martinsburg. St. John's vania, is not affiliated with the Sierra Club. Spaghetti fundraiser set for Saturday RANSON - Enjoy a generous Ransom portion of spaghetti with home- The cost is $8 for adults, $4 made meat sauce, garlic toast, for children and free for those salad, dessert and a beverage at 5 and younger. Carryout will be a Knights of Pythias fundraiser available. this weekend. For details on the dinner or on Saturday's meal will be served joining the Knights, contact Pat from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at the Pythi- Thompson (304-728-6734 or an lodge at 105 E. Sixth Ave. in Arrangements by the Mel-He was born Oct. 26, 1920 vin T. Strider Colonial Funer- in Columbus, Ohio. He was al Home, Charles Town. the son of John David Conant Please signthe online guest- and Rhea Eva (Landis) Co- book and view his obituary at nant. Mr. Conant retired after 22 PAID MEMORIAL years of service in the U.S. Navy during World War II and Korea receiving the Rank Charlotte of Commander and receiving Georgette Heafer a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Ohio State. He was of the Protestant faith. He is survived by his daughters, Laura Ingles and her life. She was a hard work- great-grandmother and home- ing business owner that took maker. time to appreciate life and She was a member of As- value people and built last- bury United Methodist ing relationships. She had a Church. great heart for people and a love for all animals especial- ly her sweet pets she leaves at home. Leaving to cherish her memories are her loving hus- band of nine and a half years, Steve Hostler, her dear moth- er-in-law, Lois Hostler; and in-laws, Melody Nick and Marshall, Scott Hostler and Elizabeth, Amber King and Donald, four brothers, Thom- as R. Painter and Brenda, Darrell W. Painter, Kenneth N. Painter and Denise and James "Jim" Pyle, two sis- ters, Leola L. Dishman and Bryan and Christy M. Painter and Terry, as well as numer- ous nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas "Bart- ley" Painter, dear loving aunt and uncle, Gladys and Wil- liam Hileman and loving fa- ther-in-law, Norman Hostler. Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018 at Eackles-Spencer & Elizabeth graduated from McKinley High School, in Washington, D.C and at- tended Penn State College. She was a member of the Eastern Star and College Park, Maryland, Moose Lodge. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy W, Ward; son, Terry W. Worley and wife, Peggelee, all of Charles Town; grandchildren, Timo- thy Wofley, Tracey E. Worley and Gary T. Ward; and great- grandchild, Ashley Paige Worley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas W. Worley, who died Sept. 2, 2014. Thomas and Eliza- beth were married in 1948. They would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniver- sary; and one sister, Cathe- rine Shants. A graveside service was held at noon Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Emmanu- el United Methodist Church Cemetery, 10755 Saggsville chester Medical Center. He was born Feb. 9, 1947 in Charles Town. He was the son of Lynwood O. Lee and Esta Lorrain (Dillow) Lee. Mr. Lee retired after 42 years as a Veterinarian Tech- nician at Valley Equine Asso- ciates. He was a member of Tri- State Baptist Church. He was an avid Golfer and loved Myrtle Beach. He also loved horses and thoroughly enjoyed riding his Harley Da- vidson. He served in the U.S. ma- fines during Vietnam. He is survived by his sec- ond wife of 12 years, Car- ol A. (Wiley) Lee, at home; sons, Michael J. Lee and wife Michele, of Leesburg, Virgin- ia, Justin H. Lee, of Charles Town; step-daughter, Misty N. Omps and husband Aar- on, Stephens City, Virgin- ia; grandchildren, Emily M. Lee and Lindsey N. Lee; step grandchildren, Alexis Larson, Tyler Larson, Erik Larson; sister, Millie L. Boyd and Darrel Gilley, of Bluemont, Virginia, Kaye L. Thompson and husband John, of Ran- son, sister -in- law, Sherri Charlotte Georgette Healer, 72, of Harpers Ferry, WV passed away on Wednesday, Michael Frank April 11, 2018 at Winchester Taylor Medical Center. husband Michael of Arling- MichaelFrankTaylor,71,of Born February 4, 1946 inton, Va Elizabeth Marcio- Shepherdstown, WV, passed Johnstown, PA, she was the nette and husband James, of away on April 4, 2018. daughter of the late Charles Hudson, FI sons, James Co- Grille and Magdaline Ur-nant and wife Kate, of Harp- Michael was an extremely proud and loving father, hus- bassik Grille. ers Ferry and Thomas Conant She was a member of the and wife Vickie, of Benton- band, and dear friend to many Roman Catholic Parish of St. ville, Va.; eight grandchildren in the Shepherdstown area. He is survived by his wife, James the Greater in Charles and five great grandchildren Ann (Hoxton) Taylor, of 48 Town, WV and St. Peters In addition to his parents he years, daughter Anna (Tay- Catholic Church in Harpers was preceded in death by his lor) McGrath and son-in-law Ferry, WV. wife of 65 years, Mary Eliza- Charlotte was a devoted beth Ann Cooke Conant who Paul McGrath, daughter Leah Michael Taylor, brother Pe- Catholic and very dedicated died April 3, 2009. ter Adrian Taylor, a niece and to the ministries of St. James A graveside service will and St. Peters. She was on be held at 12:30 p.m. Tues- three nephews, and many ex- tended family members. He the Pastoral Council, church day, April 24, 2018 at the Ce- choir, Martha and Mary Min- dar Grove Cemetery, Ports- was excitedly anticipating istry, Eucharistic Minister, mouth, Va. with Rev. Ernest the arrival of his first grand- daughter in July of this year. and the decorating team. She L. Trublood officiating. was also a member of the Old There will be no visitation. Norton Funeral Home, 256 Road, Laurel, MD 20723.Lee and numerous nieces and Michael was born on March 26, 1947 in Alamosa, Opera House Guild. Arrangements are by theHalltown Road, Harpers Fer- Pastor Duane Jensen offici- nephews. Colorado to Pete and Juani- She loved the beach, espe- Melvin T. Strider ColD-ry, WV with Rev. Donnieated. In addition to his parents ta (Joseph) Taylor. He started cially the Outer Banks, NC. nial Funeral Home, Charles Jane Cardwell officiating. In- There was no visitation, he was preceded in death by his working life as an aerial She is survived by her hus- Town. terment was in Pleasant View Arrangements by the Mel- his first wife of 38 years, Lin- photographer, capturing ski- band of 41 years, John Paul Please signthe online guest- Memory Gardens in Martins- vin T. Strider Colonial Funer- da M. Lee who died Nov. 21, ers from helicopters in the Healer, at home; two daugh- book and view his obituary at burg, WV. al Home, Charles Town. 2005 and brother, Ronald L. ski resorts of Colorado. After ters, Sandra Dalton of Jack- The family received friends Please signthe online guest- "Ronnie" Lee. he was married, he moved to sonville, FL and Cyndi S. PAID MEMORIAL at the funeral home on Sun- book and view her obituary at Services were held at 2 p.m. West Virginia and worked as Healer of Harpers Ferry, WV; day from 2-4 and 6-8 pro. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at a very well-respected general two sons, Ernest Baxter and Condolences may be ex- Memorial contributions the Tri-State Baptist Church, contractor for 41 years build- wife, Susan of Harpers Fer- pressed at www.eackles-may be made to the West Vir- 642 Somerset Blvd Charles ing custom homes and restor- ry, WV and Chuck Heafer ginia Chapter Alzheimer's Town, WV 25414 with Pastor ing old, historic residences, and wife, Kara of Hiram, PAID MEMORIAL Association, 484 William- Ray Loveofficiating. He was an active member of GA, seven grandchildren, sport Pike No. 129, Martins- Interment was in Edge Hill the Shepherdstown commu- two great- grandchildren, burg, WV 25404. Cemetery, Charles Town. nity, volunteering and serv- one sister, Lois, two brothers, PAID MEMORIAL Friends were received 6 to ing as a trustee on the Board Charles Grille and Joseph 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. of McMurran Hall, Shepherd Grille. Arrangements by the Mel- University and as a member A Memorial Mass was held vin T. Strider Colonial Funer- of the Shepherdstown Histor- at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April al Home, Charles Town. ic Landmarks, Commission. 14, 2018 at St. James Cath- Please sign the online guest- When he wasn t tending to the olic Church, 49 Crosswinds book and view his obituary at farm where he lived, he loved Drive, Charles Town, WV. surf-fishing for bluefish at the The family received friends Memorial contributions Outer Banks of North CarD- at the church one hour priorCathy lenee may be made to Tri-State Baptist Church, PO Box 657, lina. He was also very pas- to the service. Hostler Charles Town, WV 25414 sionate about his 1959 Chev- In lieu of flowers, memori- rolet E1 Camino and enjoyed als may be made to St. James Cathy Renee Hostler, 59, or Animal Welfare Soci- attending car shows with his Catholic Church Buildingof Harpers Ferry, WV passed ety of Jefferson County, PO friends and family. Fund, 49 Crosswinds Drive, away on Tuesday, April 10, Elizabeth Ann Box 147, Charles Town, WV Michael will be laid to rest Charles Town, WV 25414. 2018 at Winchester Medi- Smith Worley 25414. at Elmwood Cemetery, Shep- Condolences may be ex- cal Center surrounded by her PAID MEMORIAL herdstown, WV and a memo- pressed at www.eackies- family and friends. Elizabeth Ann Smith Wor- Richard G. copalrial serviCechurchat toTrinitYhonorEpis-his spencerfuneralhome.ComaAiD MEMORIAL in BorncharlesFebruarYTown, 1WV,8, 1959she Tuesday,ley' 89, of AprilCharles10,Town'2018,diedat "Tex" Lee :ii ii was the daughter of the late her daughter's residence un- Richard G. "Tex Lee, 71, ii :ii memory will be scheduled Thomas and Elva Painter.der the care of Hospice of the of Charles Town died Friday, ::!: for a time in the near future, i In lieu of memorial flowers, John Edwin She was of the ChristianPanhandle. April 13, 2018 at the Win- a donation can be made in Conant faith. Cathy was compas-She was born June 11, sionate, caring and dearly 1928, at Nanticoke, Pennsyl- his name to Trinity Episcopal John Edwin Conant, 97, of loved her family and friends, vania, the daughter of Wil- Church in Shepherdstown or to the Global Lyme Alliance Shannondale, Harpers Ferry Cathy's greatest love was liam M. Smith and Elizabeth died Friday, April 13,2018 at with her husband, Steve Hos- (Waters) Smith. at www.globalllymealliance, the VA Medical Center, Mar- tier, in whom she found the Mrs. Worley was a loving org. tinsburg, greatest happiness and joy of wife, mother, grandmother, Colonial Funeral Home 310 S. Fairfax Blvd. Charles Town / Ranson Full Service Funerals & Cremations J.B. Barr Licensee-in-Charge Family Owned since 1889 Granites .Bronze .Marble Plaques .Vases Cemetery Engraving Service Serving the Tri-State Area since 1971 524 Fillmore Street o P,O. Box 216, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 (304) 535-2278 email: jcm0numentl@a01.c0m Since 1918 EACKLES-SPENCER & NORTON FIINEIML HOME Family Owned & Operated Rte 340 at Halltown Rd Charles Town/Harpers Ferry West Virginia Alan H. Norton Robert L. Spencer (Licensee) (Licensee-In-Charge) 304.724.6500 www eackles-spencerfuneralhome com Robert C. Fields, LIC