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? A6 Thursday, December 27, 2012 Obituaries tairit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE Mary A. Smith She is survived by her hus- A son, Guy H. Comell Jr., is de- Mary Ann Smith, 74, of Kear- band, Joseph Cole Minnich; seven ceased, as are a sister, Beulah Bal- neysville, died Friday, Dec. 21, sons, Richard Cheyenne Walker lenger; a brother, Aldridge Balleng- 2012, at her home. of Harpers Ferry, Joseph Nick of er; and a grandchild. BomDec. 20, 1938, shewasthe Inwood, Marvin Fisher ofCleve- A funeml will be held at 11 this daughter of LeroyAllen Wells and land and Gary Fisher, Wayne Lon- morning at the Eackles-Spencer & Pearl Irene Weaks Wells. gerbeam and Jimmy Pierson, all of Norton Funeral Home, 256 Hall- She was a member of Heritage Charles Town; two daughters, Dor- town Road, Harpers Ferry with Free Will Baptist Church, Inwood. othy "Rose" Lowe of Martinsburg Pastor Joanna Marceron officiat- She is survived by three sons, and Linda Day of Charles Town; a ing. Burial will be in Hillsboro Robert E Smith Jr. of Germrd- brother, Jim Heflin; 19 grandchil- Cemetery in Hillsboro, Va. stown, Garry Wayne Smith of dren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a Memorials may be made to Blue Middleway and Jeffrey Lynn great-great-grandchild. Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Smith of Bakerton; three daugh- Her previous husband, Rich- Winchester VA 2260. ters, Debbie I. Lanham of Kear- ard Henry Fisher, is deceased, as neysville, Darlene K. Hill of Mar- are four brothers, Bobby Herin, tinsburg and Meredith Ann Hough Jimmy Herin, Ronnie Herin and Virginia I-lryezyk of Charles Town; two sisters, Do- Petey Herin, and two sisters, Dor- Virginia Antionette "Girmy" ris Gillis of Forest Hill, Md., and othy Herin and Thelma Santimire. Joseph Hryczyk, 69, of Charles Jackie Armstrong of Bealeton, Va.; A funeral was held Wednesday Town, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, 10 grandchildren; and two great- at the Jefferson Chapel with Pastor at her home. grandsons. John Masori officiating. Burial was Bom June 24, 1943, in Slovan, Her husband, Robert Frank in Edge Hill Cemetery. Pa., she was the daughter of Philip Smith Sr., is deceased, as are a sis- , Joseph and Elizabeth Kobasko Jo- ter, Betty Lee Acebo, and a brother, seph. Leroy Allen Wells Jr. Thelma Corned She is survived by a daughter, A funeral was held Sunday at Thelma V'lrginia Ballenger Cor- Tamara L. Ruschell of Harpers Brown Funeral Home's South nell, 90, of Ferry; a son, Thomas E. Ruschell Berkeley Chapel in Inwood with Leesburg, of Harpers Ferry; a brother, Philip Pastor Thomas Hoffrnaster II of- Va., former- Joseph Jr. of Kennewick, Wash.; ficiating. Burial was in Pleasant ly of Harp- and two sisters, Wardie Bertolotti View Memory Gardens. ers Ferry, ofBurgettstown" Pa., and Estelle Memorials may be made to Hos- died Mon- Woodbum ofAvella, Pa. pice of the Panhandle, 122 Waver- day, Dec. 17, Two sisters, Betty Gustafson and ly Court, Martinsburg 25403. 2012, at Blue Dottle Balas, are deceased. Ridge Hos- Jefferson Chapel, Ranson, han- pice in Win- died arrangements, which were pri- Giadys Minnich chester, Va. vate. Gladys May Herin Fisher Min- Bom Aug. 6, 1922, in Leesburg, nich, 79, she was the daughter of John Clif- ' of Charles ton Ballenger and Emma Coffman Town, died Ballenger. Gladys N. Kienzlen Tuesday, She retired l om Peoples Bank Gladys Nelson Kienzlen, 86, of Dec. 18, in Charles Town as a receptionist. Charles Town, died Wednesday, 2012, at her She was a member ofthe Boll- Dec. 19, 2012, at her home. home. var United Methodist Church. Born Dec. 15, 1926, in Linden- Bom Oct. She is survived by three daugh- hurst, N.Y., she was the daughter 21, 1933, in ters, Patricia C. Walker of Kear- of Christian Nelson and Marjorie Martinsburg, neysville, Nancy C. Wolford of Wood Nelson. she was the daughter of Bruce Mc- l_ esburg and Dorothy C. Nealman She retired as a bookkeeper. Kee Herin and Margaret Louise ofNorristown" Pa.; 14 grandchil- She was of the Lutheran faith. Mason Herin. dren; and a number of great-grand- She was a member of the Lin- She was self-employed as a children and great-great -grandchil- denhurst (N.Y.) Fire Department's caretaker, dren. Ladies Auxiliary and the Home Extension. Her interests included reading mad cross stitch. She is survived b~" a daughter, Linda Fellows of Charles Town; two sons, Michael Kienzlen of Surprise, Ariz., and Chris Kienzlen of Atlantic Highlands, N.J.; two sisters, Marjorie Sylvis of Pennsyl- vania and Sandra Butera of New York; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren: Her husband, Robert A. Ki~- zlen" died in 2000. A funeral will be held at 11 this morning at Eackles-Spencer & Nor- ton Funeral Home, 256 Hal!town Road, Harpers Ferry with Pastor Elizabeth Congdon officiating. Burial in Arlington National Cemetery will be scheduled later. Clarence L. Newman Clarence L. Newman, 93, of Charles Town, died Mon- day, Dec. 17, 2012, at Shenan- doah Cen- ter, Charles Town. Born Nov. 28, 1919, in Jefferson County, he was the son of Albert Newman and Mae Howell Newman. He retired ~om Dixie-Narco and worked as a chauffeur for R.J. Funkhouser. He attended House of Prayer Church of God, Charles Town. He is survived by three daugh- ters, Della N. Clark and Bernice King. both ofPurcellville, Va., and Hilda N. Brown of Fraser, Mich.; two sons, Clarence L. Newman Jr. and Clifford Newman, both of Frederick, Md.; a brother, Philip Newman of Largo, Md.; and six grandchildren. His wife, Hilda Louise Owens Newman, died Jan. 20, 1991. A Since 1918 FACKLES-SPENCER & NORTON FUNERAL 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 Colonial Funeral Home 310 S. Fairfax Blvd. Charles Town / Ranson Full Service Funerals & Cremations J.B. Barr Licensee-/n-Charge Family Owned since 1889 daughter, Carolyn Jean Braxton" also is deceased, as are four sisters, Ethel Harris, Edna Young, Blanche Newman and Florence Brown; and three brothers, David Newman, Milton Newman and Walter New- man. A funeral was held Saturday at House of Prayer Church of God with Elder Paul Brown officiating. Burial was in Johnsontown Cem- etery. Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fu- neral Home, Charles Town, han- dled arrangements. See OBITUARIES Page A6 Beatrice Irene Morris Ensor Beatrice Irene Morris Ensor, 88, of Charles Town, West Virginia, died Wednesday, De- i cember 19, 2012 at Winchester Memorial Hospital, Winchester, Virginia. She was born May, 13, 1924 in Laurel, Maryland and was the daughter of Irene (Merson) and " James Morris. She was preceeded in death by Gorman Edward Ensor, Sr. her ............. husband of 60 years and two ........ brothers. Surviving are two sons, Gorman Edward Ensor, Jr. of Laurel, Maryland and James Edward Ensor, of Charles Town, West Virginia. She is also survived by one granddaughter, and two great-grandchildren. She was retired from C&P telephone company where she worked for many years as a telephone operator. Bea had a wonderful heart and loved people. She made delicious elderberry jelly from the wild berries that her husband picked. She love her steamed crabs and especially the Colonel's Kentucky Fried Chicken, with mashed potatoes and lots of gravy[ In a private family service she and her husband will be interred together at Meadowridge Memorial Park in Dorsey, Maryland. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Donaldson's "Funeral Home in Laurel, Maryland. Memorial Robert Andrew Mahoney Robert Andrew Mahoney, 65 of Charles Town passed away Sunday, December 23,2012 in the City Hospital. Born July 14, 1947 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Margaret Virginia Mahoney. He worked for Hovnanion Homes as a carpenter. He was a member of the Charles TownMoose, Lodge 948. He is survived by one son, John Robert "JR" Mahoney of Fort Mill, SC, two daughters, Monica Mumaw and husband Terry of Harpers Ferry and Melissa Grove Wilson of Keameysville, two brothers, George "Billy" Mahoney and John Mahoney, both of Charles Town, three sisters, Rebecca Ashby of Winchester, Va, Barbara Popkins-Smith of Charles Town and Karen Burroughs of Winchester, five grandchildren, Terry Jr. and Candice Mu- maw, Aidan and Andrew Mahoney and Patrick Wilson, great granddaughter, Capri Gustines, host of nieces and nephews, spe- cial niece, Whitney. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by brother, Wendell Mahoney and sister Betty Penwell. 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