CARLOS A. PACHECO
Carlos A. Pacheco, 79, Oakland, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland.
Born Jan. 17, 1925, in Calexico, Calif., he was the son of the late Jesus Pacheco and Rosario (Moreno) Pacheco. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Pacheco.
He was the former owner and operator of the Fireside Inn.
He is survived by one son, Carlos Pacheco Jr., and one daughter, Charlotte Green, both of Alexandria, Va.
At his request, there will be no visitation or service.
Durst Funeral Home, Oakland, is in charge of arrangements.
ANNE J. CONNOR
Anne J. Connor, 88, Mtn. Lake Park, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home, Oakland.
Born March 10, 1915, in Moundsville, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late James M. and Jennie (Connelly) Hoban. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Norton L. Connor; and seven brothers and sisters.
She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Oakland. A 1933 graduate of the Terra Alta High School, Terra Alta, W.Va., she received her nursing degree from the St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Parkersburg, W.Va., in 1938. She worked in hospitals in Batavia, N.Y., Portland, Ore., and Morgantown, W.Va., and in 1950 came to the Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland. She worked as a nurse anesthetist in 1958 and in the operating room with Dr. Joseph Alvarez until her retirement.
She was a former manager of the Meadow Woods Apartments and a former member of the Business and Professional Women's Club and the American Association of University Women.
She is survived by one daughter, Anne M. Connor-Peniazek, Narberth, Pa., and one brother, Richard R. "Dick" Hoban, Aurora, W.Va.
At her request, her body was donated to the Human Gift Registry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at a later date.
The Stewart Funeral Home, 32 S. Second St., Oakland, is in charge of ar-rangements.
The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to the higher education of local citizens.
LENA G. KENNEY
Lena Georg Kenney, 85, Cumberland, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at her home.
Born Aug. 4, 1918, in Accident, she was a daughter of the late Edwin H. and Mary (Miller) Georg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Anthony Kenney, on March 25, 1998; two sisters, Olga M. Riley and Elma Lee Georg; and one brother, Ralph H. Georg. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was a retired fourth-grade teacher at the former Penn Avenue School and Parkside Elementary. She was a 1940 graduate of Frostburg State Teachers College and received her master's degree in elementary education from Frostburg State University. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Cumberland.
Surviving are one daughter, Frances Ann Kenney, Cumberland; one son, James Patrick Kenney III, Cumberland; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cumberland.
A service was held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Cumberland, on Saturday, June 12, with Pastor Eric Ruble officiating.
Interment was in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Cumberland.
The family requests contributions be made to the Francis and Lena Kenney Scholarship Fund at Frostburg State University Foundation, 101 Braddock Road; Frostburg, MD 21532; or to the charity of the donor's choice.
PAUL FRIEND JR.
Paul Friend Jr., 74, of Maitland, Fla., and formerly of Friendsville, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, in Florida
Born Nov. 24, 1929, in Confluence, Pa., he was the son of the late Paul Friend, Sr. and Claudine (McCullough) Friend.
A graduate of West Virginia University, he was a retired software engineer. He attended the Lutheran Church in Winter Park, Fla.
He is survived by his wife, Helga (Fritz) Friend; one daughter, Angela Friend Levis, Boulder, Colo.; one son, Edward Paul Friend, Orlando, Fla.; and two granddaughters.
Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Friendsville, where a service was held on Saturday, June 12, with the Rev. Roland E. Nairn III officiating.
Interment was in Steele Cemetery.
BONNIE S. OTTO-SMITH
Bonnie S. "Susie" Otto-Smith, 46, Swanton, died Friday, June 11, 2004, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland.
Born Feb. 15, 1958, in Oakland, she was a daughter of Frances D. (Paugh) Otto, Swanton, and the late Daniel F. Otto Sr.
She was a graduate of Southern High School, class of 1976. She was a former employee of the sewing factory, Deer Park, and Bausch & Lomb, and was a former co-owner of the Small Oaks Quarter Horse Stables. She was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association, the Saddle Tramps 4-H Club, and the Garrett County Horsemen's Association.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by one sister, Peggy Lambert, Oakland; and one brother, Daniel F. Otto Jr., Swanton.
Friends were received at the Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, where a service was held on Sunday, June 13, with the Rev. Sidney Nazelrod officiating.
Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to Southern Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 378, Oakland, MD 21550.
JOSEPH V. BONELLA
Joseph Vincent Bonella, 81, formerly LaVale, died Sunday, June 13, 2004, in the FutureCare Chesapeake Home, Arnold.
Born Feb. 3, 1923, in Kitzmiller, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Reno) Bonella. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Catherine Bonella, on July 26, 1995; and one son, Harry Bonella, in June of 2003.
He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Cumberland, and retired as a correctional officer from the State of Maryland Penitentiary in Baltimore.
Surviving are one son Joseph (Joe) Bonella, Cumberland; three daughters, Donna Connolly, Baltimore, Jacqueline Sides, Arnold, and Mary Bonella, Oakland; one sister, Yola Wheeler, Idaho; and six grandchildren.
Friends were received in the Hafer Funeral Service Chapel, LaVale, where a Christian wake was held.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Cumberland, on Wednesday, June 16, with the Monsignor Thomas R. Bevan as celebrant.
Interment followed in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale.
NELLIE F. DURST
Nellie Frances Durst, 100, Swanton, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home, Oakland.
Born Sept. 22, 1903, in Beryl, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Ashby R. Powell and Rebecca (Fazenbaker) Powell. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Arthur E. Lake, in 1954, and Raymond Durst, in 1971; and an infant daughter in 1929.
She is survived by two sons, James A. Lake, Richmond, Va., and Arthur E. Lake Jr., Swanton; one daughter, Hazel Wingo, Swanton; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at the Durst Funeral Home, Oakland, where a service was held on Tuesday, June 15, with the Rev. Father John A. Grant officiating.
Interment was in the Garrett County Memorial Gardens.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials take the form of contributions to the Deer Park Community Volunteer Fire Department or the Log Church.
ALICE B. RODEHEAVER
Alice Bonita Rodeheaver, 60, Mtn. Lake Park, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at her home.
Born Feb. 7, 1944, in Elk Garden, W.Va., she was a daughter of late Gabriel E. Kitzmiller and Nina (Findley) Kitzmiller.
She is survived by her husband, Roger Rodeheaver; four sons, Mark Rodeheaver, Scott Rodeheaver, Michael Rodeheaver, and Robert Rodeheaver, all of Oakland; two brothers, Randy Kitzmiller, Kingwood, W.Va., and Craig Kitzmiller, Oakland; four grandchildren; and one step-grandchild.
Friends were received at the Durst Funeral Home, Oakland.
A memorial service was conducted at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Sunday, June 13, with Elder Donald Stull officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to the family at 405 D St., Mtn. Lake Park, MD 21550.
CLARENCE K. METHENY
Clarence King Metheny, 77, Ravenna, Ohio, formerly of Terra Alta, W.Va., died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at his home.
Born April 23, 1927, in Terra Alta, he was a son of the late Jesse S. Metheny Sr. and Delphia N. (King) Metheny. He was also preceded in death by one son, Steven K. Metheny; and three brothers, William L. Metheny, Frederick J. Metheny, and Clyde O. Metheny.
He was a former employee of North American Rockwell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Austria during World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Amogene "Jean" Rohrbaugh Me-theny; two daughters, Bonnie J. Szpak, Ravenna, and Rita F. LeDuke, Kent, Ohio; one son, Clyde K. Metheny, Millersburg, Ohio; one sister, Betty M. Richards, Newcastle, Pa.; seven brothers, Frank Metheny, Jesse Metheny Jr., and Robert Metheny, all of Terra Alta, Rebna Metheny, Navarre, Ohio, David Metheny, Newark, Ohio, Samuel Metheny, Rittman, Ohio, and George Metheny, Buchanan, Va.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at the Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, where a service was held on Wednesday, June 16, with the Rev. Bruce Craig officiating.
Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Terra Alta.
Military honors were accorded at the cemetery by members of the various veterans' organizations in southern Garrett County.
The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to Jean Metheny, 6709 State Route 5, Ravenna, OH 44266-9205.
LINDSEY ANN FIKE
Lindsey Ann Fike, 7 months old, Forest Hill, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004.
She was a daughter of Richard Alan Fike and Kathleen Noble Smith Fike. She was preceded in death by one sister, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Fike.
In addition to her parents, she was survived by her grandparents, Charlotte and Dale Fike of Oakland, and Al and Connie Smith.
Friends were received at the Christ Church in Forest Hill, where a service was held.
Interment was in the Bel Air Memorial Gardens.
CLARA G. MIGLIACCIO
Clara Gladys Migliaccio, 89, Terra Alta, W.Va., died Friday, June 11, 2004, at her residence.
Born Jan. 14, 1915, in Ervin, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Gae-tano and Carmela Avellino Migliaccio.
She was a member of the St. Philomena Catholic Church in Rowlesburg, W.Va., a member of the Alter Society, and a 55-year member of Cannon Post 3008 VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She also worked as a clerk in the Sypolt Grocery in Rowlesburg.
She is survived by one brother, Sam Migliaccio, Moorefield, W.Va.
Friends were received at the Browning Funeral Home, Rowlesburg, where a Christian wake was held. The Cannon Post 3008 VFW Ladies Auxiliary also conducted a memorial service.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, June 15, in St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Kingwood, W.Va., with Fr. Mark Ward, CP, as celebrant.
Interment was in the Terra Alta Cemetery.
MAXSON B. COLLINS
Maxson B. Collins, 94, formerly of Morgantown, W.Va., and recently of Oakland, died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home in Oakland.
He was born in Berlin, Lewis County, and was the son of the late Dr. A.B. Collins and Ruby Maxson Collins.
He was a graduate of Blacksville High School and received his bachelor of science degree in education from Fairmont State College and a master of arts degree in education at West Virginia University.
He was a retired principal from Monongalia County School System with over 40 years of service. He also taught at Jerome Park and Woodburn elementary schools. He was a member of the National Education Association and local Retired Teachers Association, was Protestant by faith, and was a lifetime member of the BPO Elks Lodge 411 in Morgantown, of which he was the oldest living member.
At the age of 93, he became a published author in Goldenseal Magazine, in which he reflected on his youth in the community of Berlin. He was also consulted as a source for a feature article in the Mason-Dixonland Panorama concerning the western Monongalia folk lexicon. He was a regional historian.
Surviving are his wife of 74 years, Martha Cross Collins; one daughter, Delilah Collins Lantz, Oakland; two grandsons; and two great-grandsons.
Friends were received at the Derings Funeral Home, where a service was held on Wednesday, June. 16, with the Rev. Dr. Stacey L. Groscup officiating.
Interment was at Lawnwood Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the local BPO Elks Lodge 411 in Morgantown or the Southern Garrett Rescue Squad in Oakland, in his memory.
RAYMOND H. WILT
Raymond Henry Wilt, 75, Grantsville, died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland.
Born Feb. 9, 1929, in Jennings, he was the son of the late Ray and Gladys (Palmer) Wilt. He was also preceded in death by one son, Donald Wilt; one brother, Clair "Nook" Wilt; and two sisters, Hattie "Pat" Housel and Frances Greene.
He was a member of Jennings United Methodist Church, the Mountain Top Wagon Train, and the Turkeyfoot Fish and Game Club, and was a Confluence VFW social member. He was a truck driver for Automobile Transport Inc. prior to his retirement.
Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Louise (Skinner) Wilt, Grantsville; four sons, Kenneth Wilt, Confluence, Pa., David "Flaky" Wilt, Grantsville, Billie Joe Wilt, Rockwood, Pa., and Robert Wilt, Sherpherdsville, Ky.; four daughters, Betty Tressler, Fort Hill, Pa., Barbara Truman, Newton, W.Va., and Peggy Brown and Ellen Spiker, both of Grantsville; three brothers, Robert L. Wilt, New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Willard "Jake" Wilt, Grantsville, and Willard "Butch" Wilt, Boonesboro; one sister, Phyllis Donahue, Grantsville; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, where a service was held on Wednesday, June 16, with Pastors Mary Radford and Bill Durst officiating.
Interment was in the Grantsville Cemetery.
BETTY J. GATTO
A memorial service for Betty J. Gatto, 77, Oakland, who died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland, will be held Saturday, June 19, at Rose Hill Cemetery, Thomas, W.Va. Donald Stull will officiate the 5 p.m. service.
The Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, is in charge of arrangements.