Carol G. Vano
Carol G. Vano, 58, of Scenic Circle, Winchester, formerly of Chardon, Ohio, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Vano was born Sept. 3, 1941, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Theodore R. and Caroline Plank Gernhard. She had been a sales clerk at Sears Roebuck & Co.
She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and a graduate of Notre Dame College.
She married James F. Vano on Aug. 20, 1963, in Cleveland.
Surviving with her husband, are her mother of Mayfield Heights, Ohio; two sons, Phillip J. Vano of Winchester and Matthew J. Vano of Waynesboro; three daughters, Laura J. Puffenbarger of Winchester, Leslie J. Vano of Findlay, Ohio, and Linda V. White of Ruther Glen; four brothers, Gerald W. Gernhard of Mayfield, Richard D. Gernhard of Macedonia, Ohio, Robert F. Gernhard of Northfield Center, Ohio, and Alan F. Gernhard of Mentor, Ohio; two sisters, Jean M. Gernhard of Mayfield Heights, and Leanne Petro of Macedonia, Ohio; and five grandsons.
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Chardon. Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery, Chardon.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Jones Funeral Home and from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home, South Euclid, Ohio.
Raymond A. Silcox
Raymond Andy “Ray” Silcox, 70, of Winchester, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Silcox was born May 20, 1929, in Bell County, Ky., the son of Rueban and Mattie Duncan Silcox. He was a retired truck driver for Novick and Hemingway Trucking companies.
His wife, Cecil Rose Silcox, died in 1986.
Surviving are four daughters, Juanita Horne of McKinney, Texas, Iris Rose Shivar of Dallas, Beatrice Atkinson and Janet Hiett, both of North Augusta, S.C.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A son, Raymond Atlee Silcox, and a daughter, Reenie Mae Silcox, are deceased.
A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mike Johnston and the Rev. J. Floyd Wine officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Raymond A. Silcox Fund, c/o Jones Funeral Home, 228 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester 22601.
Garnett K. Clark
Garnett K. Clark, 80, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, in City Hospital, Martinsburg.
Mrs. Clark was born June 4, 1919, in Berryville, the daughter of Charles D. and Elizabeth Colston Kercheval. She was retired from Drug Fair and had worked at the Martinsburg Journal.
She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, James Timothy Gearing of Boston; two daughters, Patricia Ann Sullivan of Stanley and Lisa Leigh Creamer of Winchester; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A private service is planned.
Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, is handling arrangements.
Elizabeth Nemeth-Barath, 87, of 372 Spring Valley Drive, Winchester, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Nemeth-Barath was born Oct. 22, 1912, in Kenmore, Ohio, the daughter of Steve and Katherine Reisinger Miklos. She retired after 25 years as a statistical coding clerk with the federal government.
She was a member Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.
She married Dezso Nemeth-Barath on May 25, 1935. Mr. Nemeth-Barath died Sept. 30, 1969.
Surviving are a son, Dan Nemeth-Barath of Winchester; a sister, Mary Zuni of Canal Fulton, Ohio; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
An infant daughter, and a son, Bela “Bill” Nemeth-Barath, are deceased.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, with Father Stanley J. Krempa officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Montgomery County, Md.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Omps Funeral Home, where a Rosary service will be at 8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 130 Keating Drive, Winchester 22601 or to C-CAP, P.O. Box 2112, Winchester 22604.
Kenneth M. Furchak
Kenneth Michael Furchak, 74, of 241 Fredericktowne Drive, Stephens City, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Furchak was born June 17, 1925, in East Orange, N.J., the son of Michael and Barbara Furchak. He retired from General Electric after 47 years.
He was a Navy veteran and attended Princeton University.
He was married to Julia Elouise Vetter.
Surviving with his wife, are a son, Kevin Kenneth Furchak of Stephens City; a stepson, Eddie Miko of Wilmington, N.C.; and four grandchildren.
A private service is planned.
Omps Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Elizabeth Crouse, 92, of Route 1, Paw Paw, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at Hampshire Memorial Hospital, Romney, W.Va.
Mrs. Crouse was born April 15, 1907, in Morgan County, W.Va., the daughter of Arthur P. and Ida Lewis Mason.
She was married to Delby T. Crouse, who died in 1968.
Surviving are a brother, Gilbert Mason of St. Louis; and a sister, Dorothy Leach of St. Louis.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Union Christian Church, Slanesville, W.Va., with Minister Cliff Rayburn officiating. Burial will be in Old Kidwell Cemetery, Slanesville.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the time of the service at the church.
Giffin Funeral Home, Capon Bridge, W.Va., is handling arrangements.
The place of the funeral for Karl Frederic Kellerman III, whose obituary was published April 5, has been changed.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C., with the Rev. Alex York officiating. Burial will be in Rock Creek Cemetery.
Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, is handling arrangements.
William J. Coffman
William John Coffman, 86, of Front Royal, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at the Heritage Hall Health and Rehab Center in Front Royal.
Mr. Coffman was born Aug 24, 1913, in Bowman’s Crossing, Edinburg, the son of Richard Lee and Bertha M. Bowers Coffman. He was a graduate of Edinburg High School and joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1933. He was an expert rifleman and served as a Marine guard at the American Embassy in Peking, China until 1937.
He was a patrolman with the Metropolitan Police Department, a guard at Avtex, a storekeeper for General Chemical, a Realtor and a broker. He opened Bill’s Sporting Goods in Front Royal in July of 1948 and retired in December of 1997.
He served as trustee of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, as president of the Front Royal Lions Club where he received the Melvin B. Jones Award, and was a member of the Warren County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America and the Masonic Unity Lodge 146 A.F.&A.M.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years Cathaleen Scott Coffman; a son, Scott W. Coffman of Salem; three daughters, Carol Steele, Sylvia Baumgardner, and Roxanna C. Leonard all of Front Royal; two sisters, Nancy Miller of McLean and Marianne C. Berger of Lakewood, Colo.; nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gerald T. Coffman.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Front Royal with the Rev. Robert Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Junior Griffith, Donald Coffman, Gene McEatheron, Ray McDonald, John Baumgardner Sr., Richard Zimer, Eugene Miller, and Walter Miller.
There will be a masonic service a 7 p.m. Friday at the Maddox Funeral Home following which the family will receive friends until 9 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, P.O. Drawer 1109, Front Royal or the Front Royal Lions Club, P.O. Box 402, Front Royal.
Pleasant R. Ely
Pleasant Ruth Ely, 101, of Grant County Nursing Home, Petersburg, W.Va., formerly of Kirby, W.Va., died Monday, April 10, 2000, at the nursing home.
Mrs. Ely was born Nov. 7, 1898, in Kirby, the daughter of Frank and Sarah Frye Timbrook. She was a charter member of Hott’s Chapel United Methodist Women, Kirby.
She was married to Clarence Ely, who died Oct. 21, 1979.
Surviving are four sons, Clarence Ely Jr. of Kirby, Vernon Ely of Silver Spring, Md., Joseph Ely of Moorefield, W.Va., and Richard Ely of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three daughters, Maxine Brelsford of Clarksburg, W.Va., Louise Jones of Capon Bridge, W.Va., and Genevieve Boozer of Chambersburg, Pa.; 18 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, W.Va., with the Rev. Kenneth Phares officiating. Burial will be in Hott’s Chapel Cemetery, Kirby.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hott’s Chapel Cemetery, c/o Eileen Hott, HC-79, Box 68 Romney, W.Va. 26757 or to Grant County Nursing Home, Petersburg, W.Va.
Marie S. Forsyth
Marie S. Forsyth, 77, of Winchester, died Monday, April 10, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Forsyth was born April 14, 1922, in Winchester, the daughter of Robert R. Santimier and Bessie M. Carter. She was a longtime member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Winchester.
Surviving are a son, Younis Forsyth of Derwood, Md.; three daughters, Virginia Sims of Martinsburg, W.Va., Sandra Cooke of Greencastle, Pa., and Linda Michael of Winchester; a sister, Dorothy McCarroll of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Mount Hebron Cemetery, with the Rev. James Utt officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, Virginia Chapter, 3805 Cutshaw Ave., Richmond.
Omps Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Jesse J. Lupton
Jesse Joseph Lupton, 81, of P.O. Box 23, Yellow Spring, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Lupton was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Capon Bridge, W.Va., the son of James T. and Frances Boone Lupton. He was a truck driver for Time-DC Trucking Co.
He was a member of Hebron Lutheran Church in Yellow Spring and attended Willow Chapel United Methodist Church, Capon Springs, W.Va. He was a member of Moorefield Masonic Lodge No. 29, Upper Potomac Shrine Club, Baker Mountain Hunt Club, Capon Springs Hunt Club, Teamsters Local 29 Retirees Association, and was a life member of Cacapon Rod & Gun Club.
He married Lois Heare on April 11, 1941, in Cumberland, Md.
Surviving with his wife, are four sons, J. Keith Lupton of Grasonville, Md., and Barry L. Lupton, Randy L. Lupton, and Joseph B. Lupton, all of Yellow Spring; two daughters, Sue C. Lupton of Yellow Springs and Judy A. Shade of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; a sister, Fern Jennings of Martinsburg, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Hebron Lutheran Church, Yellow Spring, with the Rev. Gregory R. Kenney and the Rev. Rob Lovett officiating. Burial will be in Hebron Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Keith Lupton, Barry Lupton, Randy Lupton, Joseph Lupton, Jamie Lupton, and Brent Lupton.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Giffin Funeral Home, Capon Bridge, W.Va.
Memorials may be made to Capon Springs Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 366, Capon Springs, W.Va. 26823.
LaVerne A. Riddle
LaVerne Anne Godlove Riddle, 38, of 22 Emery St., Harrisonburg, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, in Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg.
Mrs. Riddle was born April 28, 1961, in Harrisonburg, the daughter of Dorman L. and Juanita Seldon Godlove.
She was a pediatric, medical, and surgical clerk at Rockingham Memorial Hospital.
She was a member of Heishman Chapel United Methodist Church, Baker, W.Va., and a 1979 graduate of Mathias (W.Va.) High School.
She married James E. Riddle on May 26, 1990, in Mathias.
Surviving with her husband and her parents, of Baker, W.Va., are two sisters, Teresa Godlove Halterman and Denise Godlove Fansler, both of Mathias, a brother, D.L. Godlove Jr. of Baker, W.Va., and her maternal grandfather, J.H. Seldon of Mathias.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, W.Va., with the Rev. Jonathan Hedrick and minister Larry Wilkins officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Lost City.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where friends may call anytime after 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Alvah H. Long
Alvah Harding Long, 78, of Millwood Pike, Winchester, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Long was born Jan. 25, 1922, in Middletown, the son of Newton Daniel and Blanche Ridings Long.
He was the retired owner of Silver Diner Restaurant, which he owned for 40 years.
He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles No 824.
He was married to Helen Marie Putman Long.
Surviving are a son, Raymond Newton Long of Winchester; two daughters, Estella Marie Kline and Juanita Kay Fincham, both of Winchester; a brother, Lawrence Long of Winchester; a sister, Ruby Funkhouser Diffenderfer of Winchester; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg, with the Rev. Chad Dunford officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Middletown.
Pallbearers will be Donald M. Walter IV, Herbert N. Kline, Harold M. Fincham, Raymond H. Long, Robby N. Long, and Scott M. Fincham.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family will meet there at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester 22601, or Winchester Grace Brethren Church Building Fund, 645 Berryville Ave., Winchester 22601.
James L. Craig
James L. Craig, 75, formerly of Winchester, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, in the VA Hospital, Elsmere, Del.
Mr. Craig was born May 10, 1924, in Front Royal, the son of Jamison McKinley Craig and Nellie Ritenour Craig.
He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II as a B-17 Armorer gunner and was a P.O.W. in Germany. He was awarded the Purple Heart.
He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Surviving are two daughters, Christina Everhart of Newark, Del., and Anita Craig of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Nellie Morris of Front Royal and Peggy Fincham of Charlottesville; a brother, Albert Craig of Front Royal; and four grandsons.
A funeral will be at 3 p.m. April 11 in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the National World War II Memorial Fund, 2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 501, Arlington 22201.
Faries Funeral Directors Inc., Smyrna, Del., is handling arrangements.
Mary M. Fugate
Mary McKinney Fugate, 62, of Milton, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, in St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, W.Va.
Mrs. Fugate was born Aug. 18, 1937, in Grafton, W.Va., the daughter of Randall Hodges and Leona Heavner McKinney.
She was a retired teacher at Milton Middle School and a member of Milton United Methodist Church.
She was married to Samuel Tyler “Todd” Fugate.
Surviving with her husband, are a son, Todd Fugate of Zanesville, Ohio; a daughter, Randalee DeJong of Milton; two sisters, Joan Ott of Stephens City and Joyce Nail of Gore; a brother, Randall McKinney Jr. of Wheeling, W.Va.; and a grandson.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Milton United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1336 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington, W.Va. 25701 or to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, W.Va. 25709.
Heck Funeral Home, Milton, is handling arrangements.
Karl F. Kellerman III
Karl Fredric Kellerman III, 63, of 1829 Withers-Larue Road, Berryville, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Kellerman was born April 17, 1936, in Glen Ridge, N.J., the daughter of Karl Fredric and Margaret Phillips Kellerman. He was an engineer in the aerospace industry.
He was a 1961 graduate of the Air Force Academy. He was a captain in the Air Force and served in Vietnam.
Surviving are two daughters, Karen K. Groover of Sterling and Aimee M. Kellerman of Garden Grove, Calif.; three sons, David T. Kellerman of Raleigh, N.C., Karl F. Kellerman IV of Alexandria, and Paul L. Kellerman of Arlington; and five grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C., with the Rev. Alex York officiating.
Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, is handling arrangements.
Maude E. Lilly
Maude Emma Lilly, 90, of Front Royal, died Monday, April 3, 2000, in Lynn Care Nursing Center.
Mrs. Lilly was born Aug. 27, 1909, in Summers County, W.Va., the daughter of Albert and Lythenia Lilly Pack.
She was a member of the Pentecostal Church in Bunker Hill, W.Va.
She was married to Oliver E. Lilly.
Surviving are three sons, Archie L. Lilly of Front Royal and Donald R. Lilly of Bunker Hill, and James F. Lilly of Chester Gap; four daughters, Jewel L. Bailey of Loraine, Ohio, Leta J. North and Macie D. Welch, both of Front Royal, and Frances J. Palmer of Woodstock; 43 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home, Front Royal, with the Rev. James Burke officiating. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Jim Lilly, Tim Palmer, William North, Dewey Welch, Wyatt Lilly, and Randy Lilly.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 202 N. Washington St., Winchester 22601.
Patricia M. Anderson
Patricia “Trisha” McMorrow Anderson, 45, of Herndon, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, in Hospice of Northern Virginia.
Mrs. Anderson was born July 7, 1954, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Horace Mallow McMorrow and Victoria Ambrose McMorrow.
She had worked in customer service for a courier business.
She was married to Gregory P. Anderson.
Surviving with her husband, are a son, Benjamin Patrick Anderson of Herndon; a daughter, Elisabeth Marie Anderson of Herndon; her mother of Alexandria; her brother, Horace Mallow McMorrow Jr. of Oviedo, Fla.; and a sister, Linda M. Taylor of Winchester.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Herndon. Burial will be in Fairfax Memorial Park.
Green Funeral Home, Herndon, is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northern Virginia, 6566 Arlington Blvd., Suite 500, Falls Church 22042.