Joshua M. Cintron
Joshua M. Cintron, 29, of Wilson Boulevard, Winchester, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his residence.
Mr. Cintron was born Nov. 5, 1973, in Auburn, N.Y., the son of Victor M. and Donna L. Hollenbeck Cintron.
He was employed as a medical technician at Winchester Medical Center. He served in the Air Force from 1998 to 2001.
Surviving with his parents, of Winchester, are two sisters, Rebecca L. Cintron and Cheryl H. Cintron, both of Winchester; and two brothers, Jonathan D. Cintron and Timothy D. Cintron, also of Winchester.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Decker H. Tapscott officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post No. 2123.
Pallbearers will be Jonathan Cintron, Timothy Cintron, Preston Kaczmarzewski, John Furhken, James Cintron, and Adam Smith.
The family will receive friends from 7to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
John N. Hobday
John Nelson Hobday, 75, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at his residence.
Mr. Hobday was born July 10, 1927, in Berkeley Springs, the son of Ward Lester and Myrtle Symorin Stotler Hobday.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He was first employed by the Pennsylvania Glass and Sand Company in Berkeley Springs, then at Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown, Md. He later owned and operated his own plumbing business for more than 45 years.
He was married to Bernadine Virginia Stotler.
Surviving with his wife, of Berkeley Springs, are two sons, John David Hobday and Eddie Hobday, both of Berkeley Springs; three step-sons, Ricky Pittman and Gregory Pittman, both of Berkeley Springs, and Caroll Leon Stotler of Stephens City; six sisters, June Beddow, Kathleen Hobday, Myrtle Arnold, and Darleen McBee, all of Berkeley Springs, Emily Suntag of Colton Point, Md., and Betty Stotler of Funkstown, Md.; three brothers, Ward Lester Hobday and Joseph “Buck” Hobday, both of Berkeley Springs, and Jack Hobday of Delmont, Pa.; and three grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, with Pastor Frank Bondurant and Pastor Wayne Frum officiating. Burial will be in Oakland United Methodist Church Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 today and 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church School, 3606 Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., 25411, or Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va., 25401.
Alvin C. Wigren
Alvin Carleton Wigren, 91, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his home.
Mr. Wigren was born Nov. 26, 1911, in Ossining, N.Y., the son of Arthur and Lillian Benson Wigren.
He was a graduate of New York University and served in the Army during World War II. He was employed as a sales consultant for Mercury Industries in New Jersey, retiring in 1976 after more than 20 years of service.
During recent years, he became an accomplished painter, known locally for his watercolors. His works were shown in several galleries in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
He was first married to Edna MacDonald, then Helen Lefemine, and currently to Ruth King Wigren, his wife of 24 years.
Surviving with his wife, of Berkeley Springs, are four children, Britta Voss of Nyack, N.Y., Beth Savage of Atlanta, Meg Oakes of Beacon, N.Y., and Jon Wigren of Providence, R.I.; and four stepchildren, Linda Neumann of Lancaster, Pa., Nancy Labra of Iquique, Chile, Marjorie Murray of Merengo, Ill., and Robert Gray of Berkeley Springs; a brother, Lloyd Wigren of Shepherdstown; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held Dec. 6 at Mr. Wigren’s home. Call (304) 258-5025 for details.
Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, is handling arrangements.
Larry G. Hose
Larry Gene Hose, 29, of Kearneysville, W.Va., died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, in Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va.
Mr. Hose was born May 15, 1973, in Leesburg, the son of Cleal Hose and Mary Funk Jacques. He was a carpenter.
Surviving with his father, of Moorefield, W.Va., and his mother, of Kearneysville, are two daughters, Shelby Hose and Savanna Hose at home; a son, Larry Hose Jr. at home; three sisters, Patsy Fortune of Bunker Hill, W.Va., Linda Everhart of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Michelle Myers of Kearneysville; two half sisters, Malissa Hose and Daisy Hose, both of Moorefield; two half brothers, Jose Hose of Moorefield and Cleal Hose III of Halltown, W.Va.; and his maternal grandfather, Floyd Funk of Baker, W.Va.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at McKee Funeral Home, Baker, W.Va., with the Rev. Jim Runion officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Baker.
Pallbearers will be Mark McKarty, Gary Riley, Chris Fomer, Wayne Bender, Todd Peterson, and Brandon Fortune.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Jeanette Williams, 43, of Staunton, formerly of Winchester, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, in University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.
Arrangements with Cartwright Funeral Home, Winchester, are incomplete.
Margaret P. Swinford
Margaret “Margie” Phillips Chiarolanza Swinford, 75, of Yale Drive, Winchester, died of a heart attack Jan. 23, 2003, in Jackson, Tenn.
Ms. Swinford was born April 3, 1927, in Philadelphia, the daughter of Oakley Willard and Margaret Whittaker Phillips. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are a son, Glenn J. Chiarolanza of Phoenix; a sister, Marian Phillips of Winchester; a brother, Norman Phillips of New Jersey; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was at Fellowship Bible Church in Winchester, with the Rev. John Morrison officiating. Burial was in Phoenix.
Memorials may be made to a favorite SPCA.
Elaine W. Hall
Elaine Walker Hall, 78, of West Chester, Pa., formerly of Winchester, died Jan. 30, 2003, at Brandywine Hall Care Center, West Chester.
Mrs. Hall was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Roland Page and Lona Walker Brill. She was executive director of Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, in charge of Abrams Delight, George Washington’s Headquarters, and Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters. She retired in 1989. She was a member of the D.A.R. and the Winchester Historical Society.
She graduated from Binghamton High School in Binghamton, N.Y., and earned a BA degree in fine arts at New Paltz University of New York.
She was married to Dr. E.F. Hall for 56 years.
Surviving with her husband, of Lakeworth, Fla., are two daughters, Elaine Page Thomas of Portsmouth and Scarlett Hall Thoss of West Chester; a sister, Doris Stumbris of Naples, Fla.; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
A private service is planned. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery on May 2.
Donahue Funeral Home, West Chester, is handling arrangements.
Victor A. DiMatteo Sr.
Victor Anthony DiMatteo Sr., 74, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at his home.
Mr. DiMatteo was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Rochester, N.Y., the son of Manesto and Mary Travoli DeMatteo. He was a professor at Stockton College in Pomona, N.J.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
He was married to Gwyneth Miller.
Surviving with his wife, are 14 children, Gregory DiMatteo of Shingle Springs, Calif., Vicki DiMatteo of Emmitsburg, Md., Gina Barton and Gary DiMatteo of Folson, N.J., Victor DiMatteo of Iowa, Gwyneth Hagman, Gilbert DiMatteo, Galen D. DiMatteo, Vincent DiMatteo, and Glenn DiMatteo, all of Hammonton, N.J., Gail Vineyard of Indianapolis, Gabrielle DiMatteo of Galloway, N.J., Vito DiMatteo of Egg Harbor, N.J., and Verne DiMatteo of Great Cacapon; and a brother, Guy DiMatteo of Hilton, N.Y.
A funeral liturgy will be 11 a.m. Friday in St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Egg Harbor City, N.J., with the Rev. James F. Betz officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing, N.J.
The family will receive friends from from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Atwood-Peterson O’Brien Funeral Home, Egg Harbor City, and from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Memorials for Archibald H. McComb Jr., whose obituary was published Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, may be made to Westminster-Canterbury Fellowship Fund, 300 Westminster-Canterbury Drive, Winchester 22603.
Dr. Samuel McFadden
Dr. Samuel Donald McFadden, 71, of San Francisco, formerly of Winchester, died Feb. 2, 2003.
Dr. McFadden was born Nov. 4, 1931, in Winchester, the son of Ruth Douglas and Samuel D. McFadden. He practiced medicine in San Francisco for 41 years.
He was a 1949 graduate of Handley High School and graduated from the State University of New York at Syracuse in 1953. He was in the Army from 1953 to 1955.
He graduated cum laude in 1960 from Upstate Medical Center, State University of New York at Syracuse, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He was chairman of the Department of Medicine at Mary’s Help Hospital, Seton Medical Center, from 1971 to 1974. He was clinical professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco. He served on the medical staff of St. Mary’s Franklin Davies and Seton Medical Center.
He and his wife, Rosemary Cecilia McFadden, were married 41 years.
Surviving with his wife, are three children, Edward Samuel McFadden of Arlington, and Colette Marie McFadden and Sean Gerard McFadden, both of California; two brothers, George Bruce McFadden of West Field, N.J., and James Douglas McFadden of Coral Gables, Fla.; a sister, Mary Scott “Sally” McFadden of Winchester; and three grandsons.
A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Brendan’s Church, San Francisco. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m Thursday at the chapel of Arthur J. Sullivan Funeral Home, San Francisco, and after 6: 30 p.m. Thursday at the church where a vigil service will be at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
John W. Presti
John W. Presti, 21, of Winchester died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, in Winchester Medical Center.
Arrangements with Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel, are incomplete.
Pearl G. Corbin
Pearl Gladys Corbin, 92, of Rawlings, Md., formerly of Romney, W.Va., died Sunday, March 23, 2003, at Goodwill Mennonite Nursing Home, Grantsville, Md.
Mrs. Corbin was born Feb. 17, 1911, in Shanks, W.Va., the daughter of Theodore B. and Emma Ganoe Hannas. She retired after 37 years with Celanese Corp.
She was married to Charles High Corbin, who died Nov. 1, 1979.
Surviving are a daughter, Virginia Elizabeth Beckner of Rawlings; a granddaughter, two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
A funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney, with the Rev. David Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Romney.
Margaret A. Oates
Margaret Alice Oates, 68, of Romney, W.Va., died Sunday, March 23, 2003, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Oates was born Sept. 16, 1934, in Bayard, W.Va., the daughter of Kenneth S. and Nellie Mae Griffith Wolfe.
She was married to Lee Foster Oates.
Surviving with her husband, are two sons, Gary Lee Oates of Parkersburg, W.Va., and Daniel Glen Oates of Romney; a daughter, Debra Jean Brown of Houston; five sisters, Elsie Kesner of Shanks, W.Va., Laura Wolfe of Burlington, W.Va., Betty Brubaker of Mansfield, Ohio, Tola Moreland of Sherr, W.Va., and Judith Ann Davis of Romney; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A son, Kenneth Paul Oates, is deceased.
A funeral will be noon Wednesday at Romney Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. James Pettit officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney.
Jay G. Cooper
Jay Gerard Cooper, 44, of Winchester, died Sunday, March 23, 2003, in a local nursing home.
Mr. Cooper was born April 25, 1958, in Portsmouth, the son of Robert Carl and Rosalie McGoldrick Cooper. He was an assemblyman for Northwestern Workshop. He attended St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Surviving with his father, of Washington, D.C., are six sisters, Mary Boushie of Los Angeles, Frani Boberg of Farmville, N.C., Rosalie Cooper-Chase and Martha Olivo, both of Crockett, Texas, Donna Hall of Wharton, Texas, and Maggie Frye of Winchester; and three brothers, Robert Cooper Jr. of Greenville, S.C., Joe Cooper of Grapeview, Wash., and Christopher “Kit” Cooper of Wharton.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Bill Rosenow officiating. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon until the time of the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Northwestern Workshop, 828 Smithfield Ave., Winchester 22601.
Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel, Winchester, is handling arrangements.
Ella V. Woodward
Ella Virginia Woodward, 60, of South Royal Avenue, Front Royal, died Sunday, March 23, 2003, in Warren Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Woodward was born Aug. 7, 1942, in Warren County, the daughter of Bernie “Pete” and Ella Ramey Houghton. She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Baptist Church.
Surviving are her companion, Victor Chumpitaz; a son, James Woodward of West Virginia; a daughter, Ella Ray Woodward; a brother, Larry Houghton of Mt. Jackson; and six sisters, Ester Andrews of Winchester, Mildred Barr of Front Royal, Dorothy Beatty of Strasburg, Elizabeth Hamilton, Margaret Miller, and Barbara Ritenour, all of Winchester.
A funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home, Front Royal, with the Rev. Hoover Heflin officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Houghton, Johnny Houghton, Jacob Houghton, Howard Miller, Terry Sisk, and James Andrews.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Warren Memorial Hospital, 1000 North Shenandoah Ave., Front Royal 22630.
Juanita A. Cash
Juanita Ava Cash, 59, of Augusta, W.Va., died Monday, March 24, 2003, at her home.
Mrs. Cash was born Oct. 1, 1943, in Pulasky, the daughter of Floyd and Dovie Hall Quesenberry. She worked in housekeeping at Hampshire Health Care Center, Romney, W.Va.
She was married to James R. Cash.
Surviving are two daughters, Donna Cleveland of Bridgeton, N.J., and Kimberly Testa of Vineland, N.J.; two sisters, Jenny Yeager of Spring Hill, Fla., and Virginia Petri of Ohio; a brother, James Quesenberry of Bridgeton; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at McKee Funeral Home Chapel, Augusta, with the Rev. Robert Jeffreys officiating. Burial will be in Augusta Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
James E. Dunphy Jr.
James E. Dunphy Jr., 78, of Winchester, died Friday, March 21, 2003, at his home.
Arrangements with Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, are incomplete.