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Hammond, Howard  
Howard H. Hammond South Boston, VA Howard Hardey Hammond died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the age of 91. He was born in Reisterstown, MD on July 2, 1924, the son of the late Charles Louis Hammond and the late Mary Dulany (Yellott) Hammond. Hardey was one four brothers who all served in WWII; he was a radioman at U.S. Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, MD. After the war, he built homes in Reisterstown and Glyndon, including the family home in Glyndon he occupied with wife, Doris, for 55 years. They were married 70 years before her passing in 2015. He was employed by the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. in Baltimore, MD and later founded Glass and Mirror, Inc. in Hanover, which he owned and managed for over 30 years. He built fine furniture in his home workshop. After retirement, Doris and Hardey traveled extensively, visiting numerous National Parks and international destinations. He was a generous and kind person, with an easy laughter and abiding love for Doris. He is survived by a son, Randy Hammond of Bellevue, WA; and a daughter, Peggy Hammond and her husband, Grant Ellwood of Clover, VA. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Jr., William, and Southgate Yellott "Bud" Hammond. As per family request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Sentara Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592. Online condolences may be made at brookslyon.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 25, 2016

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Flanagan, Ryan  
Ryan P. Flanagan September 2,1986 - June 20, 2016 East Berlin Ryan P. Flanagan, 29, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016, at his home. He was the husband of Amanda L. (Krebs) Flanagan, with whom he shared nine years together. Born September 2, 1986, in Washington, PA, he was the son of Scot P. and Sherri L. (Andreolli) Flanagan of Washington. Ryan was employed with Con Agra Foods in Hanover. He was a 2005 graduate of New Oxford High School, a graduate of UTI, and a member of the Moose, Home Assoc. and Fish & Game Assoc. all of McSherrystown. Ryan enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his children, Callie and Cole. Surviving also are his brother, Tim Flanagan of Washington; maternal grandparents, Rich and Donna Andreolli of Meadowlands; paternal grandparents, David and Judy Flanagan of Washington; parents in-law, Chris And Kerry Krebs of Cameron, MO; sisters in-law, Kate Krebs and Bobbie Laur; brothers in-law, John Laur and Erich Krebs; and three nephews, Charlie, Crosby and Max. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11 am Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown with Jay Bankert officiating. Burial will be private. Friends and relatives will be received Friday 5 to 8 pm. at the funeral home. www.murphyfuneralhomeinc.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016
Franklin, Anna  
Anna M. Franklin Westminster, MD Anna Mae Franklin, 85, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Dove House in Westminster. Born March 10, 1931 in Manchester, she was the daughter of the late Sterling J. Greenwood and Margaret E. Greenwood, nee Coppersmith. She was the wife of Sterling "Bud" Franklin, who passed away in 1979. She attended Calvary Bible Church. Years ago, she worked for Black & Decker and was an Avon representative, finally retiring from Hampstead Elementary School as a teacher's aide while spending her time in retirement working for Stepping Stones Daycare. She is survived by her sons, Mark V. Franklin and wife, Deborah of Hanover, and Jack T. Franklin and wife, Amy Trump of Winfield; her grandson, Dylan Franklin; her brother, Gene Greenwood and wife, Phyllis; and was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Payne and husband, Bob; her siblings, Joe, John, and Bill Greenwood, and Mary Rudisill. The family will receive friends 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A., 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester, MD (21102), where a funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday. Interment will be in Linganore Cemetery, Linganore. Online condolences may be offered at eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016
Martz Sr., James  
James A. Martz Sr. January 2, 1948 - June 18, 2016 Hanover James A. Martz, Sr., 68, entered into eternal life with the Lord that he loved and trusted, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his residence. Born January 2, 1948, in Hanover, he was the son of the late John J. and Dorothy A. (Miller) Martz. James attended South Western High School and went on to become a top sales performer at Cramer's Zeigler Tires. He then retired from the family business, Martz Bros. Painting. During his life, James enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, hunting, fishing, gardening, woodworking, auto racing, farming, and raising animals. He is survived by his former wife and friend, Karen L. (Sprenkle) Martz of Hanover; sons, James A. Martz, Jr. and wife, Grace of Spring Grove and Rick A. Martz and wife, Karen L. of Hanover; daughters, Tammy S. Redding and husband, Craig of Hanover, and Julie A. Wright and husband, Scott of Spring Grove; and son, David J. Smith and wife, Gina of Felton; 13 grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth E. Martz, Sr. and Ronald M. Martz; sisters, Barbara A. Stevens and Joanne M. Geiman, all of Hanover; and numerous nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by brothers, George F. Martz and John J. Martz; sister, Rose Hess; and special niece, Nancy A. Fink. A service to celebrate and remember James' life will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, with his nephew, the Rev. Kenneth E. Martz, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent Cemetery, Hanover. A viewing and time to share memories with the family will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in James' memory may be made to Covenant Life Missions International Church, 114 Ruth Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331. Arrangements entrusted to the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St, Hanover. www.kenworthyfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016
Mattson, Margaret  
Margaret J. Mattson Gettysburg Margaret Jean Mattson, 80, died on June 21st at York Hospital surrounded by her husband and three daughters. Born March 4, 1936 in Chicago, IL to Ruth and Woodruff Almlof, she is survived by her husband of 59 years, Karl Mattson. Margaret graduated from North Park Academy in Chicago and with a Bachelor's degree in English from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. She taught Language Arts in Los Angeles, CA; Rock Island, IL; Branford, CT; Brooklyn, NY; Hyde Park, IL; and for more than 20 years at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Gettysburg. Margaret loved to teach grammar, composition, bake bread, make clothes and Halloween costumes for her children and grandchildren, read and entertain. She is also survived by her daughters, Martha Inch (Frank Michels) of Orcas Island, WA, Kristin Mattson (Carl Ashford) of Omaha, NE and Katy Mattson (Andy Knox) of Biglerville; her grandchildren, Joshua Inch, Molly Ashford and Noah Mattson; and her brother, John Almlof of Tallahassee FL. She is preceded in death by her grandson, Nathan Ashford. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on June 26 at the Gettysburg College Christ Chapel. All are invited to celebrate her life with the family at the Mattson's, immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St Francis Xavier Catholic School to be used for scholarships for Spanish speaking students. To donate please call 717-334-4221 or e-mail bsieg@sfxs.org. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016
McCullough, Margaret  
Margaret V. McCullough Manchester, MD Margaret V. McCullough, 88, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Long View Nursing Home, Manchester. She was the wife of Carl M. McCullough, her husband of 68 years. Born April 9, 1928 in Manchester, she was the daughter of the late Clayton M. Black and Bertha Mae Black, nee Miller. She was a lifelong active member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she worked on the altar guild, taught Sunday school and Catechize classes, and was a member of the Women of Evangelical Lutheran Church. She retired in 1991 from Black & Decker after 25 years of service. She enjoyed gardening, needle work, traveling, acting in community plays with Manchester Volunteer Fire Department, and spending time with her family. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and John Dixon of Hampstead, Karen and D. Farley of Westminster, and Sandra Shaw of Hanover; her seven grandchildren; her six great-grandchildren; and is predeceased by her siblings Marie Gieman, Miriam Thompson, Hilda Hesson, Ruby Davis, Maurice, Cletus, and Richie Black. The family will receive friends 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL, P.A., 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester (21102) and 10 a.m. until time of funeral service, 11 a.m., Monday, at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3184 Church Street, Manchester with her pastor, the Rev. Charles Marshall officiating. Interment will follow in the New Lutheran Cemetery. Online condolence may be offered at eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016
Rebert, Verna  
Verna C. Rebert April 25, 1927 - June 21, 2016 Hanover Verna C. Rebert, 89, entered into God's eternal care, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 with family by her side. Born April 25, 1927 in Jackson Township, PA, she was the daughter of the late Emory L. and Lula R. (Riley) Mummert. She was the loving wife of Stewart S. Rebert with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Verna owned and operated Grandview Beauty Salon until her retirement in 1989. Mrs. Rebert was a member of St. David's (Sherman) United Church of Christ, Hanover, where she served on various committees including the Mission Committee. During this time, she participated in the Pauline Hess Sunday School Class and spent many hours making chicken corn soup for social events. Verna was a representative for Homewood at Plum Creek of Hanover and the Hoffman Home for Children. She also donated her time to the PAL Lunch Program.Verna crocheted many afghans, bedspreads, tablecloths and doilies as gifts for family and friends. She loved baking cookies and would make cookie plates to share at Christmas that consisted of ten to twenty varieties. Time spent tending to her roses was important to her but she greatly treasured the moments shared with her family. In addition to her husband Stewart, Verna is survived by her daughter, Julie Conrad and husband Timothy of Hanover, her step-daughter, Donna Adams and her husband, Dwight "Squire" Adams of Sherrills Ford, NC, grandchildren; Joshua Gunnet and wife, Susan, Krystle Conrad and husband, Michael, Lucas Conrad, Justin Adams and wife, Jennifer, Juel Adams Boes and husband, Nick, Jarrod Adams and wife, Shanon; great-grandchildren, Brady, Bryce, Shane, Sophie, Kiera, Keilan, Karson, Ryan, Laine, Eli, Isabel; brothers, Marvin Mummert and wife, Anna Mae, Glen Mummert and wife, Nancy, Gerald Mummert and wife, Sonja; and her sister Helen Kraft and husband, John. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Penny Becker Gunnet; her brother, David Mummert; and her sister, Anna Warner.Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Friday, June 24, 2016 at St. David's (Sherman) United Church of Christ, 142 Hobart Road, Hanover, with her pastor, the Rev. Scott A. Sager officiating. A viewing will be held from 1-2 pm, Friday at the church. Following cremation, burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Verna to St. David's (Sherman) United Church of Christ, 142 Hobart Road, Hanover, PA 17331.The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Columbia Cottage in Hanover and the VNA of Hanover and Spring Grove for their care and compassion. We also would like to thank Rev. Scott A. Sager for his spiritual support to our family during this journey.The Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016
Santiago, Jesus  
Jesus A. Santiago New Oxford Jesus A. "Macario" Santiago, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Funeral services Monday, June 27, 2016, 3 p.m. at Iglesia Restauracion CDR, 5795 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford. Visitation 2-3 p.m. at the church. Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016
Showers, Gary  
Gary L. Showers Aspers Gary L. Showers, Sr., 70, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his home. Funeral Services 10 a.m. Friday, June 24 at Dugan Funeral Home, Main St., Bendersville, with visitation Thursday, June 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. Condolences at DuganFH.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2016

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Blocher, Virginia  
Virginia E. Blocher Hanover Virginia E. Blocher, 87, died Saturday, June 18, at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was the wife of Charles M. Blocher for 64 years. Born Nov 7, 1928, in Baltimore City, she was the daughter of the late Frank C. Miller and Hilda (Repp) Miller Hartung. Virginia was a 1946 graduate of Montgomery Blaire High School, Silver Spring, Md. and also attended Washington College. She was a secretary for Montgomery Jr. College. Surviving in addition to her husband are her son, Paul H. Blocher and Susan of Little River, S.C.; her daughter, Ginger (Blocher) Fisher and Bill of Silver Spring, Md.; her six grandchildren: Paul J. Blocher, Pamela E. Blocher, Ashley Abbamonte, Allison Salkeld, Mason Fisher and Cindy Cooper; and her six great-grandchildren: Layla, Reid and Clair Blocher, Piper Abbamonte and Justin and Ryan Cooper. Virginia was predeceased by her brother, Frank Blaine Miller. She enjoyed golfing and playing bridge and being with her family. Private graveside services will be held at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown, with the Rev. Alex Martini officiating. Online condolences may be shared on www.littlesfh.com
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