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Shelby Louch

Shelby Louch 1938-2022 Shelby “Jean” Louch was a caring daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She left this world peacefully on December 13, 2022 at the age of 84 from Lions Center in Cumberland, Maryland. Shelby was born to Curtis and Margaret Bohrer on April 10, 1938 in Paw Paw, West[Read More…]

Jeannine Lee DiPietro

Jeannine Lee DiPietro 1934-2022 Jeannine Lee DiPietro, 88, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died peacefully at home on December 13, 2022, surrounded by her family. Born in Morgantown, W.Va. on April 14, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Hershel Dove and Bessie Jane Blankenship Dove. She was a[Read More…]

Michael Robert Galliher

Michael Robert Galliher Michael “Mike” Robert Galliher, 84, of Doe Gully, West Virginia passed away December 13, 2022 at UMPC Western Maryland. Mike was the son of John McKinly and Bernadine Beatrice Kasekamp Galliher. He was preceded in death by brothers Leo, Gaylord, John R., and Bradley Galliher; sisters Leona[Read More…]

Dollie Nora Spencer

Dollie Nora Spencer 1931-2022 Dollie Nora Spencer, 91, of Paw Paw, W.Va. died Thursday, December 16, 2022 at UPMC in Cumberland, Maryland. She was born September 24, 1931 in Paw Paw to the late David Marcellus Anderson and Jane Creo (Brumback) Anderson. Her husband, Charles A. Spencer, Jr., died in[Read More…]

Keith H. Whetsel

Keith H. Whetsel Keith Whetsel, 54 of Hedgesville, went to be with Jesus on December 18, 2022 at his home. Born on December 21, 1967 in Cumberland, Maryland, he was the son of Carole Whetsel and the late Ralph Whetsel. Keith worked at Argos for 26 years. He enjoyed hunting,[Read More…]

Betty Louise Robertson Weaver

Betty Louise Robertson Weaver 1931-2022 Betty Louise Robertson Weaver, 91, of Paw Paw, West Virginia died at her home in Paw Paw on Thursday, December 15, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was born at home in Paw Paw on April 1, 1931, and was the daughter of the[Read More…]

Mary Susan Snidemiller

Mary Susan Snidemiller 1948-2022 Mary Susan “Susie” Snidemiller, age 74, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Monday, December 12, 2022 at Willow Tree Health Center in Charles Town, W.Va. Born August 28, 1948 in Berkeley Springs, WV, she was the daughter of the late John Brewer and Grace Belle Stotler[Read More…]

Blanche Louise Anderson

Blanche Louise Anderson 1934-2022 Blanche Louise Anderson, age 88, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Monday, December 19, 2022 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born October 5, 1934 in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry Rumble and[Read More…]

Violet Jean Sheeder

Violet Jean Sheeder Violet Jean Sheeder, age 77, transitioned on December 14, 2022, one day shy of her late daughter, Valarie Jean Sheeder/Runyon’s birthday. Violet’s family believes that Virl Jr., her late husband and Valarie had a joyous reunion and birthday party on December 15th. Violet is survived by her son,[Read More…]

Christmases at the Park View Inn

 Christmas cards sent out each year from The Harmison’s, owners of the Park View Inn (now The Country Inn) are part of a local resident’s collection, which they shared with The Morgan Messenger. The Inn was famed for its holiday decorations and parties, and for its delicious food. Each card[Read More…]