Area Obituaries

Richard E. Ryan

Richard E. Ryan 1940-2021 Richard E. Ryan, 80, of Paw Paw, W.Va. passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Hampshire Memorial Hospital Extended Care in Romney, W.Va. He was born August 7, 1940 at Cumberland, Maryland and was the son of the late Con Ryan and Joy Sirbaugh Ryan. He had worked for Consolidated Orchard,…

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Carl C. Spencer

Carl C. Spencer 1931-2021 Born May 23, 1931, in Paw Paw, W.Va. and departed this earth on January 12, 2021 from WVU Berkeley Medical Center due to COVID-19 complications. He was the only child of the late Della Spencer, of Paw Paw, W.Va. Carl, also known as “Ras” to his family, had an amazing and…

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Linda D. Lefever

Linda D. Lefever 1952-2021 Linda Darlene Lefever, 68, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, January 8, 2021 at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs. Services and interment will be private. Arrangements by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  

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Douglas S. Barnes

Douglas S. Barnes 1993-2021 Douglas Scott Barnes, age 27, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. died on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at his home. Born February 8, 1993 in Berkeley County, W.Va., he is the son of Bonnie Louise Hosgood Cannon of Berkeley Springs and the late Ralph Douglas Barnes. He worked as a Tree Trimmer with…

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Christopher M. Forney

Christopher M. Forney 1976-2021 Christopher Michael Forney, age 44, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at his home. Born September 29, 1976 in Manassas, Va., he was the son of Michael Francis Forney and his wife Millette of Luray, Va. and Debra Marie Rudasill Forney Walker and her husband Kenneth of…

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Martha V. Rider

Martha V. Rider 1925-2021 Martha Viola Rider (Siegner), age 95 of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Thursday, January 14, 2021 in her home. Born April 22, 1925 in Hyndman, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Adam Siegner and Oral (Mull) Siegner. Martha was a Christian and lived her life daily based on her…

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Amanda E. Edwards

Amanda E. Edwards 1987-2020 Amanda Elaine “Lil Tubba” Edwards, age 33, of Hancock, Md., died on Friday, December 25, 2020 in Eureka, Calif. Born September 11, 1987 at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., she was the daughter of George Allen Edwards of Springfield, W.Va. and Elaine Bishop Cochran of Hancock, Md.…

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Teresa Sullivan

Teresa Sullivan Teresa Sullivan, a resident of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died unexpectedly on January 6, 2021 at the age of 39. Teresa enjoyed exploring and visiting local coffee shops. Her true happiness was being in Florida carefree and dreaming of the future with her children. Teresa was a very loving, soft spoken and a trustworthy…

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Cindy D. Landers

Cindy D. Landers 1959-2021 Cindy Diane Landers, age 61, of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away at her home on Monday, January 4, 2021. Born November 16, 1959, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Franklin R. Young, Jr. and Joan A. (Shoemaker) Young; and the wife of Victor W. Landers, Jr. She…

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Michael D. Burkey

Michael D. Burkey 1962-2021 Michael David Burkey, age 58, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Winchester Medical Center. Born July 16, 1962 in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Joseph Jerome and Rosemary Leonard Burkey. He was a Catholic. Michael was a graduate of Bishop Walsh High…

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