Area Obituaries

Betty A. Wertz

Betty A. Wertz 1935-2020 Betty Ann Wertz, age 85, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed from her earthly life to eternal life late Friday night, July 31, 2020 at the Valley Health Hospital, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born June 19, 1935 in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Edward, Sr. and Edith (Henry) Unger;…

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Geraldine A. Hill

Geraldine A. Hill 1915-2020 Geraldine A. Hill, 105, passed away July 31, 2020, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. Born in Berkeley County, W.Va., on March 26, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Otterbein and Effie DeHaven Stuckey. She was a masseuse at the Berkeley Springs State Park for many years. Survivors…

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Timothy L. Kelly

Timothy L. Kelly 1967-2020 Timothy Lee Kelly, age 53, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Monday, July 27, 2020 at his home. Born January 1, 1967 at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of Gloria Jean Barney Kelly of Berkeley Springs and Ronald Clay Kelly of N. Myrtle Beach, S.C. He…

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Hugh Raymond Bohrer, Sr.

Hugh Raymond Bohrer, Sr. 1937-2020 Hugh Raymond Bohrer, Sr., age 83, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. died on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va. Born March 6, 1937 in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Raymond Howe and Gertrude Susan Bohrer Bohrer. He was a member of Highland…

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Sandra M. Thomas

Sandra M. Thomas 1963-2020 Sandra M. Thomas was devoted to her children, loved paddle boarding and hiked all over the country. She was a beach comber, an accomplished singer and performed with a variety of bands in her youth. She loved to cook and garden and go to the theater. She was a voracious reader…

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William N. O’Grady

William N. O’Grady William Neville O’Grady, age 90, (formerly of Berkeley Springs W.Va. & Wheaton, Ill.), dedicated husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to so many, died peacefully at the home of his daughter, Kathleen, on July 26, 2020, while under the care of Hospice. Bill had a passion for camping and mountain climbing in…

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Wade H. Cox

Wade H. Cox 1939-2020 Wade Hampton Cox, age 81, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Hampshire Memorial Hospital in Romney, W.Va. Born March 25, 1939 in Fairfax, Va., he was the son of the late William Graydon and Anna Marie Rabold Cox. He was a Christian. He attended public schools…

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Philip T. “P.T.” McIntire

Philip T. “P.T.” McIntire 1921-2020 Philip T. “P.T.” McIntire, 99, of White Post, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Mr. McIntire was born June 20, 1921; the son of Thomas and Ivy Russell Crouse McIntire. He was raised on a cattle and vegetable farm near Unger, W.Va. where he and his father did all their farm…

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Joseph Hrivnak

Joseph Hrivnak 1935-2020 Joseph Hrivnak, age 85, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020. He was born January 2, 1935 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, son of Martin and Susan Hrivnak. He was married to Shirley Thompson on January 27, 1956. He worked at Bethlehem Steel and also worked as a carpenter including work for Coolfont…

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Estella Ruth Keefer

Estella Ruth Keefer 1931-2020 Estella Ruth Keefer, age 88, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., passed away at her home on July 28, 2020. Born September 7, 1931, in Needmore, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Bradie and Lenore (O’Rourke) Truax. She is survived by two sons, Allen Leon Keefer, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and…

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