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Area Obituaries

Dr. Ralph Edward Thomas

Dr. Ralph Edward Thomas 1962-2021 Dr. Ralph Edward Thomas, 59, of Williamsport, Pennsylvania passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on February 17, 1962 to Dr. Frank B Thomas III and Marion Reich Thomas of Hancock, Maryland. Ralph was the fourth of nine children, five boys…

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Margaret Joyce Gloyd

Margaret Joyce Gloyd 1943-2021 Margaret Joyce Gloyd, age 78, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at the Canterbury Center in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Born August 24, 1943 in Glendale, S.C., she was the daughter of late Norman and Daisy Pearl Ward Leatherwood. She attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Great Cacapon.…

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Gerald E. Widmyer

Gerald E. Widmyer 1939-2021 Gerald Eugene “Dumpy” Widmyer, 82, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, October 16, 2021 at War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs. Born September 28, 1939. Graveside services will be November 14, at 1 p.m. at Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs. Arrangements are being handled by Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 36 S. Green Street, Berkeley Springs.

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Aaron E. Silver

Aaron E. Silver 1970-2021 Aaron E. Silver, 51, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born January 21, 1970 at Fort Rucker, Ala., he was a son of Irvin E. “Gene” and Teresa Davison Silver. Aaron was a graduate of the Chambersburg Area Senior High School and went on…

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Dr. Colette Sue Deschamps Dardar

Dr. Colette Sue Deschamps Dardar Dr. Colette Sue Deschamps Dardar, 69, of Hancock Md., passed away on October 15, 2021 at Doey’s House Hospice in Hagerstown, Md. She enjoyed a full summer of life, after a major surgery for cancer this year, entering into eternity gently and without fear. Church fellowship, visiting and traveling with…

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Jennings Leon Vanorsdale, Jr.

Jennings Leon Vanorsdale, Jr. 1962-2021 Jennings Leon “Punkin” Vanorsdale, Jr., passed away unexpectedly at his home on October 11, 2021, and is now resting in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Jennings was born in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., on July 18, 1962, to Rosa Lea (Hovermale) and the late Jennings Leon Vanorsdale, Sr.…

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Francis Dale Trumpower

Francis Dale Trumpower 1945-2021 Francis Dale Trumpower, 76, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born January 13, 1945, in Hagerstown, Md., he is the son of Charlotte Marie (Bloyer) Trumpower (93 years old) of Hagerstown, Md. and the late Wilbur Trumpower. Dale…

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Michael Murray

Michael Murray 1948-2021 Michael Murray, 73, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Meritus Medical Center. Born May 3, 1948 in Berlin, Germany, he was the son of the late Richard Andrew and Marianne Lina (Mehrmann) Murray. Michael graduated from Hancock High School with the class of 1966. He loved…

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Boyd Price Farris

Boyd Price Farris 1926-2021 Boyd Price Farris, age 95, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at The Berkeley Springs Center LLC. Born June 23, 1926 in Great Cacapon, W.Va., he was the son of the late Boyd Price and Nellie Divelbliss Farris. He was a member of Love Assembly of God…

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Jay Warren Hammer

Jay Warren Hammer 1977-2021 Jay Warren Hammer, 44, died September 1, 2021. Born January 14, 1977 he was preceded in death by his father, Warren Hammer. Jay was raised near Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and attended Berkeley Springs High School. He later discovered home in Tennessee where he flourished and found serenity and a peaceful purpose…

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