Area Obituaries

Elma K. Kesler

Elma K. Kesler 1933-2018 Elma Kathleen Kesler of Frederick County, Virginia passed this life on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Winchester Medical Center. Elma was born August 3, 1933 at the Bowers farm near Largent, West Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Carl W. Bowers and Vesta Bowers Sharp. After graduating from…

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Kathryn L. Eppinger

Kathryn L. Eppinger 1931-2018 Kathryn “Kate” Louise Rankin Eppinger, age 87, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., went to be with her Lord on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Extended Care Facility of War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs. Kate was born August 24, 1931 in Brosius, Morgan County, W.Va. She was the daughter of the…

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Dorothy J. Beeler

Dorothy J. Beeler 1941-2018 Dorothy Jean Beeler, 77, of Berkeley Springs, died Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born June 3, 1941 in Morgan County, she was the daughter of the late Jerry Franklin and Grace Viola Fox Householder. She was a member of Union Chapel United…

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George H. Fischer, Sr.

George H. Fischer, Sr. 1931-2018 George Henry Fischer, Sr., 87, of Berkeley Springs, died Monday, October 29, 2018 at his home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born October 7, 1931 in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Louis Walter Fischer and the late Julia Ann Ambrose Fischer Chaney. He…

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Richard Rockwell

Richard Rockwell 1932-2018 Richard Rockwell, age, 86, of Hopewell, Pa., passed away peacefully on October 18, 2018 with his family by his side. Born August 27, 1932 in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Leonard and Arrieta Rockwell. Along with his wife Yonna June Wright Rockwell he is survived by the…

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Albert G. Salter

Albert G. Salter 1926-2018 Albert G. Salter, 92, Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, October 15, 2018 at Coffman Nursing Home, Hagerstown. Born February 15, 1926 in Upland, Calif., he was the son of the late Albert G. Salter, Sr. and Geraldine Callahan. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He served in World War II as a radar specialist on the U.S.S. Elmore.…

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Ann J. O’Neal

Ann J. O’Neal 1937-2018 Ann Jeanette O’Neal, 81, of Berkeley Springs, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born August 7, 1937 in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late John Curtis, Sr. and Alice Softley Earles. She was a Christian. She graduated from…

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Ralph E. Jay

Ralph E. Jay 1948-2018 Ralph Eugene Jay, 70, of Warfordsburg, Pa., died Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Born May 11, 1948 in Artemas, Pa., he was the son of the late Leo and Margaret Schetrompf Jay. He was a member of Mays Chapel Christian Church in Warfordsburg. He graduated from Everett High School in Everett, Pa. He retired as a…

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Henry R. King

Henry R. King 1927-2018 Henry Reed King, 90, of Paw Paw, W.Va., died on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at his home. Henry was born on December 24, 1927 in Paw Paw, W.Va., a son of the late Arlof and O. Pauline King. He was a veteran in the United States Navy and worked in maintenance…

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James M. Yonker, Sr.

  James M. Yonker, Sr. 1961-2018 James Marvin Yonker, Sr., 57, of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, Pa. Born April 24, 1961 in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Ralph Marvin, Sr. and Jean Estelene Miller Yonker. He was a Christian. He attended Hancock High School in Hancock. He…

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