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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - March 18, 2011, Bedford, Pennsylvania Friday Murch 18, 2011 a Bedford inquirer. Bedford a. A obituaries Martin t. Marty Smith Everett Martin t. Quot Marty Quot Smith 42, of Everett was called Home to be with the lord on saturday March 5, 2011. He was born aug. 20, 1968, at memorial Hospital of Bedford county a son of Lantha k. Quot tink Quot poor Williams and Roger s. Smith married to Joanne Smith Smith of Everett who survive along with his daughter Kenzie Aurora Smith at Home and his paternal grandmother Dorothy o. Smith of Everett a brother Travis l. Smith and wife Edith Pacillo Smith Boise Idaho three Sisters Crystal Smith Candace Smith and Carla Smith two nephews Henry Smith and Charles Smith and Many Loving aunts uncles cousins and friends. He was preceded in passing away by his Stepfather Melvin e. Quot Mike Quot Williams maternal grandparents Alvin and Freda Clark foor and paternal Grandfather Harry d. Smith. Marty attended the Breezewood Community Church and was a graduate of Everett area High school class of 1986. After graduation he enlisted in the United states serving As a private first class radio operator at fort Hood completing his overseas duty in Belgium and Panama returning Home in 1991 with an honorable disability discharge. After his service to his country Marty was a Home Handyman who enjoyed carpentry and was always willing to lend a hand to others. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family was a Loving and devoted father who will be greatly missed for his kind and lighthearted ways. Funeral services will be held Friday March 11, at 11 . At the Breezewood Community Church with pastor . Winck officiating. Friends May Call at Dalla Valle funeral service on thursday from 4 . To 8 ., at the Church on Friday from 10 . Until the hour of service and share memories online at . Burial will be held at Union memorial cemetery. Full military honors will be conducted by the Everett Honor guard. Memorial contributions May be made in memory of Marty to the funeral s. Willey Needmore Amanda s. Willey 30, of Needmore died sunday March 6. 2011, at meritus medical Center Hagerstown my. Born oct. 22, 1980, in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of James w. And Vicki l. Myers Willey of Needmore. She was a 1998 graduate of Southern Fulton High school Warfordsburg and was employed As manager for the vow in Breezewood. In addition to her parents she is survived by one daughter lexus Mccloskey at Home one sister. Holly Burch and husband Nick of Needmore two Brothers James c. Willey of Mcconnellsburg and Kevin j. Myers and wife. Heather of Needmore and a maternal grandmother Lora Myers of need More. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by maternal Grandfather Lee Myers and paternal grandparents Ben and Stella Willey. Funeral services will be held thursday March 10, 2011, at 11 . At the pleasant Grove Christian Church Warfordsburg the Rev. Denver a. Plessinger will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining Church cemetery. The family will receive friends wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 . At the Grove funeral Home 141 w. Main Street Hancock md., and at the Church on thursday from 10 to 11 . For the convenience of friends and family the funeral Home will be �0p6 itrbitt2 t o 8 Porfir a a. In lieu of Flowers contributions can be made to the Tower Bank great Cove Road Needmore a 17238, in Trust for lexus. Online condolences will be accepted at v. M. Swope Imler Catherine v. M. Swope 79, of Imler went Home to be with the lord on tuesday March 8, 2011, at a pm Bedford memorial Hospital. Born in Fulton county on dec. 12, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Justice and Nellie Simpson Wilson. She was the wife of the late Willis Swope. Surviving Are her children Sharon Steve Tom Audrey Julie tim Margie Stanley and Jenny numerous grandchildren numerous great grandchildren Brothers Jim Alvin and Jerry and Sisters Dawn Beryle Beverly Jean and Nellie. She was preceded in death by her Brothers Kenneth and Bruce Wilson. Catherine was a faithful and giving member of the seventh Day adventist Church in Everett and a graduate of Fulton county High school. She was known As the Best Cook and was also a very Strong and Independent woman. She was also a very giving person who never asked for and Hing in return. She was the Best Mother a person could have and gave her family strength. She loved crocheting singing playing the piano Organ and accordion writing her own songs and also made her own record. When it came to Flowers she had a Green thumb. She enjoyed watching hummingbirds and loved animals especially her beloved dog. Buttons. She will be severely missed by All who knew her. Friends and family will be received on thursday March 10, from 1 to 6 . At the j. Edward Blackburn funeral Home Alum Bank. A funeral service will be held on Friday March 11, at 11 ., with grandson in Law minister Matt Lohr officiating also at the funeral Home. Interment will be at Wells Valley methodist cemetery Fulton e. Hall Loysburg Harold e. Hall 89, of Loysburg died March 9, 2011, at the Altoona regional health system. Born dec. 17, 1921, in Loysburg he was the son of William Lloyd and Catherine Brown Hall. He married Marie c. Clapper on july 28,1942, in front Royal a. He was a member of the Loysburg United methodist Church. He was employed As a dragline operator in Broad top and Somerset for Over 40 years. He was in the Navy Seabee in world War ii. He was past president of the Waterside and Loysburg water co. And a member of the dry run Post no. 232 american legion. He is survived by four daughters Judy e. Hall and Kathryn j. Glasgow both of Lynchburg a. Carolee Davidson of Bedford and Emily j. Koontz of jacks Corner one son Jack a. Hall of Spring run three Sisters Janet Logue of Woodbury Ann Radi of Coronado Calif. Sally Seifert of Bedford one brother Herb of Loysburg nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by Brothers Kenneth Fred Richard George Ned and Jack. Friends received 6 to 8 . Sunday March 13, at the s. Gerald Weaver funeral Home and 10 to 11 ., monday March 14, at the Loysburg United methodist Church where an 11 . Service will be held by pastor Ron Doverspike. Interment in the South Loysburg cemetery. In lieu of Flowers memorials May be made to the Loysburg United methodist Church. Arrangements by the s. Gerald Weaver funeral Home h. Bob Long or. Camp Hill Robert h. Long jr., 72, of Camp Hill unexpectedly passed away on monday March 7, 2011. Known As Quot Bob Quot to his Many friends and colleagues Robert was born in Granville ., and raised in the Small town of Poultney Vermont. He was one of two sons of Robert Howard Long or. Originally from Saxton Bedford county and Sarah Mccauley Long of Hartford of Washington county He graduated from Poultney High school in 1956 where he excelled As an All state football lineman. Close friends of Bob were often entertained by stories of his wonderful youth Hunting in the forests and fishing in the lakes of Vermont As Well As his Summers spent in Saxton Bedford county visiting his father s Sisters Dorothy Delia Long and l. Maude Long Ritchey. Robert received a Bachelor of arts degree from Shippensburg University in 1965. Years later the same mater he loved to Challenge As a student honoured him with a position on the University s foundation and making him chairman of the finance committee. After College. Bob enrolled in the Dickinson school of Law. Bob excelled in his Legal studies becoming the prestigious editor of the Dickinson Law review in 1968. His skills in Legal argument helped carry his Law school s moot court team to a National Competition where they placed second among All Law schools in America. Following Law school and admission to the Pennsylvania bar Bob joined the Harrisburg Law firm of Rhoads amp sinon where he eventually became a senior partner specializing in Bonds and Public finance. In 2005 he departed Rhoads amp sinon and eventually settled in with the local Harrisburg firm of Thomas Long Niesen amp Kennard where As a partner he oversaw their Bond and Public finance division until his unexpected passing. Along with his successful professional career. Bob continually maintained his life Long interest in Hunting and the outdoors. Bob obtained an air plane pilots License with a Multi engine rating. Bob was also a 33rd degree Mason. He enjoyed spending time in Saxton visiting family and friends. He also enjoyed time with his grandchildren spending every weekend with them eating cake at their birthday parties swimming at his Pool with them in the summer and picking out special gifts for them at Christmas. Robert Long is survived by his brother Thomas Edward Long of Cazenovia His two Loving daughters Nicole Long Mccoy and Sarah Long Bachert both of Camp Hill and his combined seven grandchildren to his daughters. Funeral services will include a viewing on sunday evening at the Myers Harner funeral Home on Market Street in Camp Hill from 6 . Until 8 . A second viewing will be held at the Trinity evangelical lutheran Church on Chestnut Street in Camp Hill on monday March 14, from 10 . Until 10 45 . Followed by a masonic Only service in the Church Library at 10 45 am. A memorial service will be held at 11 . In the Trinity Church Sanctuary. A reception will follow with details provided at the Church. Burial will take place at a later private family service. The Long family respectfully asks that in lieu of Flowers donations May be made to Honor his love and lifelong commitment to education to either the Robert h. Long or. Scholarship at the Shippensburg University foundation 1871 old main drive Shippensburg a 17257 or in the name of Robert h. Long or. To the Camp Hill school District s lion foundation 2627 Chestnut Street Camp Hill a 17011.Charles Sipes Harrisonville Charles Emory Sipes 71, of Harrisonville passed away tuesday March 8, 2011, in Mcconnellsburg As a result of a vehicle Accident. Charles was born in Crystal Springs on nov. 11, 1939, the son of the late Charles Oliver and Florence May Miller Sipes. He was the husband of Ann a. Mason Sipes whom he married on january 19, 1959. In addition to his wife he is survived by son Charles Joseph Sipes of Mcconnellsburg brother Ricky Craig Sipes of Calhan Colo. Sisters Shirley Joan Sipes of Pike Darlene Doris Holmes of Pike Grandchildren Ian Charles Sipes Sarah Jane Sipes and Haleigh Maye Sipes. He was preceded in death by brother Larry Edgar Sipes and infant brother Ronald Eugene Sipes. Or. Sipes served in the . Air Force was of the protestant Faith was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Harrisonville the Mercersburg sportsman s club the Era c amp c Hunting Camp in Harrisonville past president of the of some local 2122 and several other Hunting and fishing clubs. He retired from Penn Dot and currently was a mail Carrier. Charles also was an avid Flea Market Vendor. Religious services will be held at the Howard l. Sipes funeral Home inc., Harrisonville at 2 . On tuesday March 15, with pastor William Swope officiating. Interment at Siloam United methodist cemetery Harrisonville. There will be visitation on monday March 14, from 2 to 8 . At Howard l. Sipes funeral Home inc., Harrisonville. There will also be visitation on hour before the service on tuesday at the funeral Home. Military services will be conducted by the Fulton Honor guard. Online condolences May be expressed at k. Hicklin six mile run Paula k. Hicklin 60, of six mile run died thursday March 10, 2011, at Conemaugh memorial Hospital Johnstown. She was born March 28, 1950, in six mile run the daughter of the late Chester Charles and Emma Spahn Childers. On july 28, 1967, she married Fred Hicklin and he preceded her in death on april 18,1990. She is survived by three daughters Kari Young of Everett Donna foor and her husband Matt of six mile run and Brenda Hicklin of Everett two granddaughters Takela Cornell of port Royal and Kelsey foor of six mile run and great grandchildren Rylan Dixon and Kayleigh Shearer both of port Royal. In addition she is survived by the following Brothers Philip Childers and wife Rose Hopewell Chester Childers and wife Beverly Everett Calvin Childers and wife Pat Hopewell George Childers and wife Barbara Hopewell and Dennis Childers and wife Dixie six mile run. Also surviving Are numerous nieces nephews great nieces and great nephews. Paula was of the protestant Faith. She had attended Tussey Mountain High school. She was a homemaker who enjoyed her family and friends watching Lascar westerns playing Bingo and being with her daughter s guide dogs. She was a member of the six mile run american legion Post Home association. Family and ii ends will be received from 6 to 8 . Monday March 14, at the Curtis a. Heath funeral Home Corner of Railroad Avenue and Broad Street Broad top City. Funeral services will be held at 2 . Tuesday March 15, at the funeral Home with pastor Bernie Fortna officiating. Interment in Duvall cemetery six mile run. Funeral arrangements Are Imper the direction of the Curtis a. Heath funeral Home Broad top e. Rowley or. Somerset George e. Rowley sr., 79, of Somerset passed on March 7, 2011, at select specially Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born july 15, 1931, in , he was the son of the late Clifford and Melissa Filer Rowley. He is also preceded in death by his daughter Robin infant daughter Kelly Jean and Brothers Dale and Cliiford Quot Laddie Quot or. He is survived by his beloved wife Annette Horning his dog and Good Friend Jackie children g. Edward Rowleyjr. And wife Debra of Hyndman and Ellen sibille and husband David of Springfield la. Step children Jeffrey Nibert and wife Joan of Pleasanton Calif. H. Curtis Nibert and wife Rhonda of Arlington a. Rodney Nibert and wife Darlene of Somerset and Yvonne Snyder of Somerset grandchildren Bethany and Stephen great granddaughter Aubrey eight step grandchildren and Brothers Arthur Rowley of Sewickley and Lowell Row Loy of Murrysville. George was a retired Mechanic and truck Driver who then drove school bus for Somerset area schools and also the Somerset county Bookmobile As lie was an avid Reader. He was an air Force Veteran of the korean conflict and a member of the Somerset american legion Post 181 As Well As the Hyndman Lodge 589 f. Amp a. M. A service will be held at 3 . March 19, at the Beachdale Church of the Brethren of which he was a member pastors Terry and Wanda Clark officiating. Interment at Beachdale cemetery. Memorial contributions May be sent to the Beachdale Church at 803 owl hollow Road Berlin a 15530. Arrangements by Miller funeral Home and crematory Somerset. Online condolences May be sent to Heister Hopewell Pearl Heister 91, of pipers Hill Road Hopewell passed away on thursday March 10, 2011, at her Home. She was born on april 5, 1919, in Hopewell a daughter of the late Jacob and Tressa Smith Pittman. On dec. 26, 1935, in Cumberland md., she married William Heister who preceded her in death on March 29, 1980. She is survived four children Harry Heister married to Martha Dieh Hopewell Sally married to Ronald Perrin Hopewell Richard Heister married to Eunice Morri Hopewell and Monty Heister married to Mila Price new Enterprise brother Russell Pittman Hopewell 12 grandchildren 33 great grandchildren and 16 great great grandchildren. Three Brothers and two Sisters preceded her in death Sylvester Pittman Charles Pittman Grant Pittman Molly Heister and june Fink. Mrs. Heister was of the Christian Faith. She enjoyed gardening baking and Canning. She loved being involved in her children s and grandchildren s lives. Friends May Call at the Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett on saturday March 12, from 5 to 8 . And on sunday from 1 . Until the hour of service at the funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on sunday March 13, at 2 . In the Chapel at Akers funeral Home with pastor Jerry Wright officiating. Burial will be held in yellow Creek reformed cemetery. Online condolences May be expressed at . Wilt Everett Fay b. Wilt 89, of Pointer Road Everett passed away peacefully thursday March 10, 2011, at pen Knoll Village Everett with her family at her Side. She was born Jan. 22, 1922, in rays Cove Breezewood a daughter of the late George w. And Ella Mae Metz foor. On aug. 16, 1940, in Berryville va., she married j. Paul Wilt her husband of 70 years who survives along with their son Gary and wife Lyndall Golden Wilt of Everett. She is also survived by four grandchildren Paula and husband Nathan Barkman of Breezewood Staci and husband David Morral of Clearville Michael and wife Michelle Powell Wilt of Everett Travis and wife Cathy Anderson Wilt of Mercersburg. She is survived by 12 great grandchildren Ashley Barkman and husband Stephen Mccahan Richelle Barkman and husband Daniel Weiger Morgan Barkman and Fiance Christopher Mccahan Jenna Morral and husband Justin Risbon Chelsea Kenzi and Bailey Morral Corey and Collin Wilt Jacob Bryce Macen and Carter Wilt and five great great grandchildren Ella and Lydia Faye Mccahan and Maddox Harlow and Ryker Risbon. She was preceded in death by Brothers Lawson foor Elza foor and Percy foor and Sisters Emma Patterson and Mary Davis. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of the it. Zion lutheran Church Breezewood. She was a member of the lutheran Church women a charter member of the Breezewood Volunteer fire company ladies auxiliary and the Cleo Rebecca Lodge. A lifelong homemaker on the family Dairy farm. Fay s greatest Joy was her family. Her door was always open and her cookie and iced Tea Pitcher were always full. She took great pleasure in cooking and baking and her family greatly enjoyed her Black Raspberry Jelly Christmas Quot garbage Quot and thanksgiving stuffing. She was a Loving caring and devoted wife Mother grandmother and Friend who will be greatly missed by All who knew and loved her. Family and friends will be received at Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett on sunday March 13, from 4 to 9 . And on monday from 10 . Until the hour of service at the funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on monday March 14, at 11 . In the Chapel at Akers funeral Home with pastor Curtis Bryant officiating. Burial will be held at it. Zion lutheran cemetery Breezewood. If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made in memory of mrs. Wilt to the Crystal Spring Camp meeting association do Dave Williams 231 Warrior Ridge Street Everett a 15537. Online condolences May be expressed at . A obituaries continued on Page 8 the salvation is collecting Money for the Japan disaster. If anyone would like to donate Money to the Japan disaster fund through the salvation checks can be made payable to the salvation and indicate Japan disaster fund in the memo Section. Checks May go to the salvation Western Pennsylvania division to Box 742, 700 North Bell Avenue Carnegie a 15106. Or text the words Japan or quake to 80888 to make a $10 donation. You can also Contact the salvation Ai my by calling 1-800-Sal- or online at . A a a a a the historic exhibit at the Everett free Library for april will Center on statistics for Bedford county especially Everett for the years 1878 and 1898. Presented by the bloody run historical society it can be visited at regular Library hours

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