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Obituaries for Aug. 18, 2016
BOWSER, Ruth M., 88, Friendsville.
ELLIFRITZ, Faye K., 76, Oakland.
FREEMAN, William H., 82, Westernport.
HARVEY, James W., 67, Friendsville.
MIELENZ, Klaus D., 87, Oakland.
SPEAR, Alice M., 80, Friendsville.
STEMPLE, Melvin A., Oakland, service.
Ruth M. Bowser, 88, Friendsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore. Friends were received in the Newman Funeral Home, Friendsville, where funeral services were conducted on Saturday, Aug. 13, with Rev. Charles Teets officiating. Interment was in the Asher Glade Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.
Alice M. Spear, 80, Friendsville, died on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Friendsville. Services were conducted in Friendsville United Methodist Church on Monday, August 15, with the Rev. Tim Bittinger officiating. Interment was in Steele Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Friendsville Fire & Rescue Ladies Auxiliary or Northern Garrett County Rescue Squad. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.
James W. Harvey, 67, Friendsville, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Oakland, .A graveside service was held on Friday, Aug. 12, at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Newburg, W.Va. Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, is in charge of arrangements.
William H. Freeman, 82, Westernport, died at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va., on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. The family received friends at the Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont, W.Va., A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Saint Peter Catholic Church in Westernport on Tuesday, Aug. 16, with Monsignor Paul Byrnes as celebrant. Interment followed at St. Peter Cemetery, with military honors provided by the Veteran’s Honor Guard from Cumberland. The family request that memorials for Bill be directed to the American Cancer Society, 24 S. Centre St. Cumberland, MD 21502.
Faye K. Ellifritz, 76, Oakland, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va, Friends will be received at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home,, Oakland, on Thursday, Aug. 18, and Friday, Aug. 19, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time a funeral service will be held, with Pastor Phillip Marcum officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the combined Honor Guard from the American Legion Post #71 and the Deer Park VFW Post #10077. Interment will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Elk Garden, W.Va., on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m.
A memorial service has been planned for Melvin Anton Stemple, 95, Oakland, who died on July 8, 2016, at Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Oakland. At Melvin's request, his body was cremated, and a memorial service will be held at Crellin Assembly of God Church on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Ray Beahm officiating. Newman Funeral Homes, Oakland, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Klaus D. Mielenz, 87, Oakland, died on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.. In accordance with Klaus’s wishes, he was cremated. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Oakland. Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, Oakland. Condolences for the family may be left at www.csfredlockfh.com
See full obituaries in the Aug. 18 issue.