CUMBERLAND — Norma Marie (Davis) Chaney, 92, of Cumberland, passed away on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 8, 1921, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Rebecca (Davis) and Walter J. Jenkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, John S. Chaney, who passed away June 7, 2011, and a son-in-law, James “Bromo” Ellsworth Jr.
Norma worked at the Kelly Engineering during World War II and retired from Celanese Fibers Corporation of America in 1981 after 27 years of service. She also was employed at Curtis Confectionary and Bernstein’s Furniture in Cumberland. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church.
Norma is survived by one daughter, Janet Lee Ells-worth; one son, Dr. George McKenney and wife Katherine McKenney MS, CRNP; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She requested her body be donated to the State Anatomy Board of Maryland. There will be no services.
Norma wanted to express her deepest thanks to Dr. Huma Shakil, Dr. Gregg Wolff and Dr. Boyd Sprenkle for their devotion in her care over the years.
JULIA Y. BENNETT [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Julia Yvonne Bennett (Bone) went to be with her Lord and Savior at Mon General Hospital in Morgantown July 26, 2014.
H. RUTH HETZ [Grantsville]
GRANTSVILLE — H. Ruth Hetz, 90, of Grantsville, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville.
EILEEN DIFFENDERFER [Preston]
PRESTON — Eileen Diffenderfer of Preston died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Memorial Hospital in Easton. She was 68 years old.
MARK A. FISHER [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Mark Alexander Fisher, 53, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
JAMES R. “PAPPY” DYCHE III [Glasgow, Ky.]
GLASGOW, Ky. — James R. Dyche III, “Pappy,” 72, of Glasgow, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.
WALTER L. HILLEGASS [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Walter Lester Hillegass, 75, of Cumberland, passed away on July 25, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
JAMES C. BAUER [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — James C. Bauer, 78, of Cumberland, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at home, surrounded by his family.
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MARGUERITE A. BAKER [Frostburg]
Marguerite A. Baker, 91, of Frostburg passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Western Maryland Region Medical Center.
MARGARET J. (BRAMAN) BOLINGER [Cumberland]
Mrs. Margaret Josephine (Braman) Bolinger completed her earthly experience on Friday, July 25, 2014, and has returned to be with her heavenly father.
Born Nov. 10, 1926, in Liberty, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Stanley Braman and Sophia (Heming) Braman.
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