LONACONING — Russell
Eldred Raines, 71, of E. Florida
Way, Lonaconing, passed away
on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at
Born on July 23, 1942 in
Franklin, he was the son of the
late Russell Edward Raines
and Ruth Ester (Westfall)
Raines. He is also preceded in
death by his mother-in-law, Lillian
(Wilt) Sutherland; and
father-in-law, Theodore Sutherland.
Mr. Raines was a graduate of
Bruce High School. He was a
United States Army veteran.
Mr. Raines was a steel worker,
having worked at Bethlehem
Steel in Baltimore. He was an
avid outdoorsman; he was a
great fisherman. Mr. Raines
was a wonderful husband,
father and grandfather. He
loved spending time with his
hunting and fishing friends and
he always thought of them. He
will be sadly missed by everyone.
Mr. Raines is survived by his
wife, Barbara (Sutherland)
Raines; his sons, Jerry Raines
and wife Michelle of Rawlings,
Robert Raines of Lonaconing;
his grandchildren, Jerry
Raines Jr. and fiancee Breanna
Hovell of Rawlings, Jessica
Raines of Rawlings, Russell
Raines of Rawlings, Tiffany
Raines of Rawlings; and his
Raines and Bryce Raines.
He is also survived by his siblings,
Robert Raines and wife
Elma of Westernport, Jean
Alkire and husband “Odie” of
Bel-Air, Joyce O’Neal of Westernport,
Donnie Raines and
wife Linda of Barton and Karen
Stafford and husband Bill of
Akron, Ohio. He is also survived
by a special nephew,
Kenny Alkire and wife Kim and
also numerous nieces and
Friends and family will be
received at the Boal Funeral
Home, Westernport, on Saturday
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Barton American Legion
Post 189 will conduct a service
at 7 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted
in the funeral home
chapel on Sunday at 1 p.m. with
Gary Martin officiating.
Words of comfort may be
expressed to the family at
LONACONING — Russell
CONSTANCE S. “CONNIE” MERSON [Moorefield, W.Va.]
MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Constance (Connie) Sue Merson, 71, of Moorefield, passed away on April 16, 2014, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, W.Va.
DOROTHY BENDER [Frostburg]
FROSTBURG — Dorothy E. Bender, 94, of Frostburg, passed away at her residence on Sunday, April 13, 2014, surrounded by her family.
JOY MALLOY [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Joy Malloy, 86, of Cumberland, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
RAYMOND W. “PETE” WILLS SR. [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Pete Wills, 82, of Cumberland, passed away at home on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
THOMAS S. “TOM” LEWIS [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Thomas “Tom” Samuel Lewis, 51, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home with his three daughters, family, and friends by his side.
LEATRICE M. “LEE” YOST [Oakland]
OAKLAND — Leatrice Mildred “Lee” Yost, 87, of Oakland, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
DEBRA L. FOLK [Lonaconing]
Debra Lee Folk, 54, of Lonaconing, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.
MADELINE B. “MADGE” (NETHKEN) MOATS [Hagerstown]
Madeline B. “Madge” (Nethken) Moats, of Hagerstown, passed away peacefully at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown on Sunday evening April 13, 2014.
BARRY DEAN BAKER [Cumberland]
Barry Dean Baker, 55, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home after a short battle with lung cancer.
RALPH E. “EDDIE” SNELL [Pteresburg, W.Va.]
Ralph Edmund “Eddie” Snell, 80, of Petersburg, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home.
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