Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

July 3, 2014

GERTRUDE NELSON [Westernport]

— WESTERNPORT — Gertrude (Betty) Nelson, 90, of Westernport, died at Heartland of Keyser on Thursday, July 3, 2014 after an extended illness. She was born on Aug. 22, 1923 in Frostburg. She was the daughter of the late Edward D. Smith and Gertrude (Brady) Smith. Her husband, Robert F. Nelson and her son, Robert E. Nelson preceded her in death, as well as one grandson and one great-grandson.

She is survived by her sons, James T. Nelson of Fulton, Tenn., and William S. Nelson and wife Cindy of Westernport, and her daughters, Margaret (Peggy) Hawk and her husband James (Butch) of Mineral, Va., and Irene Pence and husband Gary of Luray, Va. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and several devoted cousins.

Betty was a member of Saint Peter’s Catholic Church in Westernport. She was a graduate of Central High School in Lonaconing, and attended Frostburg State College. She spent most of her life as a homemaker and did some substitute teaching at Bruce High School in Westernport. She had a lifelong interest in politics and loved discussions on current events. She enjoyed making quilts and doing needlework

In accordance with her wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral services.

The Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont, W.Va., has been entrusted with her arrangements.

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  • GEORGE W. “LUCKY” MIERS JR. GEORGE W. “LUCKY” MIERS JR. [Ridgeley, W.Va.]

    RIDGELEY, W.Va. — George “Lucky” Washington Miers Jr., 53, of Ridgeley, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his home with his wife and children at his side.

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  • CHARLES ROBINETTE CHARLES ROBINETTE [Wellersburg, Pa.]

    WELLERSBURG, Pa. — Charles Robinette, 87, of Wellersburg, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

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  • JAELYN A. FROST JAELYN A. FROST [Cumberland]

    CUMBERLAND — Jaelyn Ann Frost, Infant, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

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  • DONNA L. TASKER DONNA L. TASKER [McHenry]

    MCHENRY — Donna Lea Tasker, 64, of McHenry, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and friends.

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  • SANDRA ARONSTEIN SANDRA ARONSTEIN [Cumberland]

    CUMBERLAND — Sandra Aronstein, 72, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Devlin Manor, Cumberland.

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  • DON R. ROBERTSON [Frostburg]

    FROSTBURG — Don R. Robertson, 92, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Frostburg Village Nursing Care Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • JOYCE M. SHIPLEY JOYCE M. SHIPLEY [Flintsone]

    Joyce Marie Shipley, 75, was reunited with her Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, July 21, 2014.

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  • MARY L. DOLLY [Burlington, W.Va.]

    Mary Lou Dolly, 67, of Burlington, W.Va., died Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Heartland of Keyser Nursing Home.

    July 22, 2014

  • BETTY L. COFFMAN BETTY L. COFFMAN [Cumberland]

    Betty Lou Coffman, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at Allegany Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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