ORLANDO, Fla. — Michael R. “Mike” Nofsinger, 77, of Orlando, Fla., and formerly of Luke, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Feb. 7, 2013.
Born Oct. 24, 1935 in Luke, he was a son of the late Roland and Veronica (Cosgrove) Nofsinger.
He graduated from Bruce High School in 1954, served in the US Air Force and, in 1957, married his high school sweetheart, Midge. He graduated with his Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland where he also played basketball. Mike and his family were longtime residents of Tampa and then Orlando where he was President of Moran Printing Company until he retired in 1999. He had a passion for golf and enjoyed spending time in the mountains of North Carolina.
Mike was as witty in conversation as he was visionary in business. Above all, he was a loving husband, the best father and cherished friend. He will be dearly missed.
Mike is survived by Midge (McRobie) Nofsinger, his beloved wife of 56 years, and three daughters, Linda Wright (Hal) of Atlanta, Ga., Kris Myerson (Ron) of Orlando and Lorie Rossi (Mike) of Tampa, Fla. He is also survived by five precious grandchildren; Kelsey and Michael Myerson, Rogan Wright, Sarah and Caroline Rossi; two brothers, Bob Nofsinger (Joan) and Dean Nofsinger, both of Keyser, W.Va.; and five sisters, Anne Spriggs (Phil) of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Mary Jo Torbet (Jack) of Sun City West, Ariz., Helen Holder of Keyser, Jean Burton (Harry) of Keyser and Sue Smith (Glenn) of Williamsport, as well as many other treasured family members.
A visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Rd., Gotha, Fla., 34734. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at noon at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the National Parkinson Foundation. Condolences may be made to www.woodlawnfuneralhomegotha.com.
RUBY E. (EVERLY) STEPPE [Cumberland]
Ruby Eileen (Everly) Steppe, 89, of Cumberland, was called home on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, after passing away at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
DR. NICHOLAS GIARRITTA [Cumberland]
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Dr. Nicholas Giarritta on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with Fr. Steve Fernandes, O.F.M., Cap. as celebrant.
JOSEPH R. POPE JR. [Eastampton, N.J.]
Joseph R. Pope Jr., 73, of Eastampton, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
CHARLES W. BUCKINGHAM [Smithsburg]
Charles William Buckingham, 84, of 22028 Holiday Dr., Smithsburg, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at his home.
JEAN R. SOUTHALL [Hampton, Va.]
Jean Riggins Southall, 84, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Dec. 8, 2013 and reunited with her soul mate, Tommy.
CHARLES N. HANEKAMP JR. [Cumberland]
Charles Norman Hanekamp Jr., 55, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care.
FLORENCE E. (DURST) SHUCK [Meyersdale, Pa.]
Florence Ellen (Durst) Shuck, 87, of Meyersdale, died Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville.
PATRICK C. YOUNT [Hyndman, Pa.]
Patrick C. Yount, 62, of Hyndman, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at his home.
A. BLAINE COSNER [Mount Storm, W.Va.]
Aaron Blaine Cosner, 82, of Mount Storm, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at his home.
MARY M. ARONHALT [New Creek, W.Va.]
Mary M. Aronhalt, 86, of New Creek, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at her residence.
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