MERIDIAN, Miss. — Alma Louvine Flaskamp, 88, of Meridian, formerly of Cumberland, went to her eternal resting place with the Lord and the love of her life, her husband, Norman, on Jan. 5, 2013 at her home, with her son, Ralph and his family at her side.
Born Alma Louvine Harper on April 17, 1924 in Mount Storm, W.Va., she was one of five children born to the late Boyd Lee Harper and Nyanza Belle (Biser) Harper.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Norman E. “Flash” Flaskamp Sr.; one son, Norman E. “Rick” Flaskamp Jr.; one sister, Marguerite Blume; and two brothers, Robert and Earl Harper.
Ms. Flaskamp was a homemaker who loved cooking, sewing, crafts, gardening and caring for her family.
She is survived by three sons, the Rev. Ralph Flaskamp and his wife, Frances “Pam”, Meridian, George Flaskamp, Cumberland, and Mark Flaskamp, Port Richey, Fla.; one brother, Floyd Harper, Cumberland; 15 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at the Robert Burham Family Funeral Home, Meridian, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens on Friday with a family ceremony at the gravesite.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.
FRANCES E. “PUD” GREEN [Bloomington]
Frances E. “Pud” Green, 91, of Bloomington, died on Dec. 9, 2013 at her home in Lehigh Acres, Fla.
MARTIN D. “MARTY” HARSH III PH.D., P.E. [LaVale]
Martin “Marty” D. Harsh III, Ph.D., P.E., 60, of LaVale, went home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at his home after a seven month battle with melanoma.
RUTH V. (HARDEN) LASHLEY [Frostburg]
Ruth V (Harden) Lashley, 89, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
ANNA M. FRASER [Keyser, W.Va.]
Anna Mae Fraser, 99, of Keyser, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at Heartland of Keyser with her family at her bedside. Mrs. Fraser wintered in Lakeport, Fla. for 30 years and summer home in Springfield, W.Va.
MARION E. SHADWELL [Cumberland]
Marion Elaine Shadwell, 86, of Cumberland, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at the Golden Living Center, surrounded by her family.
WILLIAM CARR JR. [Springfield, W.Va.]
William Carr Jr., 81, of Springfield, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at Ruby Memorial Hospital.
CLARENCE E. WILES JR. [Hagerstown]
Clarence Elmer Wiles Jr., known by many as Sam or Junie, of Hagerstown, formerly of Frederick, 55, went home to be with the lord on Dec. 10, 2013 after a two year hard fought and courageous fight against cancer.
Sam was born in Frederick, on May 21, 1958.
EMMA J. HOWE [Clinton, Ohio]
Emma J. Howe, 80, of Clinton, went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Dec. 9, 2013.
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.
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