Charles (Chuck) Alderman
Charles (Chuck) Alderman, age 75, of Van Etten, New York, died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at his home.
He was a member of the Van Etten Community Methodist Church, active in the community, and was a published author.
Born March 2, 1929, on Beaver Creek, he was the second child to the late Norman D. and Madge Ramsey-Alderman and grandson of the late George and Nevada Alderman and John J. and Mattie F. Ramsey.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Grey Alderman, and a sister, Hilda Alderman-Murphy.
Surviving him are his community family, Kyle Murphy and family, of Japan, Norman Lee and Keith Alderman and families of Pocahontas, and Susan McPaters-Smith, of Staunton, Virginia.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 22, at the Van Etten Methodist Church by the Reverends Willliam Vallet and Norman Alderman. Burial was at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Van Etten.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Chuck Alderman Scholarship, c/o Spencer Van Etten Central School, Spencer, NewYork 14883.
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Memorial services for George Cassell will be held this Saturday, July 3, at 1 p.m. at the Gibson Cemetery on Elk. Pastor Sam Felton will officiate. Pocahontas Honor Guard will have military honor services.
George Cassell, age 61, of Wyandotte, Michigan, died in Michigan on February 25, 2004.
Mr. Cassell was a Viet Nam veteran. He worked for Ford Motor Company in Detroit for 28 years. He died from lung disease resulting from a power plant explosion at Ford in 1999.
Born in Michigan April 26, 1942, he was the son of George and Marian Cassell, of Gladwyn, Michigan.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Cassell is survived by his wife, Susie Cassell (grand-daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Gibson); son, George, and one granddaughter; stepson, Robert, and four step-granddaughters.
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Michael Paul McCarty
Micahel Paul McCarty, age 27, of Dunmore, died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at home.
Mr. McCarty was a skidder operator for Grimes Logging. He attended New Hope Church of the Brethren.
The son of Brenda Wyatt McCarty, of Dunmore, and the late Bobby McCarty, he was born at Elkins August 30, 1976.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Hunt McCarty; two daughters, Jamilyn and Josie, and a son, Jesse; a sister, Kelley McCarty, and a brother, Adrian McCarty, all of Dunmore.
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternooon at 1 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home by Julian Rittenhouse, with burial in Mount Zion Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home.
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Kathleen Gum Robbins
Mrs. Carlton H. (Kathleen Gum) Robbins, formerly of Smoot, and Salem, Virginia, and residing in a nursing home in Maryland, passed away, Friday, June 25, 2004.
Kathleen was the eldest child and daughter of the late Charles Emery and Rachel Ruckman Gum.
Her husband, Carlton Robbins, preceded her in death.
She is survived by seven children: Joan Whelan of Maryland; Warren Robbins of Roanoke, Virginia; Carlton Robbins, II, of Coos Bay, Oregon; Keith Robbins of Las Vegas, Nevada; Karen Crownover, of Maryland; Lynn Cochran of Roanoke, Virginia; and Terry Robbins of Aiken, South Carolina.
Also surviving are a sister, Ruth Ruckman, of Selma, North Carolina, and three brothers, Wallace Gum, of Oak Hill; Alfred R. Gum, of Buckeye; and Max Gum, of Buckeye.
Memorial services are set for Sunday, July 4, at 4 p.m. at Soule Chapel Methodist Church, Meadow Bluff
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1700, Chicago IL 60601-7633 or the Ruckman Heritage Foundation, Inc. at 839 Fairiew Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325-2904.