BOWMAN, Dessie B., 83, Oakland.
BOWSER, Blaine M. Sr., 74, Grantsville.
FILSINGER, Charles M. Jr., 66, Swanton.
HETRICK, Gary A., 74, Sharpsburg, Ga.
KESNER, Sheila K., 56, Green Spring, W.Va.
MEDDINGS, Eric C., 50, Aurora, W.Va.
ROBINETTE, Linda L., 66, Mtn. Lape Park.
SPAID, Dorothy L. 88, Aurora, W.Va.
Dessie B. (Sines) Bowman, 83, Oakland, died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home. Friends will be received at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, Oakland, on Sunday, May 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., and also on Monday, May 23, from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time a funeral service will be held, with Rev. William C. Skipper officiating. Interment will follow in the Garrett County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839; the American Heart Association 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979; or to Rocky Drean Assembly of God Missions Fund, 883 Bray School Road, Oakland, MD 21550. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.csfredlockfh.com.
Sheila K. (Hare) Kesner, 56, Green Spring, W.Va., died on Friday, May 13, 2016, at Piney Valley Nursing Hoome, Keyser, W.Va. In accordance with her wishes, Sheila's body will be cremated, and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, is in charge of arrangements.
Linda Lou Robinette, 66, Mtn. Lake Park, died on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Friends were received at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, Oakland, where a funeral service will be held today, Thursday, May 19, with Pastor Scott Shafer officiating. Interment will be in the Bayard Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Linda's name to the Mountaintop Seventh-Day Adventist Church School, P.O. Box 628, McHenry, MD 21541; or to Southern Garrett County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 378, Oakland, MD 21550.
Gary A. Hetrick, 74, Sharpsburg, Ga., died on Monday, May 16, 2016. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 22, at 2 p.m. at Word of God Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, Ga. Burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City Chapel.
Eric C. Meddings, 50, Aurora, W.Va., died Monday, May 16, 2016, at Grafton City Hospital, Grafton, W.Va. There will be a memorial gathering for his family and friends at the Meddings home, 838 Brookside Road, Aurora, WV 26705, starting at noon on Saturday, May 21. Condolences may be left for the family at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com.
Dorothy Lee Wilt Spaid, 88, Aurora, W.Va., died Monday May 16, 2016, at the home of her granddaughter, where she was living, surrounded by family. Family and friends were received at the Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, Eglon, W.Va., where a service was held today, Thursday, May 19, with Rev. Gary Meeks officiating. Interment followed in the Eglon Cemetery. Donations may be made in her honor at Hospice Care Corporation, P.O. Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520. Condolences may be left for the family at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com.
Charles Michael “Mike” Filsinger Jr., 66, Swanton died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., with his family at his side. Friends will be received at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, Oakland on Friday, May 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 21 from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time a funeral service will be held in the funeral home, with Pastor Barbara Rexroad and Rev. John Reardon officiating. Interment will follow in the Deer Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Landon's Library, 317 East Oak Street Suite 1, Oakland, MD 21550; or Living Legacy Foundation, 1730 Twin Springs Road, Suite 200 Baltimore, MD 21227. Condolences may be left for the family at www.csfredlockfh.com.
Blaine Milton Bowser Sr., 74, Grantsville, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at his residence. Friends will be received in the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, on Friday, May 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 6 p.m. on Friday, with Pastor Eric Bowser officiating. Interment will be in the Bowser Family Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Bittinger Vol. Fire Dept., or in care of the family.
See the full obituaries in this week's issue of The Republican.