|Obituaries for January 9, 2000
Agatha Ann Donahue, 85, of the Heritage, Bridgeport, formerly of Maple Lake, died at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at the Heritage.
She was born Dec. 28, 1914, in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late Anthony Michael and Anna C. Aman Donahue.
Surviving are twelve nieces and nephews, Patricia O'Brien Gabriels, Thomas O'Brien, James Robert Amos, Michael Donahue, Kathleen Mills Long, Audrey Amos Watson, Mary Ann Donahue MacGregor, Charles W. Amos, Jane Mills Staplin, Patricia Donahue Anderson, James Mills and Marueen O'Brien Greenman; one sister-in-law, Ann Eschner Donahue; and several great and great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Michael and Anthony Donahue; and three sisters, Mary Donahue O'Brien, Margaret Donahue Mills and Patricia Donahue Amos.
Miss Donahue was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Bridgeport, the Clarksburg Quota Club, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and the Maple Lake Woman's Club, and had been a volunteer at the VA Medical Center.
She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School and a 1935 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Occupational Therapy. She had retired as an occupational therapist from the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Clarksburg.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St., Clarksburg, from 6-8 p.m. today. A vigil service will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Monday in All Saints Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Harry Cramer as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Holy Cross Cemetery.
KINGWOOD -- P.F.C. William Kenneth Hector, U.S. Marine Corp., 24, formerly of Baltimore, Md., and Fellowsville, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, at Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan.
He was born Dec. 25, 1975, in Baltimore, a son of Cathy Knotts Ramsel, White Marsh, Md., and William Hector, Edgemere, Md.
Also surviving are his stepfather, Robert Ramsel, White Marsh; four brothers, Christopher Hector, Patrick Ramsel, Nicholas Ramsel and Taylor Hector, all of Baltimore; his maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Betty Knotts, Fellowsville; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Patricia Morris and William Hector Sr.
Mr. Hector was a 1995 graduate of Preston High School, served three years and nine months in the U.S. Marine Corp. as a Private First Class and enjoyed sports and hunting.
Friends may call at the Taylor Funeral Home, Route 92, Newburg, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Marvin Cline officiating. Interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood. Military graveside services will be conducted by the U.S. Marine Corp.
PHILIPPI -- Margurite Arminta Heym, 89, of Barbour County Good Samaritan Center, Belington, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at the Good Samaritan Center.
She was born Dec. 15, 1910, near Kasson, a daughter of the late Lorenzo and Mattie Harris Gainer.
Her husband, Harry Alfred Heym Jr., whom she married on Sept. 20, 1942, preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 1986.
Surviving are two daughters, Martha Yost, Cleveland, Ohio, and Mabel Allen, Painesville, Ohio; one son, Harry L. "Butch" Heym, East Lake, Ohio; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Georgia Cozad; one brother, Sherwood Gainer; and one grandson, John Shaw.
Friends will be received at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, Philippi, from 4-9 p.m. today and 9-11 a.m. Monday. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Kenny Kendall officiating. Interment will follow in the Central Chapel Cemetery.
David Michael Mazzei III, 18, of North View, Clarksburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 4, 1981, in Clarksburg, a son of the Tammy Johnson Mazzei, Geneva, Ohio, and the late David Michael Mazzei II.
Surviving are one brother, Chad Anthony Mazzei, Geneva; maternal grandmother, Shirley Johnson, Clarksburg; maternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Chauncey and Jackie Johnson, Mt. Clare; paternal grandmother, Sharon Martin, Fla.; great-grandmother, Genevieve Small, Lost Creek; one uncle, one aunt, and several great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and friends.
Mr. Mazzei graduated from Robert C. Byrd High School in 1999 and was a student at Fairmont State College in Fairmont.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St., Clarksburg, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday. A Scriptural Prayer service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Stonewood, with the Rev. Father Terrence T. Smith, T.O.R., as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Holy Cross Cemetery.
Arthur G. McDaniel Jr., 75, of Route 6, Box 536, Sun Valley, Clarksburg, died at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, at Meadowview Manor Health Care Center.
He was born June 7, 1924, in Hepzibah, a son of the late Arthur G. and Minnie Preston McDaniel Sr.
His wife, Mary Frances McCall McDaniel, whom he married on Dec. 10, 1943, survives.
Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Arthur G. and Sharon McDaniel III, Waynesburg, Pa.; one grandson and wife, Eric R. and Stephanie McDaniel, Farmington, N.M.; one brother, William A. McDaniel, Nashua, N.H.; one sister, Bessie Jeffries, Morgantown; one great-grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Hensel, Charles, Robert, Preston and David McDaniel; and by four sisters, Frances Hanlan, Maxine Mills, Ruth Birch and Jane Laney.
Mr. McDaniel was Baptist, a member of the Sunny Croft Country Club, the Clarksburg Lodge No. 52, Loyal Order of Moose and the Belington Lodge No. 125, AF&AM. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and retired from Monongahela Power Company with 42 years of service.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St., Clarksburg, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ronald James conducting the service. Entombment will be in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, it is requested that expressions of sympathy be memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, Harrison County Unit, United Hospital Center, Room 510 So., Clarksburg, WV 26301 or People's Hospice, P.O. Box 1680, Clarksburg, WV 26302-9960.
Robert Lee Moore, 78, of Clarksburg, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Hospital, Clarksburg, following an extended illness.
He was born Oct. 25, 1921, in Clarksburg, a son of the late Arthur and Bessie Layfield Moore.
His former wife, Ruth Bartlett Moore, survives.
Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Sheldon Lee and Connie Moore, Export, Pa., and Terry Lynn and Margaret Moore, Clarksburg; one sister, Rose Marie Welling, Hollywood, Fla.; one adopted brother, George, Florida; and three grandchildren, Ahronn Moore, Charleston, David Moore and Jennifer Moore, Export.
He was also preceded in death by twin grandsons, Sheldon and Brian Moore; and one brother, Walter Dale Moore.
Mr. Moore attended Victory High School in Adamston and Davis & Elkins College. He took a conference course through the Evangelical United Brethren Church, and after completion, he became an ordained minister of the E.U.B. Conference. Mr. Moore served churches in Elkins, Smithburg, Terra Alta, and Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport. Before going into the ministry, he was an employee of Adamston Flat Glass Company for nearly 20 years.
He was a World War II veteran serving in the European Theatre of Operation from 1941-1945 and fought in the "Battle of the Bulge".
At Mr. Moore's request, his remains will be donated to West Virginia University Medical Center through the Human Gift Registry Organization. A memorial service will be set up at the family's request at a later date.
In memory of Robert L. Moore or in honor of this family and his caregiver, Jackie Palmer, donations are requested for the World War II Memorial Fund at P.O. Box 96766, Washington, DC 20090-6766.
TAMPA, Fla. -- Paul L. Phillips Jr., 63, died Dec. 29, 1999, in Tampa following an extended illness.
He was born in Belington, Barbour County, the son of Paul L. and Lattis B. Phillips.
Surviving are one daughter, Cynthia DeWitt, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; one grandson, Anthony, Port St. Lucie; one granddaughter, Stephanie, Port St. Lucie; one brother, Terrence S., Hobe Sound; and one aunt, Mary Lou Hall-Spry, Dunbar.
He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, E. Omas and Maud B. Phillips.
Mr. Phillips attended Nitro High School, graduated from Palm Beach High, Palm Beach, Fla., and graduated from Atlantic University, Boca Raton, with a degree in Civil Engineering. He retired from the Florida State Department of Water Resources. In later years, he owned and operated Fish Technology's, a fish breeding farm near Montego Bay, Jamaica.
At Mr. Phillips request, his remains were cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
SHINNSTON -- Margaret Helen Vincent, 82, of Hood Avenue, Shinnston, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 15, 1917, in Salem, a daughter of the late Charles Joseph and Oca Alta Bailey Cottrill.
Her husband, Everett H. Vincent, preceded her in death on April 24, 1979.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. James B. (Helen) Shaffer, Fairmont; one granddaughter, Mrs. Patrick (Julie Ann) Martin, Fairmont; one grandson, Eric James Shaffer, Naples, Fla.; and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Charles J. Cottrill Jr.
Mrs. Vincent was a secretary for the former Shinnston Television Cable Company, having retired with 20 years of service. She was a graduate of Salem High School and attended Salem College.
She was a member of the Shinnston Chapter 103 Order of Eastern Star, longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Shinnston where she served as deaconess, a 50 year choir member, Sunday school teacher and Women's Mission Circle. She also attended the Shinnston Nutrition Site where she served as pianist and program director and played piano for community church services.
Friends will be received at the Dorsey Funeral Home, Shinnston, after 2 p.m. Monday. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ronald James officiating. Interment will follow in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the First Baptist Church of Shinnston or the Shinnston Nutrition Site.