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Obituaries for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000

Shelia Bernadette Broadstone Davis

CLARKSBURG -- Shelia Bernadette Broadstone Davis, 43, of 347 Wilson St., Clarksburg, died at 2:24 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following a brief illness.

She was born Nov. 28, 1956, in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late Leonard S. and Virginia Howell Broadstone.

Her husband, Charles Thomas Davis Sr., survives.

Also surviving are one son, Charles Thomas Davis Jr., Morgantown; two daughters, Mrs. Jeff (Virginia Ellen "Ginny") McGary, Louisiana, and Elizabeth Ann Davis, Detroit, Mich.; four brothers, Roger Broadstone and wife, Faye, Clarksburg, Gary Broadstone, Warren, Ohio, Stephen Broadstone, Detroit, Mich., and Thomas R. Randall, Florida; eight sisters, Mrs. James (Alice) Moore, Mrs. Robert (Linda) Cano and Mrs. David (Tammy) Watson, all of Clarksburg, Mrs. Raymond (Dorothy) Atwood, Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Robert (Sharon) Stawicki, Brook Park, Ohio, Mrs. John (Pamela) Bird, Novelty, Ohio, and Mrs. Benjamin (Shirley) Floyd, Wallace, and Patricia Louise Broadstone, Clarksburg; one stepsister, Mrs. Clara Jo Allman, Clarksburg; three grandchildren, including Caleb McGary, Louisiana; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers, one sister, and one grandson, Christopher McGary.

Mrs. Davis had been employed as a housekeeper at the Seton Nursing Home, Clarksburg.

She had attended Adamston Grade School and Gore Junior High School. She was Pentecostal.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., Clarksburg. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, West Milford.

Mary Olive Smith Flint

CLARKSBURG -- Mary Olive Smith Flint, 83, of Maple Lake, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at her residence, following an extended illness.

She was born Sept. 6, 1917, in Gerard's Fort, Pa., a daughter of the late Leslie C. and Grace Stansberry Smith.

Her husband, Henry Cogar Flint, whom she married in June 1955, preceded her in death in 1996.

Surviving are one son, Roger Flint and wife, Paula, Maple Lake; one daughter, Mrs. Lee (Rebecca) Hill, Mount Clare; seven grandchildren, Justin Lee Flint, Maple Lake, Todd Michael Flint, U.S. Navy, Great Lakes, Ill., Leah Michelle Flint, Maple Lake, Matthew Paul Smith, U.S. Navy, Pensacola, Fla., Allison Rebecca Smith, Mount Clare, Lee Franklin Hill III and Tyler Cogar Hill, both of Mount Clare; two brothers, Wayne E. Smith, Gerard's Fort, Pa., and L. Marvin Smith, Carmichaels, Pa.; and one sister, Mrs. Philip (Alice) Aaron, Russell Springs, Ky.

Mrs. Flint was a member of the Bridgeport United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Women's Clubs.

Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, 443 West Pike St., Clarksburg, from 7-9 p.m. today and from noon- 3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. The body will be taken to the Bridgeport United Methodist Church to lie in state at noon Monday. Funeral services will be held at the church at 1 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Steven Dorsey and the Rev. Dale Waters officiating. Interment will be in the Bridgeport Cemetery.

Dorothy M. Pigott Fox

PENNSBORO -- Dorothy M. Pigott Fox, 90, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of West Union, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, in Melbourne.

She was born Aug. 30, 1910, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Marshall Ney and Alice M. Buzzell Wilson.

Her first and second husbands, Luther G. Pigott and George W. Fox, both preceded her in death.

Surviving are four daughters, Carolyn P. Erambert, Crossville, Tenn., Janet P. Coffman, Glenville, Dorothy A. Hileman, Crystal Lake community, West Union, and Lucia P. Anderson, Melbourne; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Marshall N. Wilson II and Herbert C. Wilson; and one granddaughter.

Mrs. Fox was a graduate of Davis and Elkins College, with degrees in English and French. She was a substitute school teacher in the Doddridge County School system.

She was a homemaker, past president of the West Union Women's Club, and attended the former E.U.B. Church of West Union.

In lieu of other memorials, donations in the name of Mrs. Fox may be made to the American Heart Association, 1319 Quarrier St., Charleston, WV 25301.

Herbert C. 'Timmy' Freshour

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- Herbert C. "Timmy" Freshour, 68, of Johnstown, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.

He was born May 29, 1932, in Clarksburg, W.Va., a son of the late Herbert and Ruby Pearl Adams Freshour.

His wife of 46 years, Kathryn D. Este, preceded him in death on Sept. 27, 2000.

Surviving are two sons, Douglas and wife, the former Janet Vater, and Jeffery and wife, the former Donna Shawley, both of Johnstown; four grandchildren, Justin, Christopher, Tawnya and Timothy; and one sister, Seva Jo and husband, Robert Sullivan, Clarksburg.

Mr. Freshour served three years in the U.S. Coast Guard and retired in sales from the food industry. He had a great love of cars.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no public visitation. However, family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. today at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Johnstown, with the Rev. David S. Evans officiating. A committal service and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Stonewall Cemetery, Stonewood, W.Va.

The family suggests donations be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Freshour.

Cora Verna Metz

MANNINGTON -- Cora Verna Metz, 94, of Smithfield, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at the New Martinsville Health Care Center.

She was born July 17, 1905, in Birchfield, a daughter of the late Strong and Hanna Bell Johnson Moore.

Her husband of 60 years, Henry Metz, preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas B. Metz, Canton, Ohio, and Robert Metz, Jacksonburg; eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Roy Metz; and six brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Metz was a very loving and devoted mother who lived her life for her sons and family, and most of all loving God.

She was a Protestant and a homemaker.

Helen H. Moore

CLARKSBURG -- Helen H. Moore, 82, of Newton, N.C., formerly of South Chestnut Street, Clarksburg, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at the Abernathy Center, Newton.

She was born May 25, 1918, in Lewis County, a daughter of the late Randolph A. and Georgia Freda Williams Holbert.

Her husband, Melvin Oscar Moore, preceded her in death in 1979.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. William (Barbara) Losh, Newton, and Mrs. Larry (Beverly Jeanne) Kelbaugh, St. Clairsville, Ohio; four grandchildren, Shelley Ann Perch, Conover, N.C., and Larry, John and Debra Kelbaugh, all of St. Clairsville, Ohio; one stepgrandson, Mark Losh, Mount Plymouth, Fla.; one great-granddaughter, Sarah Nicole Perch, Conover; one sister, Oreta H. Dawson, Vienna; and one brother, Herbert Holbert, Greenville, S.C.

Mrs. Moore was a former employee of Hope Gas Co. and the First United Methodist Church with 45 years of secretarial work.

She was a member of the Chestnut Hills Garden Club, Sunny Croft Country Club, the Professional Secretary's Association, and the First Presbyterian Church.

Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, 443 West Pike St., Clarksburg, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, where funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Dr. Eric Faust officiating. Interment will be in the Elkview Masonic Cemetery.

Mrs. Josephine (Louis C.) 'Nana' Talerico

CLARKSBURG -- Josephine Ann Talerico, 92, of Hepzibah, and Virginia Beach, Va., died Friday morning, Oct. 13, 2000, at Heartland Nursing Home, Clarksburg.

She was born Aug. 17, 1908, in Meadowbrook, a daughter of the late Alfonzo Esposito, and the late Nick and Anna Romano Esposito Neimo.

Her husband, Louis C. Talerico Sr., whom she married Dec. 10, 1922, preceded her in death on March 5, 1962.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Madeline Ozkosar and husband, Lieutenant Commander Ozkan Ozkosar, retired of Virginia Beach, Va.; three sons, Mr. Anthony J. "Pasta" Talerico and wife, Aldina Talerico, Mr. Louis C. Talerico Jr. and wife, Viola Talerico, all of Hepzibah, and Mr. James R. Talerico and wife, Drucilla Talerico, Clarksburg; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Frankie Talerico; three daughters, Mary J. "Babe" Recine, Virginia Beach, Va., Constance C. and Margaret D. Talerico; and three brothers and one sister.

Mrs. Talerico was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Holy Family Rosary Altar Society, William Marconi Lodge Sons of Italy, Senior Citizens of Clarksburg, and a life member of Lucinda Rose Auxiliary to Post No. 573, Veteran of Foreign Wars.

She was loved and respected by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.

Friends will be received at the Bartolo Funeral Home, 515 West Pike St., Clarksburg, from 7-9 p.m. Sunday and from noon - 9 p.m. Monday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Cesidio Federico presiding. A Rosary Service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Fr. Carl Wohinc presiding. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Holy Family Alter Society, Spelter.

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