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Obituaries

John W. Hendricks Jr.

John William Hendricks Jr., 81, of Shepherdstown, died Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Hospice of the Panhandle following a long illness.Born Feb. 11, 1938, in Martinsburg, he was the son of John W. Hendricks, Sr. and Bessie (Osbourn) Hendricks.After farming the family farm for many years, he was ...

Phillip M. Shultz

Philip Merle Shultz, age 73, passed away unexpectedly on April 4, 2019 at his home in Williamsburg, VA. He was born February 28, 1946, to the late Merle J. and Josephine S. Shultz and spent his early years in Shepherdstown, WV, where he was a member of the Volunteer Fire department and EMS. He ...

Peter Domenic ‘Pete’ Madeo

In June 1949, Pete was born fifth of seven children to the late Ruth and Joe Madeo. Brought into this world in San Francisco, California, the family returned East and Pete grew up on the eastern seaboard and Caribbean.He was survived by his loving wife, Chris, of 47 years, who provided him with ...

George H. Knouse

George H. Knouse, 85, passed away Monday, Apr. 22, 2019, at his home in Shepherdstown, surrounded by his loving brother Foster "Wib" Knouse, sister-in-law Debbie Knouse, and sister Dolores Knouse Poulin.He was born on June 17, 1933 in Washington, DC to the late Wilbert and Eva Knouse and had ...

Francesca Crane Hendricks

Francesca Crane Hendricks, 88, of Shenandoah Junction died Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Genesis Healthcare Shenandoah Center, Charles Town.Born Oct. 26, 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of John Oliver Crane and Teresa Martini (Marescotti) Crane.Francesca was a devoted wife and ...

Richard O. Forsythe II

Richard O'Dell (Dick) Forsythe II, 84, of Lafayette, Indiana, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019.He was born to Richard O'Dell and Glen (Baker) Forsythe on May 10, 1934, in Berryville, Virginia. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elsie Jo (Inskeep) Forsythe, of Lafayette; three of his ...

Diana L. ‘Diane’ Iwig

Diana L. "Diane" Iwig, 67 of Noblesville, Indiana, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at her residence. She was born on Oct. 5, 1951, in Tipton, Indiana, to William & Dora (Riley) Lacy. Diane had lived in Tipton, from 1951-1990; Napoleon, ...

Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ W. Best

Elizabeth "Betsy" W. Best, 64, of Ranson, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.Born in Ranson in 1954, she was the daughter of Kenneth Lee Walker and Beulah E. (Jenkins) Shiflett.Betsy graduated from Jefferson High School in 1973. She got her undergraduate ...

Martha Elizabeth Young

Martha Elizabeth Young, of Shepherdstown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Hospice of the Panhandle, due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, friend and neighbor.She was born on Feb. 26, 1937, and grew up in the ...

Sandra Laureen Jenkins

Sandra Laureen Jenkins, retired lawyer, died due to complications from pancreatic cancer on Nov. 11, 2018 at the Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville. She was 79 years old.Jenkins moved to Shepherdstown in 2005 after a career in public service. Upon receiving her undergraduate degree she ...