Obituaries — Elkton / RockinghamMae B. Liskey
Mae Blosser Liskey, 90, of Harrisonburg, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Liskey was born March 9, 1923, in Page County, and was a daughter of the late Solon and Gladieth Price Blosser Sr.
She was a homemaker and babysat children. She was a member of the Greenmount Church of the Brethren, where she participated in the Busy Bees and I.C. Senger Sunday school class.
On Dec. 4, 1939, she married Robert Arnold Liskey, who preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1981.
Surviving are two children, Weldon Liskey of Harrisonburg and Shirley Meyerhoeffer of Dayton; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-granddaughters.
Pastor Ken Dolan conducted a funeral service at the McMullen Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Burial followed at Weavers Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rockingham Memorial Hospital Hospice, 2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, or to Generations Crossings, 6765 Taylor Springs Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.mcmullenfh.com.
Todd F. Detamore
Todd Franklin Detamore, 50, of Virginia Beach, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Harrisonburg, to the late Barbara Ann Early Detamore and surviving father, Larry E. Detamore of Harrisonburg.
He is also survived by his fiancée, Tammy Charnock, of Virginia Beach; a sister, Shelley D. Begoon; and a brother, Craig S. Detamore.
A wood-finish specialist, he worked at Wampler Chemical for 27 years and was most recently employed at Wurth Wood Group in Norfolk, where he was top salesman in 2012. He enjoyed cooking and entertaining.
A viewing was held Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Norfolk and a memorial service was held Wednesday, Aug. 21. A gathering to celebrate his life was held after the memorial service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
Bonnie L. Earman
Bonnie Lee Moore Earman, 84, of Port Republic, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital.
She was born, in Rockingham County, on Sept. 4, 1928, and was a daughter of the late Claude Theodore and Bessie Myrle (Haugh) Moore. She worked as an operator at Imco and also was an Avon representative for 35 years. She was a member of Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church in Grottoes, most recently attending Muhlenberg Lutheran Church.
She was united in marriage, on Aug. 12, 1946, to Frank Suter Earman Sr., who preceded her in death in July of 2000.
She is survived by two daughters, Sonya Wheeler of Shenandoah and Lisa Shepard of Port Republic; two sons, John Earman of Winter Haven, Fla. and Frank Earman Jr. of Weyers Cave; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held at Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church in Grottoes on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, with Chaplain Paul O’Gorek officiating. Burial followed at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in Harrisonburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to East Rockingham Community Center, c/o Valley Program for Aging Services, 20593 Blue and Gold Drive, Elkton, VA 22827, and/or Mount Horeb Presbyterian Women, 4517 Rockfish Road, Grottoes, VA 24441.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnsonfs.com.
Hilda Mae Goins
Hilda Mae Goins, 87, of Harrisonburg, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Willow Estates in Penn Laird.
Mrs. Goins was born June 6, 1926, in Alexandria, and was a daughter of the late George Scott and Hattie Belle Grover Scott.
She worked for many years as a dispatcher and enjoyed playing bingo with friends.
On Oct. 4, 1945, she married Dean Kenneth Goins Sr.; he preceded her in death in 1975.
Surviving family include her sons, Dean Kenneth “Kenny” Jr., Paul D. Goins, Beverly Wayne Goins and Kevin L. Goins; a daughter, Janet G. Miller; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family received friends Tuesday evening, Aug. 27, 2013, at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at the funeral home with Dr. Danny Davis officiating. The burial followed at National Memorial Park in Falls Church.
Albert V. Najdzinski
Albert Victor Najdzinski, 50, of Elkton, passed away Friday morning, Aug. 23, 2013.
He was born June 27, 1963, in Allegheny County, Pa., and was a son of Kathy Ann Rosfeld Najdzinski and the late Bernard Najdzinski Sr.
He was raised in the southside of Pittsburgh and graduated from South Side Catholic High School and the University of Phoenix. He served in the United States Navy. Following his 12-year service, he was employed with James Madison University in the IT Department.
On June 29, 1991, he married Tammie Maxine Gunning Najdzinski, who survives.
Also surviving, in addition to his mother, are his daughter, Kaitlin M. Najdzinski; two sons, Ben C. Najdzinski and Andrew J. Najdzinski; and one grandson, all of Elkton; his brother, Benji Najdzinski; three sisters, Sandra L. Sweeney, Vikki L. Bacho and Kristy J. Byrnes, all of Pittsburgh; and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. A funeral service, with the Rev. James E. Kite officiating, was held Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at the funeral home with military rites by the Gooden Brothers VFW Post 9292. A meal followed at the Upper Room Church social hall.
Wayne H. Lam
Wayne Hascial Lam, 69, of Elkton, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Lam was born July 22, 1944, in Page County, and was a son of the late Seibert M. and Arthelia Campbell Lam.
He retired as a supervisor in the maintenance department at the Massanutten Resort.
On Feb. 14, 1996, he married the former Betty J. Lam, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, David Wayne Lam of Elkton; brothers, David R. Lam, Donnie K. Lam, Michael S. Lam and Ricky A. Lam, all of Elkton, Franklin J. Lam of Grottoes and Kenneth M. Lam of Harrisonburg; a half brother, Wilbert Lam of Stanley; sisters, Alma V. Thomas of Stanley, Charlotte A. Lam and Carolyn S. Baugher, both of Elkton, Aleina F. Lam of Dayton and Kay F. Lam and Dena J. Austin, both of Shenandoah; one granddaughter.
The Rev. Keith Powers and the Rev. Travis Hensley conducted a funeral service Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the Landmark Tabernacle in McGaheysville. Burial followed in the Jollett Cemetery in Page County near Elkton.
The family received friends Sunday evening at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call or visit at the Lam home at any time.
Wayne E. Coleman
Wayne E. Coleman, 82, of Elkton, left us on Aug. 22, 2013. Beloved husband of Carol (Hellmann) Coleman. Beloved father of Candice of Prescott, Ariz., Christopher (deceased), Kevin of Littleton, N.C., Kyle of Manhattan, N.Y., Courtney of Oakland, Calif. and stepson Patrick of Phoenix, Ariz. He is also survived by grandchildren, Jaime Coleman of Eureka, Calif. and Michael and Steven of Littleton, N.C.
Born Aug. 6, 1931, in Raymond, Minn., Mr. Coleman was the son of James and Blanche (nee Rutherford) Coleman and the older brother of Stanley and Dennis (both deceased) and sister, Mary.
He graduated from Superior High School, Superior, Wisc. From 1952-56, he served in the U.S. Air Force as a Senior Aircraft Loadmaster, crewmember assigned to the Military Air Transport Command. He attained BA/BS degrees from the University of Wisconsin and pursued post graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin and UCLA.
His long professional career included positions in the aerospace industry at Douglas Missiles, Santa Monica, Calif., as Senior Engineering Publications Writer (1959-62), as head of Systems Analysis Group at TRW Systems, Redondo Beach, Calif. (1962-67) and as a Senior Associate and Principal Consultant for Harbridge House, Boston, Mass. (1967-79). From 1979-86, Mr. Coleman served as director of Corporate Information Systems for Towle Manufacturing, a silver and giftwares company, in Boston, Mass., and he was Director of Marketing and Sales at New England Computer Solutions, Norwood, Mass. from 1986 through 1991. Subsequently he worked for America West Airlines as a computer and communications systems consultant and as a representative for The Prudential.
In 1994, Mr. Coleman relocated to Fountain Hills, Ariz., where he met and married wife Carol in 1996. He was Western Sales representative for JEMCO Advertising, producer and designer of advertising materials for the hospitality industry. While in Fountain Hills, he was a member of the Fountain Hills American Legion Post 58 and served as Post Commander from 1998-99.
A Resurrection Mass was celebrated on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Holy Infant Catholic Church in Elkton,.
Memorial donations can be made to Sentara Hospice Services, 2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.