On Thursday, May 8, 2008, MICHAEL E. BOONE, II, 25, of Finksburg, MD, died at Carroll County Medical Center in Westminster, MD. Born November 22, 1982, he was the son of Michael E. Boone, Sr. of Baltimore, MD and Teresa L. (Cordle) Palmer of Orrtanna, PA. Michael was a PFC serving in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Iraq War where he served as a military policeman. He is survived by his wife, Shannon M. (Schaaf) Boone; son, Gavin M. Boone; brother, Johnnie R. Palmer, III; paternal grandparents, Johnnie and Helen Palmer; maternal grandfather, Leo C Brannon; step-father, Johnnie R. Palmer, Jr.; and cousin, Sierra S. Schaaf. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at The Monahan Funeral Home in Fairfield, PA with Brother Rusty Mills officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. a at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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