Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 East Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. J. Norman Mayer will officiate. Burial will be in Little Rose Hill Cemetery, Clear Spring.
The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Madeleine M. Kruger, 85
JUNE 12, 1922-JUNE 25, 2007
Madeleine Monica Kruger, 85, of Hagerstown, died Monday, June 25, 2007, at Washington County Hospital.
Born June 12, 1922, in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Catherine (Donohue) Ollis.
Mrs. Kruger's family was very important to her, and she often recalled fond memories of her childhood experiences. She was one of four siblings and stayed in close contact with each of them throughout her life. She is the last survivor of the four.
Mrs. Kruger was a school crossing guard, worked as a secretary and was an avid reader and crossword puzzle enthusiast. She loved yard sales, enjoyed gardening and continually noticed and enjoyed the beauty of nature. She was quick-witted and had a great sense of humor. She gave to a variety of humanitarian and other needy causes, and volunteered at RSVP and for the Commission on Aging.
She was a devout Catholic and was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Hagerstown.
She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Stanley J. Kruger. She also is survived by her son, Michael J. Kruger of Virginia; her daughters, Susan Gagliardo of Connecticut, and Lisa Visbaras of Virginia; five grandchildren, Lauren, Kristen, Alicia, Adam and Andrew; and one great grandson, James. Mrs. Kruger loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren, and they recall beautiful memories of the love and kindnesses she shared with them. She also is survived by loving nieces and nephews throughout the Northeast.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, June 30, 2007, at 10 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Hagerstown, with Monsignor Al Smith as celebrant.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown, where a Christian Wake service will be conducted at 7 p.m.
Doris L. Frye, 68
MARCH 13, 1939-JUNE 25, 2007
FREDERICK, Md. - Doris Lorraine Frye, 68, of Frederick, died Monday, June 25, 2007, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
Born March 13, 1939, in Adams County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Mehrle Kroushour and Winifred Danner Kroushour. She was raised by her grandparents, the late George and Katie Haines.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Frye Jr., in 1989.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Dixon of Frederick; three sons, George Frye of Walkersville, Md., Kevin Frye of Ijamsville, Md., and Michael Frye of Frederick.; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Pamela Frye and Brenda Owens; and one son, David Frye.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va. Burial will be at Fairview Lutheran Cemetery, Bolivar, W.Va.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Ruth M. Renner
-JUNE 24, 2007
WILLIAMSPORT - Ruth Morin Renner, of Homewood Retirement Village at 16505 Virginia Ave. in Williamsport, Md., died Sunday, June 24, 2007, at Homewood at Williamsport.
Born in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Keller N. and Carrie V. Mort Morin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde L. Renner.
She was employed by Sharrett Inc. for 33 years until her retirement.
She was a former member of First Brethren Church, and a current member St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Williamsport.
She was a member of Queen Esther Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 3; a charter member of Hagerstown Business & Professional Women's Club; and a member of AARP 263.
She is survived by one sister, Martha Beauchamp of Durham, N.C.; and nieces and nephews.