Grace V. Dieterich, 86

July 18, 2007

JAN. 5, 1921-JULY 16, 2007

Grace Virginia Dieterich, 86, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, July 16, 2007, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Wednesday, Jan. 5, 1921, in Williamsport, Md., she was the daughter of the late Adam Gaver Lefever and Estella Catherine Renner Lefever.

She attended Rock Hill and Huyetts schools.

She was employed as a salesperson by Leiters Department Store and also as a nurse's aide at Washington County Hospital. She also volunteered with the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Louis Dieterich; daughter, Edith V. Stouffer of Hagerstown; son, Adam C. Dieterich of Clear Spring, Md.; two brothers, John Franklin Lefever of Williamsport and Harry Lefever of Marshall, Mich.; three granddaughters, Jackie Dieterich, Dana Shoemaker and Dina Kephart; three great-grandsons, Dustin Stouffer, Shane Shoemaker Jr. and Christopher Kephart; and one great-granddaughter, Shania Stouffer.


She was preceded in death by sisters, Catherine L. Chapman and Effie Pauline Hornbaker; and stepbrother, J. Franklin Shank.

Private services will be held with the family with the Rev. Joy Zepp officiating.

Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Washington County Hospital Auxiliary, 251 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

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