Donald S. Wakenight, 73

July 19, 2007

OCT. 8, 1933-JULY 17, 2007

Donald S. Wakenight, 73, of 18704 Mesa Terrace, Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Oct. 8, 1933, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Leonard F. and Catherine Stine Wakenight. He was single.

He was a member of the National Guard in the 1950s. He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1951.

He worked for R. D. McKee for many years, Motor Travel Service, and his last 22 years for Blue Ridge Fasteners, before retirement.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

He is survived by one brother, Terry G. Wakenight of Hagerstown; one sister, Marilyn W. Baldinger of Venice, Fla.; three nieces, Alexandra Wakenight of Hagerstown, Karen Douberry of Port Charlotte, Fla. and Christine Roess of Orlando, Fla.; and two foster sons, Darren L. Hawkins and Larry Hawkins, both of Hagerstown.


Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Darrell L. Layman will officiate. Burial will be in Funkstown Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.

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