Lelia C. Shanholtz, 85

July 20, 2007

JUNE 14, 1922-JULY 18, 2007

Lelia Catherine Shank Morris Shanholtz, 85, of 226 Nottingham Road, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at her home.

Born June 14, 1922, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Ritter and Sarah Jane Socks Shank.

She was employed by Washington County Hospital.

She was a member of The Salvation Army, Home League and the American Legion Post 211 Auxiliary of Funkstown.

She is survived by her husband, James R. Shanholtz; three daughters, Barbara Fitzgerald and Sonya Meldron, both of Hagerstown and Cathy Koontz of Sharpsburg; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five sisters, Margaret Whitmore, Edna West, Helen Barger, Gladys Myers and Edith McKenzie; one son, Woodrow Morris; one grandson; and one great-grandson.


Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. Major Todd Hawks will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or The Salvation Army, 534 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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