Betty June Highbarger, 77

November 25, 2008

JUNE 17, 1931-NOV. 23, 2008

Betty June Highbarger, 77, of 108 Grand Oak Drive, Hagerstown, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at her home, surrounded by her family.

Born June 17, 1931, in Weaverton, Md., she was the daughter of the late Edward Earl Himes and the late Luella Potter Himes.

She was a 1949 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

She was employed with Washington County Hospital and retired in 1995.

Betty was a member of The Good Shepherd Ministries, Hagerstown.

She is survived by her husband of 28 years, David E. Highbarger; two daughters, Barbara J. Leatherman and husband, Randy, of Fairplay, and Lisa A. Ferraiuolo of Hagerstown; one sister, Jean M. Holmes and husband, Ralph, of Hagerstown; four grandchildren, Krystyn N. Ferraiuolo of Hagerstown, Jared M. Leatherman of Fairplay, Jordan M. Leatherman of Fairplay and Bryan D. Ferraiuolo of Hagerstown; aunt, Esther Harwood of Hagerstown; numerous cousins; and special canine friend, Tiffany.


She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, George D. Ferraiuolo, in 2001.

Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. from The Good Shepherd Ministries, 19763 Longmeadow Road, Hagerstown, with Pastor Steven McCullough officiating.

Family will receive friends at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Interment will be in Boonsboro Cemetery, Boonsboro.

Memorial donations may be made to The Good Shepherd Ministries 19763 Longmeadow Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Marc Kross for his skill, care and dedication during the recent hospitalization and illness of our wife, mother and grandmother.

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