Cynthia D. Bavry-Smith, 54

December 12, 2008

JAN. 16, 1954-DEC. 10, 2008

Cynthia Diane Bavry-Smith, 54, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Jan. 16, 1954, in Montgomery, Ala., she was the daughter of Billie Rose Minnick Rutten of Walkersville, Md., and the late James Martin Rutten.

She was a 1971 graduate of Bowie High School in Bowie, Md., and a 1977 graduate of University of Nebraska School of Pharmacy in Omaha, Neb.

She was employed at Walgreens Pharmacy in Martinsburg, W.Va.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She was a member of Maryland Pharmacists Association and the American Society of Consulting Pharmacists.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Richard O. Smith, whom she married June 4, 1994; two sons, James R. Bavry, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and Andrew M. Bavry of Hagerstown; one stepdaughter, Amy Jo Smith of Chemung, N.Y.; two sisters, Amanda J. Hanley of Chesapeake Beach, Md., and Stephanie D. Cox of Walkersville; five grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.


She was preceded in death by one daughter, Kirsten Bavry.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home in Williamsport. The Rev. Ernest Witmer will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 9 to 11 a.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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