Judith E. Conner, 87

January 07, 2009

NOV. 29, 1921-JAN. 6, 2009

Judith Eleanor Conner, 87, of 2031 Windsong Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at her home.

Born Tuesday, Nov. 29, 1921, in Jamestown, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Robert P. Hussey and Helen Jones Hussey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren D. Conner, in 1997.

She was a 1939 graduate of Hagerstown High School and a 1941 graduate of Hagerstown Business College.

She was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church, where she served on the Altar Guild. Prior to moving to Hagerstown, Judith was highly active in the Methodist Church in Langhorn, Pa., Flint, Mich., and Atlanta, Ga. She was also active in Cub Scouts and Brownies, Eastern Star, Red Cross, Women's Society Methodist Church, where she served as past president, Halfway Garden Club, Women's Auxiliary of Halfway Fire Department, and also volunteered and served as president of the Lincolnshire Elementary PTA.


She is survived by one son, Gregory R. Conner and wife, Linda, of Hagerstown; a daughter, Prudence A. Gregory and husband, Gerald, of Atlantic, Iowa; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Gwendolyn R. Hussey.

A celebration of life will be held Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at 10 a.m. at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 129 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Patrick Ricker officiating.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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

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