Mary C. Bartles, 101

January 18, 2009

OCT. 7, 1907-JAN. 16, 2009

Mary C. "Hamby" Bartles, 101, formerly of 309 Avon Road, Hagerstown, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, at Coffman Nursing Home.

Born Oct. 7, 1907, in Welsh Run, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry V. and Susie F. Bingaman Hamby.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman S. Bartles, in 1990.

She was a member of Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship.

She is survived by three sons, Herman M. Bartles of Falling Waters, W.Va., and George R. Bartles and Robert L. Bartles, both of Hagerstown; one sister, Frances Eichelberger of Maugansville; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Harry Bartles, Raymond Bartles and Ralph D. Bartles; six sisters, Anna Bartles, Elsie Schildknecht, Betty Renner, Helen Fox, Martha Ryan and Hazel Gilardi; and five brothers, Lester C. Hamby, James M. Hamby, Frank Hamby, Harry Hamby and Dave Hamby.


Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. Pastor Len Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Broadfording Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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