Hazel Nancy Lantz, 89

January 20, 2009

JULY 15, 1919-JAN. 18, 2009

Hazel Nancy Lantz, 89, of 16505 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at Homewood at Williamsport.

Born July 15, 1919, in Bay City, Mich., she was the daughter of the late John M. and Naomi P. Frazier Crosswhite.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles K. Lantz, in 2001.

She retired from the Peoples Drug Store after 44 years.

She was a member of First Christian Church, also the Ever Ready class and a former member of the choir. She was also a member of the Ladies of the Elks.

She is survived by one son, David C. Lantz and wife, Sherri, of Boonsboro, Md.; three grandchildren, Christopher Lantz and Jeremy Lantz, both of Boonsboro, and Megan Herbst and husband, Andrew, of Smithsburg, Md.; a great-grandson, Deklan Herbst of Smithsburg; a sister-in-law, Fran Crosswhite; and two nieces, Beverly Rouzer and Linda Cardenas.


She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Crosswhite; and three sisters, Mary O. Crosswhite, Muriel Frazier and Ruth Hunt.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Nancy Jenkins will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to Homewood Retirement Center, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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