Dolores J. Gossard, 70

January 21, 2009

JUNE 30, 1938-JAN. 19, 2009

MAUGANSVILLE - Dolores Jeanette Breeden Gossard, 70, of Leona Avenue, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 30, 1938, in Maugansville, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Helen Breeden.

She was a 1956 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She retired from the Washington County Health Department after more than 20 years as a home-health nurse and in the well-baby clinic.

She was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two daughters, Jan Kline of Smithsburg and Jean Pitsnogle of Hagerstown; three sons, Jimmy Gossard of Hagerstown, Jeff Gossard of Falling Waters, W.Va., and David Gossard of Hagerstown; one brother, Jerry Breeden of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Connie Mummert.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Ed Wade will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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