June Beatrice Shank, 79

January 22, 2009

JUNE 1, 1929-JAN. 20, 2009

June Beatrice Shank, 79, of 200 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 1, 1929, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Henry William and Lelia Beatrice Whistner Harris.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Shank, in July 2004.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Friedrich and husband, David, of Greencastle, Pa., and Roberta (Bobbi) Ecker and husband, Jeffrey, of Hagerstown; two sisters, Edna Kimble and Catherine Schildtknecht, both of Hagerstown; and two granddaughters, Sarah Friedrich and Katie Friedrich.


She was preceded in death by six brothers, Wallace Harris, Theodore Harris, Joseph Harris, John Harris, Vernon Harris and David Harris.

Graveside services will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown. The Rev. George A. Limmer will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities, 229 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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