Nancy Kay Wisherd, 77

February 12, 2009

JUNE 18, 1931-FEB. 10, 2009

SMITHSBURG - Nancy Kay Wisherd, 77, of Smithsburg, Md., went home to her Lord and Maker on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 18, 1931, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ralph G. Nugent and Mary Mildah McFerren Nugent.

Prior to becoming a homemaker, she was employed at Leiter Brothers in downtown Hagerstown, Md., from 1947 to 1954.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Edwin L. Wisherd; one son, Larry A. Wisherd and his wife, Jo Ellen; and grandson, Nathan; one daughter, Cathy A. Wisherd, all of Hagerstown; one brother, James B. Nugent of Greencastle, Pa.; and one sister, Constance A. Burkett of Hagerstown.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Jeanne Marie Jones.

In addition to her devotion to her husband and children, she was a full-time stay-at-home mom, who loved cooking and sewing for her family. She loved her grandson, Nathan, and enjoyed participating in the many activities he enjoyed. Her hobbies included craft making, bird watching and gardening, with an elaborate assortment of 17 flower gardens.

Services will be Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Dr. Stephen D. Robison will officiate. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Visiting hours will be Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 108 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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