Maureen C. Durst, 70

February 16, 2009

AUG. 4, 1938-FEB. 12, 2009

Maureen C. Durst, 70, of Oriole Circle, Hagerstown, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at her home.

Born Aug. 4, 1938, in Frostburg, Md., she was the daughter of Joseph Michael Donahue of Frostburg and the late Margaret Cecelia Lucas Donahue.

She was a 1957 graduate of Beall High School in Frostburg.

She retired from Laytonsville Farms in 2005.

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

In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband of 51 years, Dennis Wade Durst; two sons, Lee M. Durst of Bethesda, Md., and Timothy L. Durst of Hagerstown; two daughters, Patricia A. Shoemaker of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Deana L. Platter of Smithsburg; one brother, James H. Donahue of Jennings, Md.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one granddaughter.

A Mass will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg. The Rev. James Nirappel will officiate. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.


The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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