Betty Jane Ernde, 82

March 12, 2009

APRIL 28, 1926-MARCH 10, 2009

Betty Jane Ernde, 82, of Stonecroft Court, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at her home.

Born April 28, 1926, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Lester LeRoy Myers Sr. and Bessie Mae Moser Myers.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of American Legion Post 211 of Funkstown.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles W. Ernde Sr.; daughters, Linda L. Schools and Cheryl Saylor, both of Florida; sons, Charles Ernde Jr., Lester Ernde, Terry L. Ernde and Gary Sarber, all of Hagerstown, and Clarence Ernde of Waynesboro, Pa.; sisters, Imogene Young of Hagerstown and Lauana M. Tutchton of Colorado; brother, Richard Myers of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Leonita Smith, Adeline Crebs, Leontine Maun, Poly Brandenberg-Bohlin and Mary Katherine Baker; and brothers, Lester L. Myers Jr. and Preston Myers.


A graveside service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201 or to National Kidney Foundation, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21204-2136.

Arrangements are by J.L. Davis Funeral Home in Smithsburg.

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