Thomas Dutrow Day Jr., 84

March 17, 2009

DEC. 27, 1924-MARCH 15, 2009

Thomas Dutrow Day Jr., 84, of 19433 Spring Valley Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away peacefully with his family by his side Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Saturday, Dec. 27, 1924, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Thomas D. Day Sr. and the late Mary Elizabeth Hull Day.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Angela Mary Day.

He attended Hagerstown High School.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.

He was employed with Melart Jewelers, retiring in 1981, and later worked with the Maryland State Commission on Aging for over 20 years.


He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge No. 378 and Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion.

He is survived by two daughters, Mary Kay Burke and husband, Joe, of Kure Beach, N.C., and Mary Jo Sommerville and husband, Buddy, of Hagerstown; one son, Tommy Day and fiance, Linda Nichols, of Williamsport, Md.; four grandchildren, Lisa Atkins and husband, Richard, of Wilmington, N.C., Amie Dang and husband, Richard, of Wilmington, Gracen Sommerville of Hagerstown and Jillian Somerville of Hagerstown; and his special dog, Casey.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Collin W. Somerville.

Services will be held Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 10 a.m., at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Edward Heim officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 18.

Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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