Dorothy Ann Serra, 74

May 01, 2009

JUNE 10, 1934-APRIL 29, 2009

Dorothy Ann Serra, 74, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Kinwat Ave. in Essex, Md., died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at her home.

Born June 10, 1934, in Ashland, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Arlie and Mayme (Miller) Sparks.

She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Essex.

She retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was secretary to the vice president.

Her husband, Frank Serra, passed away in 2007.

Dorothy will always be remembered for the love she gave her family and her generous spirit.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Wagner and husband, Jerry, of Hagerstown, Karen King and husband, Douglas, of White Marsh, Md.; two sisters, Mary Stanley of Ashland and Martha Cripple of Findlay, Ohio; one brother, Edward Sparks of Ashland; three grandchildren, Jennifer Ford of Perry Hall, Md., Michael B. Wagner of Bel Air, Md., and Jamie Thomas Wagner of Hagerstown; and six great-grandchildren, Haley and Brendon Ford, Kaitlyn, Megan and Hunter Wagner, and Jack Thomas.


Funeral services will be Saturday, May 2, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Jack Ewald officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association Md., 3120 Timanus Lane, Suite 106, Baltimore, MD 21224

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