Meliha A. Warner, 72

May 20, 2009

OCT. 1, 1936-MAY 19, 2009

Meliha A. Warner, 72, of Hagerstown, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.

Born Oct. 1, 1936, in Bursa, Turkey, she was the daughter of the late Huseyin and Saffet Akayak.

She worked as a seamstress for the L'Aiglon Dress Factory in Hagerstown and retired from Statton Furniture, also in Hagerstown.

Meliha is survived by her loving husband, Edgar V. "Eddie" Warner Jr.; a sister, Pembe Fiorentino; and three brothers, Huseyin Akayak, Ifran Akayak and Auni Akayak, all of Turkey.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Enver Akayak.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 22, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with Chaplain Katherine Lippy officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.


Friends will be received Thursday, May 21, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to the National Parkinson Foundation Inc., Office of Development, 1501 NW 9th Ave./Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494.

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