Ella Marie Showers, 90

June 08, 2009

NOV. 12, 1918-JUNE 6, 2009

Marie was born Nov. 12, 1918, in Martinsburg, W.Va., the youngest of four children of John Gilbert Davis and Virgie Mary Rentch Davis.

She graduated from Martinsburg High School in 1936.

In 1939, she married James Philip Showers of Martinsburg, who preceded her in death in 2004.

She outlived her three siblings, Helen Stewart, Elsie Baldwin and Louis Davis.

Marie died Saturday, June 6, 2009, at age 90.

She and Phil moved to Hagerstown in 1941.

Marie was a lifelong Lutheran, a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, and most recently a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown.


In addition to her role as a mother, wife and homemaker, she volunteered for many years with the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by her son, Steve Showers, and his wife, Judy, of Hagerstown; and a grandson, Michael.

There will be no viewing or services. Burial will be private in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

Arrangements are by Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home.

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