Freda Rae Wempe, 84

June 14, 2009

FEB. 12, 1925-JUNE 12, 2009

WILLIAMSPORT -- Freda Rae Wempe, 84, formerly of Milestone Garden Apartments in Williamsport, Md., died Friday, June 12, 2009, at Manor Care Nursing Home in Chambersburg, Pa., where she was a resident.

Born Feb. 12, 1925, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late David A. and Lydia G. Curfman Gossard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Wempe, on May 12, 1980.

She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, Md. The Rev. Randall Reid will officiate.


The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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