Jesse Brewer Jr., 91

June 16, 2009

MARCH 12, 1918-JUNE 14, 2009

Jesse Brewer Jr., 91, of Hagerstown, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2009, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown.

Born on March 12, 1918, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Jesse and Marjorie Ellen (Shank) Brewer.

He retired as a mechanic at Bearings and Transmissions Inc. in Hagerstown.

He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Hazel V. (Carpenter) Brewer; a daughter, Connie Mae Shifflett, and husband, Earmon; and a son, Thomas Lee Brewer, and wife, Carolyn, all of Hagerstown; a sister, Jean Kershner, and husband, Richard, of Escalon, Calif.; five grandchildren, Dennis Shifflett and wife, Karen, Debby Johns and friend, Dwight, Jody Brewer, John Brewer and Andy Brewer; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Sprankle and Kathryn Haugh; and a brother, Guy Brewer.


Funeral services will be Thursday, June 18, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with Pastor Steve Wagoner officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends will be received Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Reformed Church, 13182 Salem Church Road, Hagerstown MD 21740.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at Julia Manor Health Care Center.

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