Thelma Helen Mowen, 95

July 18, 2009

AUG. 14, 1913-JULY 17, 2009

Thelma Helen Mowen, 95, of 13816 Old Maugansville Road in Maugansville, Md., passed away Friday, July 17, 2009, at NMS of Hagerstown (Md.).

Born Thursday, Aug. 14, 1913, in Shenandoah, Va., she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry F. Mowen, in 1975.

She was employed by Hagerstown Hosiery, retiring after more than 30 years.

She was a member of Christ's Reformed Church and Maugansville Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by one son, David D. Mummert of Hedgesville, W.Va.; special friend, Joyce Ridenour of Maugansville; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. She will be especially missed by friends who came to call her Aunt Thelma, whom she cared for and looked after over many years.


She was preceded in death by one daughter, Joann Mowen; special niece, Peggy King; and special uncle, Howard Comer.

Graveside services will be Monday, July 20, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Broadfording Church Cemetery, Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, with Pastor Richard Daughtridge officiating.

The family will receive friends Sunday, July 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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