Sarah M. LeDane, 80

August 25, 2009

OCT. 28, 1928-AUG. 23, 2009

SMITHSBURG - Sarah M. LeDane, 80, of Smithsburg, Md., passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Homewood at Williamsport.

Born Oct. 28, 1928, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Lloyd A. and Carrie (Bowers) Davis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. LeDane Sr., on Oct. 23, 1980.

She was employed in the cafeteria at Smithsburg High School for 18 years.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Smithsburg.

She is survived by six children, Rebecca A. Shives of Chewsville, Robert L. Noland of Hagerstown, Deborah A. Spielman of Funkstown, Jacob D. Noland of Hagerstown, Teresa M. Myers of Hagerstown and William E. LeDane Jr. of Waynesboro, Pa.; two sisters, Joan Durand and Mary Franklin, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Roger Davis of Camden, N.J.; four stepchildren; 21 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.


Services will be Thursday Aug. 27, 2009, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, with Pastor Mark C. Mooney officiating. Burial will be in Smithsburg Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

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