Douglas A. Harshman, 58

September 02, 2009

APRIL 9, 1951-SEPT. 1, 2009

Douglas Asa Harshman, age 58, of Hagerstown, died Sept. 1, 2009, after a recent illness at the home of his daughter in the presence of his family.

He was born April 9, 1951, in Frederick, and was the son of the late Asa and Evelyn Stottlemyer Harshman.

Doug is survived by his daughter, Lucinda Ramacciotti and husband, Eric, of Big Pool; sons, Edwin Carter and wife, Michelle, of Hagerstown and Daniel Harshman and wife, Jessica, of Ashland, Mass.; nine grandchildren, Rachael, Breanne, Grace, Evan, Celia, Eddie, Madisyn, Alexander and Cameron; two brothers, Nelson Harshman of Smithsburg and David Harshman of West Virginia; and one sister, Melody Paul of Hagerstown.

He retired in July 2009 from ABF after 39 years in the trucking industry.

He was a long-standing member of American Legion Post 202 and Improved Order of Red Men Club of Williamsport, Md.

A celebration of his life will be held at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Myersville, Md., on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at 11 a.m., conducted by The Venerable Father Joseph H. Dobson Jr. of St. John's United Episcopal Church, Mechanicsville.


Burial will be in Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery, Myersville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, Md. 21742.

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