JAN. 4, 1921-NOV. 24, 2009
Vernon Nelson Alter, 88, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village, Hagerstown.
Born Tuesday, Jan. 4, 1921, in State Line, Pa., he was the son of the late Ira Dorn Alter and the late Elva Mae Bower Alter.
He was a 1939 graduate of Hagerstown High School, and was employed with Fairchild Aircraft, retiring in 1984 after 45 years of service.
He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion.
Vernon was a very devoted and loving uncle to his entire family.
He is survived by three nephews, Wayne E. Alter Jr. of Hagerstown, Md., David V. Alter of Frederick County, Va., and G. Todd Alter of Hedgesville, W.Va.; six great-nephews and one great-niece; and numerous great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.