Leola Catherine (Shives) Ott, 100

December 13, 2009

JUNE 27, 1909-DEC. 12, 2009

Leola Catherine (Shives) Ott, 100, of Hagerstown, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at the home of her daughter, Donna Trovinger.

Born June 27, 1909, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Martin and Laura Kathryn (Myers) Shives.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

Leola was a member of AARP and enjoyed bowling with the senior citizens league.

She retired after 13 years of service at Eakles Drug Store Inc. in Hagerstown.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, John Embich Ott; three brothers; and two sisters.

Leola is survived by two daughters, Donna M. Trovinger and R. Jane Potts, and one son, J. Richard Ott, all of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.


Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Edward Heim officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends will be received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown, is in charge of the arrangements.

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