Ellen M. King, 83

December 27, 2009

NOV. 23, 1926-DEC. 26, 2009

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Ellen Mae King, 83, of Falling Waters, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Julian Manor in Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 23, 1926, in Kensington, Md., she was the daughter of the late Raymond L. and Carrie R. Wagner Burgdorf.

Ellen was a member of Calvary Temple in Williamsport, Md.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Carl W. King.

Ellen is survived by a daughter, Sandi Hall of Martinsburg, W.Va.; six sons, Terry King of Hagerstown, Jerry King of Falling Waters, Michael King of Falling Waters, Pat King of Edmonton, Ky., David King of Falling Waters and Rick King of Hagerstown; and one brother, Raymond L. Burgdorf Jr. She also is survived by eight grandchildren, Mike King, Philip King, Jonathan King, Derek King, Natasha Hall, Diana King, Anthony Hall and Krystle King; four great-grandchildren, Kailey, Ava Marie, Kaitlyn and Cian; a niece, Linda Burgdorf; and a nephew, Ronnie Graham.


The family will receive friends Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home, with Pastor Robert Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery.

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