Margaret Arlene Dellinger, 90

May 05, 2010
  • Margaret Arlene Dellinger, 90

FEB. 10, 1920-MAY 04, 2010

Margaret Arlene Dellinger, 90, of 20014 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown, Md., died on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 10, 1920, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late William H. Sayles Sr. and Margaret Ruth Tetlow Sayles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Dellinger in 1953.

She was employed by R.D. McKee, retiring in 1985, and also by Sharrett Motors.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

She was a member of B.P.W., and volunteered for many years with the Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross and Hagerstown Community College.

She is survived by one daughter, Anita Buchanan and husband, Edward, of Chambersburg, Pa.; one son, W. Blaine Dellinger of St. Augustine, Fla.; one sister, Kathryn A. Chrisman of Hagerstown; one brother, William H. Sayles Jr. of Williamsport, Md.; five grandchildren, N. Danielle Buchanan, Jeff Buchanan and wife, Lynda, Chris Dellinger and wife, Carley, Michael Dellinger and wife Nicole, and Lindsay Dellinger; and three great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one brother, Earl J. Sayles.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert C. Lehman will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Washington County Chapter of American Red Cross, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, P.O. Box 367, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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