Mrs. Patricia Ann Renner Riffle, 77

May 12, 2010

FEB. 5, 1933-MAY 10, 2010

Mrs. Patricia Ann Renner Riffle, 77, of Hagerstown, died Monday, May 10, 2010, at her residence.

Born Feb. 5, 1933, in Catoctin Furnace, Md., she was a daughter of the late William Glenn and Ann Elizabeth Stitely Renner.

Mrs. Riffle had been employed at Claire Frock and Thurmont Shoe Factory, both of Thurmont; Days Inn in Frederick; and Comfort Inn in Chambersburg, Pa.

She was an avid bingo player and liked to go with Carolyn to Charles Town, W.Va.

Surviving are five children, Alice Susanne Shirley of Shippensburg, Pa., Kevin D. Riffle of Thurmont, Kermit R. Riffle Jr. and Elizabeth Lynn Copley, both of Smithsburg, and Melanie Leigh Jordan of Fairplay; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Carolyn Mowdy of Thurmont. Many nieces and nephews also survive.


She was preceded in death by two children, Christine Wood and Keith Riffle; five brothers, Robert Renner, Glenn Renner, Lester Renner, Charles Tressler and William Renner Jr.; two sisters, Kathleen Miller and Evelyn Shook; and her former husband, Kermit Ralph Riffle Sr.

Mrs. Riffle is at Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Homes, P.A., 615 E. Main St., Thurmont, where friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. today. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 13, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ronnie Miller officiating.

Inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family in Mount Prospect Cemetery, Lewistown.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in memory of Mrs. Riffle to the charity of one's choice.

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