Catherine Rebecca (Kate) Hemp, 87

May 19, 2010

NOV. 13, 1922-MAY 17, 2010

Catherine Rebecca (Kate) Hemp, 87, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, May 17, 2010, at the Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 13, 1922, in Wolfsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Fern Eugene and Annie Warrenfeltz Stottlemyer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Joseph Hemp, on March 23, 1994.

She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church in Chewsville, Md.

She was a member of Women of the Moose, Chapter 830 of Mercersburg.

She is survived by one daughter, Mitzi Ann Hemp of Hagerstown; three sisters-in-law, Ann E. Koch and husband, Donald of Baltimore, Md., L. Jean Hemp, and Janet L. Gladhill and husband, William, all of Frederick, Md.; numerous nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Larry Eugene Stottlemyer; one sister, Gladys Ruth Green and husband, Jesse N. Green; sister-in-law, Mary L. Kinna; and brother-in-law, L. Albert Hemp.


Funeral services will be at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, on Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. John W. Schildt will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness of Cumberland Valley, 322 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, MD 21740. Kate was a cancer survivor of 22 years.

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