Venetia Rose (Billie) Clopper, 89

May 20, 2010

MAY 18, 1921-MAY 19, 2010

Venetia Rose (Billie) Clopper, 89, of Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at Williamsport Nursing Home in Williamsport, Md.

Born May 18, 1921, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ralph R. and Nenna Louise Fair Cunningham.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Clopper, on Jan. 13, 2003.

She was employed as a seamstress by L'Aiglon and Ross Garment, as well as a number of other stores, for 45 years.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sisters, Katherine Romona Mueller and Virginia; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and a brother-in-law, Gil Gilbert.


Funeral services will be at Grace United Methodist Church on Friday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 712 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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