Leah Ebersole Bowlus, 77

May 24, 2010

DEC. 21, 1932-MAY 21, 2010

BOONSBORO, Md. - Leah Ebersole Bowlus, 77, of Boonsboro, Md., died Friday, May 21, 2010, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Dec. 21, 1932, in Pinola, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David K. and Annalee Ebersole.

She was a member of Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro.

She was a graduate of Greencastle High School, Greencastle, Pa., and retired from Central Chemical Corp., Hagerstown, Md.

She is survived by daughter, Julie M., and husband, Jerry L. Haines, of Hedgesville, W.Va.; son, Robert E. Bowlus II, Boonsboro; sisters, Helen Starleper, Halfway, Md., Kathryn Fiery, State Line, Pa., and Evelyn Roelkey, St. James Village, Md.; brothers, Richard Ebersole, Lakeland, Fla., Charles Ebersole, Boonsboro, and Lawrence Ebersole, Greencastle; grandson, Ryan Haines, Martinsburg, W.Va.; granddaughter, Teri LaClair, Bunker Hill, W.Va.; two great-grandsons, Dominico Wilt, Hagerstown, and Ashton Spencer Haines, Martinsburg.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Ebersole.


Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

The family requests memorial donations be made to Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, 134 S. Main St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

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