Lewis Edgar Shank, 94

July 09, 2010

OCT. 7, 1915-JULY 8, 2010

CLEAR SPRING - Lewis Edgar Shank, 94, of 14628 National Pike, Clear Spring, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Oct. 7, 1915, in Charlton, Md., he was the son of the late Harry David Shank and Ada Mae Martin Shank.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Leila Belle Rowe Shank, in 2000.

He was a member of St. Paul's Reformed Church of Clear Spring since 1933. He was employed by Fairchild Aircraft, Hoffman Chevrolet in the auto parts division and with Ebersole Plumbing Co.


He is survived by a niece, Janice Gearhart of Clear Spring; and his caregiver, Brenda Vann of Hagerstown, Md.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Julia Lehman; and a brother, John Shank.

There will be no viewing. Graveside burial will be Monday, July 12, 2010, at 9:15 a.m. at St. Paul's Cemetery, Clear Spring. The Rev. John A. Toms will officiate. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Reformed Church, c/o Roxanne Imes, 13901 Pontius Lane, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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