Grace Lorraine Pentz, 78

July 31, 2010
  • Grace Lorraine Pentz

NOV. 17, 1931-JULY 28, 2010

Grace Lorraine Pentz, 78, of 910 Concord St. in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Maurice Leroy Dunkin Sr. and the late Viola "Pin" Corine Diffendaffer Dunkin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee Pentz, in 2005.

She was a member of First Brethren Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Kay Sales of Hagerstown; one son, Donnie L. Pentz of Hagerstown; three sisters, Nancy "Nan" Mundey of Hagerstown, Charlotte "Lu" Myers of Greencastle, Pa., and Sharon LeHardy of Chambersburg, Pa.; two brothers, Maurice "June" Dunkin Jr. of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Harry "Pork" Dunkin Sr. of Hagerstown; two grandchildren, Keith Teach of Hagerstown and John "JD" Sales of Hagerstown; one great-grandchild, Kaitlyn Teach of Hagerstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Sue Gross and Pauline "Peg" Garula; and three brothers, Ronnie, Robert "Bob" and Howard Dunkin.

Services will be Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Major Robert Lyle and Larry Miller of The Salvation Army officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army, 534 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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