Maryellen Nissel, 82

August 05, 2010

MARCH 28, 1928-AUG. 3, 2010

Maryellen Nissel, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Wednesday, March 28, 1928, in Elizabeth, N.J., she was the daughter of the late William Ehlert and the late Julia Sullivan Ehlert. Her husband of 56 years, Henry M. Nissel Jr., preceded her in death.

She graduated from Mount Saint Mary's High School in New Jersey. She was a volunteer with the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by two daughters, Marcia Nissel and Rosemary Nissel, both of Hagerstown, Md.; son, Henry M. Nissel III and wife, Lisa, of Flemington, N.J.; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by three sisters, Bernadette Jackson, Julia Fratesi and Theresa Ehlert; and brother, William Ehlert.

Services will be Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at 1 p.m., from Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD 21742, with the Rev. George Limmer officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home, noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6.

Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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