Mary Jane McClanathan, 84

December 15, 2010

OCT. 4, 1926-DEC. 15, 2010

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Mary Jane McClanathan, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 at the Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.

She was born Oct. 4, 1926 in Pinesburg, Md., to the late Elmer and Jennie C. Hose Guessford.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ray McClanathan in 2000.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Clear Spring, Md.

She was a member of IORM Tribe No. 84 Red Feather Council No. 59 Degree of Pocahontas Williamsport, Md., Eagles Club Auxillary, Hagerstown, Md., and Potomac Post No. 202 American Legion Auxillary, Williamsport, Md.

Survivors include: daughters, Mary L. Jacobs of Clear Spring, Md., Betty BJ Mumma of Hagerstown, Patricia O'Hara Shepherd of Hedgesville, W.Va.; sons, Kenneth E. Cline of Taylor's Island, Md., and John W. McClanathan of Mercersburg, Pa.; sister, Hazel Swope of Smithsburg, Md.; companion, Paul E. Kirby of Hagerstown; and 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.


She was predeceased by two sisters, Frances McElroy and Mildred Rohrer; three brothers, Richard Guessford, David Guessford and Joe Guessford; and one grandson, Ron Farrow.

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The funeral home will be open after 1 p.m. on Sunday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dennis E. Whitmore officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Clear Spring, Md. Online condolences may be made to the family at:

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