William F. Hirsch, 81

December 16, 2010

SEPT. 30, 1929-DEC. 16, 2010

William F. Hirsch, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.  

Born on Sept. 30, 1929, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Joseph John Hirsch and Naomi (Suite) Hirsch.

Mr. Hirsch was a 1948 graduate of Southern High School in Baltimore, Md.

William retired from ADT Alarm Systems in Baltimore after working over 30 years.

He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth M. Hirsch; two daughters, Deborah Dyson and her husband Douglas, and Mary (Jackie) Adkins and her husband Brian; loving brother of Delores Bauer, Charlotte Davis, Robert Hirsch, and the late Mary Scrimger and Jack Hirsch; dear grandfather of Bill Adkins, Matthew and Nicole Adkins, Caleb Adkins, David Dyson, and Sheri and Randy Schneider. He was the loving great-grandfather of C.J. Schneider and Riley Schneider. He is also survived by numerous godchildren, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life luncheon will be held after the holidays.

 In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the  Alzheimer's Association of Western Maryland, 5 Public Square, 307, Hagerstown MD 21740.

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