Elizabeth Katherine Munitz, 87

January 15, 2011
  • Elizabeth Katherine Munitz
Elizabeth Katherine Munitz

JAN. 16, 1923-JAN. 14, 2011

Elizabeth Katherine Munitz, 87, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.

Born Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1923, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Alfred Frederick Barghausen and Mary Jeanette Fitzgerald Barghausen.

She graduated from Eastern High School in Washington, D.C.

She is survived by her daughters, Nancy McKinsey and husband, Mick, of Hagerstown, and Linda McGehee and husband, Steven, of Waldorf, Md.; son, Robert Xander and wife, Patricia, of Clifton, Va.; brother, Alfred Barghausen of Boulder, Colo.; grandchildren, Amy Park, Lisa Xander, Jeff Xander, and Michael and Andrew McGehee; and great-grandchildren, Alex, Jared and Juliana Park, and Nicholas McGehee.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bernard E. Xander; second husband, Sidney J. Munitz; and sister, Margaret Murphy.

Family will receive friends at George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 6160 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

Services will be held Friday, Jan.  21, 2011, at 11 a.m. at George P. Kalas Funeral Home, Oxon Hill. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, MD 20746.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, 386 Park Ave. South, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016.

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