Thelma L. McFadden, 88

JUNE 22, 1922-FEB. 2, 2011

February 03, 2011
  • Thelma L. McFadden
Thelma L. McFadden

HANCOCK — Thelma L. McFadden, 88, of Hancock, Md., died peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Julia Manor in Hagerstown, Md.

Born June 22, 1922, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Oscar J. and Nannie Weller and the widow of Kenneth Earl McFadden, who died June 10, 1989.

She was employed various places throughout her life. She worked at Jacob Brothers for many years until they closed. She enjoyed working as a waitress at the Skater Bowl, The National Restaurant and the Bridge Restaurant. Thelma enjoyed these jobs because she enjoyed being around people.

Thelma had a special LOVE for animals. She took many stray animals into her home over the years. She attended the Stone Church as a child. In her adult years, she attended Orchard Ridge First Church of God.

Thelma is survived by two sons, Kenneth McFadden and wife, Lillian, and Sherman McFadden and wife, Sandra, both of Hancock; one daughter, Jeannie (McFadden) Divelbliss and husband, Danny, of Georgia; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren.

A service will be held Sunday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. Jeff Hawbaker will officiate. Burial will be in the Stone Church Cemetery, Mercersburg, Pa.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to the humane society of your choice.

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