Doris L. Obitts, 81

February 14, 2011

MAY 12, 1929-FEB. 13, 2011

Doris Lee Obitts, 81, of Rosebank Way, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Golden Living Center, Hagerstown.

Born May 12, 1929, in Libertytown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Reno Park and Helen Elizabeth Strawsburg Eyler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John William Obitts, in 1985.

She was employed by St. Maria Goretti High School until her retirement. She was previously employed by Ray Lynn Restaurant, Williamsport, Md., and One of a Kind Restaurant, Hagerstown.

She was a member of Church of the Nazarene, Hagerstown.

Survivors include daughter, Debra Elizabeth Dowler of Martinsburg, W.Va.; daughter, Mary Ellen McAbee of Hagerstown; son, Terry W. Obitts of Hagerstown; best friend, Sue Antill of Hagerstown; sister, Viola Ludwig of Magnolia, N.J.; sister, Linda Kline of Smithsburg, Md.; brother, Gary Eyler of Hagerstown; five grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Virginia Eyler and Vivian Wetzel; and two brothers, Donald Eyler and Wilbur Eyler.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. Wednesday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be at the funeral home Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Steven Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Holly Place, 268 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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