Marie L. Jennings, 78

February 28, 2011|DEC. 1, 1932-FEB. 26, 2011

Mrs. Marie Loretta Jennings, 78, of Hagerstown, died suddenly Saturday, Feb. 26, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.

She was the wife of Howard J. Jennings, who died March 13, 2001.

Born in Middletown on Dec. 1, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Roy E. Kinna Sr. and Elsie Shafer Kinna Wise.

She was a member of Christ Reformed UCC, Middletown.

She is survived by one daughter, Terri Lipman, Springfield, Va.; two granddaughters, Christine Janovich and Madison Lipman; one grandson, Marc Lipman Jr.; two great-granddaughters, Payton Janovich and Elizah Welch; three sisters, Naomi Nikirk, Hagerstown, Evelyn Nicodemus, Boonsboro, and Pat Lipford, Cumming, Ga.; and one brother, Wayne Wise, Mount Airy.

She was predeceased by a son, Daryl Jennings; a granddaughter, Angela Welch; and two brothers, Donald Kinna Sr. and Roy Kinna Jr.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 2, at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown, from 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 3, in Christ Reformed Church cemetery in Middletown. The Rev. Louis Emerick will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Reformed Church or to the American Cancer Society.

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