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Edna J. Gouker, 85

March 03, 2011

SEPT. 10, 1925-MARCH 2, 2011

Mrs. Edna Jane Gouker, 85, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Myersville, Md., died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Jane was the wife of the late Robert E. Gouker, who preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 1987.

Born Sept. 10, 1925, in Middletown, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Ruth Waters Wiles.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, and a member of Myersville Homemakers Club, where she had served as treasurer for 35 years.

Surviving are her children, Sarah Sullivan and Gary Gouker and his wife, Anna; and grandson, Brad Gouker and his wife, Megan, all of Hagerstown.

Preceding Jane in death were three sisters, Myrie Taylor, Ellen Wiles and Frances Kepler.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Ricketts Funeral Home, Myersville, with Pastor Kathy Vitalis-Hoffman officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 4 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jane's name to Williamsport Retirement Village, c/o the Employee Christmas Fund, 154 N. Artizan St., Williamsport MD 21795.

The family would like to thank everyone at the nursing home for the loving care that was given to our mother and grandmother.  She loved everyone there, and we know they loved her.

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