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Leila V. Flora, 95

March 04, 2011
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FEB. 8, 1916-MARCH 3, 2011

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Leila Virginia Flora, 95, of 130 Southern Oak Drive, Hagerstown, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Coffman Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

She was born Feb. 8, 1916, in Cumberland, Md., to the late Frank Albert and Hazel Rebecca Tischer Good.

She was a graduate of Hagerstown Junior College and received her bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland.

She was employed as a registered nurse for 23 years with the Washington County Health Department, retiring in 1976.

She was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church, Williamsport, Md. She also attended Johnsontown Bible Church Hedgesville, W.Va.

She was past matron of Chapter No. 89 Order of Eastern Star, Hagerstown.

Survivors include: husband, Robert Lee Flora, of Hagerstown; daughter, Sherilyn R. Barnhart and her husband, Kenneth, of Hedgesville, W.Va.; granddaughter, Melissa Carper Franks and her husband, Gary, of Bunker Hill, W.Va.; grandson, Russell Barnhart, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; great-grandson, Dylan Carper, of Bunker Hill, and great-grandson, Trent Carper, of Bunker Hill.

She was predeceased by one son, Richard L. Vandegrift, and one great-grandson, Jordy Carper.

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport on Monday, March 7, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. on Monday for the convenience of family and friends. Officers and members of Chapter No. 89 Order of Eastern Star Hagerstown will conduct services at 6 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at 11 a.m., with the Revs. Dr. James E. Swecker and Jack Rudy officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park Williamsport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Coffman Nursing Home Activity Fund, 1304 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742

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