Serena P. Tasker, 11

FEB. 17, 2000-MARCH 14, 2011

March 17, 2011
  • Serena Peyton Tasker
Serena Peyton Tasker

HANCOCK, Md. — Serena Peyton Tasker, age 11, of Hancock, Md., died Monday, March 14, 2011, at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Born Feb. 17, 2000, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of Shawn Alan and Teresa Lynn Hines Tasker of Hancock.

Serena was a fifth-grade student at Hancock Elementary School, where she was a member of the Raiders Cheerleaders.

She was a member of the Tri State Tigers Competition Cheerleading Team.

She volunteered for Loaves and Fishes Thrift Store in Hancock.

She was a member of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Hancock.

Serena was an organ donor and has already impacted two other lives.

Besides her parents she is survived by her grandparents, Roger and stepgrandmother, Cheryl Hines, of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Margaret La Liberte; aunts, Lisa Hendershot, Teresa Feck, Cheryl Stephens, Jamie Atlee and Heather Mace; uncle, Daniel Tasker; and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Daniel L. Tasker Sr. and Patricia Ann Tasker.

A service will be held Saturday, March 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 2 E. High St., Hancock. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hancock Assembly of God Church, 431 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock.

The family requests that all her friends and classmates attending wear Funky Socks.

The family also requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Serena’s memory may be made to the Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750.

Arrangements were handled by the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.

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