Doris V. Niner, 88

March 23, 2011
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AUG. 27, 1922-MARCH 22, 2011

Doris Virginia (Kershner) Niner, 88, a resident of the Residence at Timber Pines in Spring Hill, Fla., and formerly of Hagerstown, died on March 22, 2011, at the Timber Pines Home.

Born Aug. 27, 1922, in Funkstown, she was the daughter of the late Earl M. and Grace (Ausherman) Kershner.

Mrs. Niner was a 1940 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

Her husband of 62 years, Joseph Anthony Niner, died March 31, 2002.

Mrs. Niner owned the Children's Shop in Hagerstown from 1957 to 1967. She worked in the retail business most of her life, and when she went to Florida in 1986, she worked at Marshall's department store until retiring for the last time at the age of 83.

She is survived by two daughters, Joan Fisher of Potomac, Md., and Joyce Zeck of Gaithersburg, Md.; two sons, Dennis Niner of Brooksville, Fla., and Joseph Niner of Lexington, N.C.; a brother, James Kershner of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Hartle of Hagerstown.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. George A. Limmer officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Doris's name to: HPH Hospice, 12260 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34601.

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