Gloria L. Bohrer, 79

March 24, 2011
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JUNE 7, 1931-MARCH 16, 2011

Gloria Lee Bohrer, 79, of North Lauderdale, Fla., died on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Fla.

She was born June 7, 1931, in Hancock, Md., to Lillian Corrine Baker.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Ellery Kenneth Bohrer Sr., on Nov. 6, 1994.

She was a longtime member of Washington Square United Methodist Church.

She was a member of Ladies of Elk Lodge 378 in Hagerstown, the Funkstown American Legion Post 211 Auxiliary and The Daughters of the Nile.

She was active with her husband in the Ali Ghan Shrine and the Legion of Honor Unit.

She is survived by one son, E. Kenneth Bohrer Jr., and wife, Lisa M. Bohrer, of Frostburg, Md.; one sister, Dolores J. Yost of North Lauderdale; two grandchildren, Joseph C. Bohrer and wife, Dana, and Madeleine R. Bohrer, all of Frostburg.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Meryl K. Clevenger.

She was raised in Hancock, graduated from Hancock High School and Hagerstown Business College, and worked for Dillion's Orchard, Pangborn, the Ramada Inn and as a crossing guard.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 8 p. m.

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