Lillian L. Bartles, 84

April 13, 2011
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JULY 7, 1926-APRIL 11, 2011

Lillian Loretta McNamee Bartles, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., died on Monday, April 11, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born July 7, 1926, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Paul E.C. and Mary Elizabeth Mowen McNamee.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert H. Bartles Sr.

She was a lifelong homemaker. She was a school crossing guard with the city of Hagerstown for approximately 12 years.

She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church and a longtime resident of Highland Way in Hagerstown.

She was a member of Queen Esther Chapter No. 3, Order of Eastern Star, Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Morris Frock Post 42, Ladies Auxiliary of William D. Byron Post No. 1936 Veteran of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary Elks No. 378, Ladies Auxiliary United Transportation Union and Ladies Auxiliary AMVETS Post 10.

She is survived by one daughter, Patricia Ann Brewer of New Cumberland; two sons, P. David Bartles of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Albert H. Bartles Jr. of Hagerstown; six sisters, Lorraine Ebersole, Elaine Lewis and Patricia Michael, all of Hagerstown, Thelma Oberholzer of Greencastle, Pa., Lois Helman of Maugansville, Md., and Janice McDaniel of Chambersburg, Pa.; one brother, Paul L. McNamee of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son; two sisters, Mahala Jane, who died at birth in 1936, and Virginia E. Stonebraker; four brothers, William McNamee, Samuel A. McNamee, Charles C. McNamee and Robert L.E. McNamee.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Randall Reid will officiate. Burial will be in Broadfording Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made to the Scholarship Fund of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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