Mildred I. Shank, 84

April 29, 2011

APRIL 20, 1927-APRIL 28, 2011

Mildred Iola Shank, 84, of Pin Oak Terrace, Hagerstown, Md., died on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born April 20, 1927, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Gertrude I. Fouke Dellinger.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert P. Shank, on Feb. 18, 1999.

She graduated in 1949 from the University of Maryland.

She taught physical education for 30 years at Clear Spring High School, Washington Street Middle School and North Hagerstown High School, retiring in 1980.

She was past president of Washington County Hall of Fame. She was a member of the Maryland State Retired Teachers Association and Washington County Retired Teachers Association.

She is survived by two godchildren, Ann E. Whisner of Hagerstown, and Robert L. Embly of Hagerstown.

At her request, there will be no service or viewing.

Omission of flowers is requested, and donations may be made to Washington County Sports Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 277, Funkstown MD  21734.

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