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Amos A. Sharpe Jr., 68

May 01, 2011

JAN. 27, 1943-APRIL 29, 2011

Amos Allen Sharpe Jr., 68, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, April 29, 2011, under skilled and loving care at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.

Born at home in Saxton, Pa., Jan. 27, 1943, he was the son of the late Amos A. Sharpe Sr. and Shirley Troutman Sharpe.

He was a 1961 graduate of Kutztown Area High School, Kutztown, Pa. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1965 with a B.S. in business administration. He later took advanced courses in economics at the University of Delaware and the University of Maryland.

His first position after graduating from college was with Prudential Life Insurance Co. He later worked for the Federal Trade Commission, during this period he was enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve.

He is survived by a sister, Alice K. Angstadt and husband, Robert, of Wernersville, Pa.; a brother, Thomas M. Sharpe of Annandale, Va.; a niece, Marjorie L. Minnetian and husband, Paul, of Whittier, Calif.; and a nephew, Stephen R. and wife, Patricia, of Mohnton, Pa.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

The family will receive friends at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Md., Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society or the Damascus Cemetery Association.

Online condolences can be made at www.grovefh.com.

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