Gladys M. McNamee, 93

DEC. 6, 1917-MAY 2, 2011

May 03, 2011
  • Gladys M. McNamee
Gladys M. McNamee

Gladys Margaret Moore McNamee, 93, of 17915 Sand Wedge Drive, Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, May 2, 2011, at her home.

Born Dec. 6, 1917, in Reid, Md., she was the daughter of the late Alvey R. and Maude Martin Cook.

Gladys was the youngest daughter and the last child of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Loyd B. Moore, who died in 1983.

She was employed with Fairchild Aircraft for 36 years, retiring in 1987.

Gladys and her husband, Paul, belonged to the Hagerstown Bible Church, where they met after their first loved ones died, and now for many years have been attending the Evangel Baptist Church, under the late Pastor Ernest Thompson and the current pastor, Ron Faith.

She is survived by her second husband, Paul L. McNamee; a daughter, Faye L. Fletcher of Hagerstown; a granddaughter, Michele Willis and husband Jack; two great-grandchildren, Meaghan Willis and Robbie Willis; and good friends, Glenn and Sue Smith of Williamsport.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Geneva Cook, Pauline Bowers and Viola Swisherd; and three brothers, Clarence, Guy and Ralph Cook.

Funeral services will Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. The Rev. Ron K. Faith and the Rev. Gerald D. Carbaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers and that donations be made to Evangel Baptist Church, 17922 Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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