Dorothy J. Gerhart, 74

June 02, 2011

DEC. 5, 1936-JUNE 2, 2011

Dorothy Jean Gerhart, 74, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, June 2, 2011, at her home.

Born Dec. 5, 1936, in Dry Run, Md., she was the daughter of the late J. Raymond and Cora Viola Needy Bloyer.

She was a 1954 graduate of Clear Spring High School in Clear Spring, Md.

She was employed by Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown as a switchboard operator until retiring in 1999.

She was of the Christian faith.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Harold W. Gerhart of Hagerstown; son, Wayne A. Gerhart and his girlfriend, Marcia Foster, of Liberty, Mo.; sister, Charlotte Trumpower of Hagerstown; and one nephew.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 6, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., with Pastor Dennis Whitmore officiating.

The family will receive friends Monday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral home will be open Monday after 9 a.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, with Pastor Dennis Whitmore officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown MD 21742.

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