Dorothy J. Spessard, 76

MARCH 1, 1935-JUNE 14, 2011

June 16, 2011
  • Dorothy Jean Spessard
Dorothy Jean Spessard

Dorothy Jean Spessard, 76, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her family.

Born Friday, March 1, 1935, in Downsville, Md., she was the daughter of Catherine Ella (Shafer) McCauley of Hagerstown and the late John Turner.

She was a former employee of F&M Bank for 25 years. On May 27, 2011, she retired from the Washington County Human Development Council after 25 years.

She was a member of Christ Reformed Church.

Besides her mother, she is survived by her daughter, Lisa J. Thompson of Hagerstown; grandson, Shane William Thompson and wife, Angie, of Hagerstown; and great-granddaughters, Heidi, Heather and Brooke.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Frank William Thompson.

Services will be held Monday, June 20, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Stephen Wagoner officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, June 19, 2011, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Interment will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

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

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