Frederick A. Shank, 83

July 26, 2011

MAY 1, 1928-JULY 26, 2011

Frederick Aldine Shank, 83, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.

Born Tuesday, May 1, 1928, in Middletown, Md., he was the son of the late Raymond Isaac Shank and the late Anna Hazel Gladhill Shank Eckard.

He was a 1947 graduate of Hagerstown High School and later graduated from Columbia Business College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War.

Fred was employed with the Maryland Correctional Institution, retiring after 31 years of service. He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church in Hagerstown.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane (DeLauder) Shank of Hagerstown; daughter, Nancy Ann Brugh and husband, Joseph, of Towson, Md.; grandson, Patrick Joseph Brugh and wife, Ann, of St. Louis, Mo.; granddaughter, Amy Kathleen Brugh of Baltimore, Md.

Services will be held Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Gregg Meserole officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home, Thursday, July 28, 2011, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Interment will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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