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Donald E. Straub, 67

MARCH 31, 1944-JULY 30, 2011

July 31, 2011
  • Donald E. Straub
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Donald Eugene Straub, 67, of 421 George St., Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, July 30, 2011, at his home.

Born March 31, 1944, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of the late Paul W. Straub Sr. and Lillian M. Bowers Straub.

Donald was employed with the Washington County Board of Education for more than 30 years as a custodian at North Hagerstown High School, retiring in 2011.

He was a member of Crossroads Community Church in Martinsburg, W.Va.

He was a member of the Owls Club.

He is survived by one daughter, Tracy Soffe and husband, Edward, and their sons, Andrew and Nicholas of Waynesboro, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Tammy Aleshire of Hagerstown and Tina Pasciak of Martinsburg, W.Va.; five sisters, Nancy Lee Hecker, Beverly Jean Bragunier, JoAnn Marie Hott and Darlene Virginia Mumma, all of Hagerstown, and Shirley Mae Schamber of Martinsburg; two brothers, Paul Williams Straub Jr. and Richard Wayne Straub, both of Hagerstown; and his faithful companion, his dog, Buff.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Deacon Randy Bartles will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

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