Joann G. Eigenbrode, 79

August 18, 2011

MARCH 6, 1932-AUG.17, 2011

Mrs. Joann G. (Greenawalt) Eigenbrode, 79, of 11575 Country Club Road, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug.17, 2011, in Quincy Village, Quincy, Pa., where she was a guest for a short time.

Born March 6, 1932, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Catherine (Fitz) Greenawalt. She spent her early life in Cascade, Md.

Mrs. Eigenbrode was a graduate of Smithsburg High School, Smithsburg, Md., with the Class of 1950. She later attended Waynesboro Business College.

She and her late husband, Mr. Richard D. Eigenbrode, were married Sept. 13, 1968, in Hagerstown, Md. They had lived at their present residence since 1989.  Dick passed away on Dec. 15, 2009.

Mrs. Eigenbrode was employed at Thurmont Bank in Thurmont, Md., Howard Johnson in Chambersburg, Pa., and at Holiday Inn in Chambersburg and Hagerstown. She then co-owned and operated with her husband the Travel Lodge, presently the Comfort Inn, in Waynesboro from 1977 until 1987. They also owned the Hoover House, Waynesboro, from 1984 until her retirement in 1987.

She was a member of Otterbein Church of Waynesboro, Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary and Waynesboro Country Club.

Mrs. Eigenbrode is survived by three children, Robert "Rob" Pryor Jr. of Hagerstown, Kathy J. Pryor of Waynesboro, and Kristina E. Whalen of Harleysville, Pa.; and two grandchildren, Hannah M. Whalen and MJ Whalen, both of Harleysville.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with Pastor John Mullen officiating.  Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

It was her request to have no public viewing, but the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Franklin County Breast Cancer Research, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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