Sue Ellen "E" Metzger, 66, of Kelso Drive in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at her home.
Born Dec. 17, 1944, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Zada (Straley) Longanecker.
She was employed by Frederick County Board of Education for 39 years, working at Sabillasville Elementary School. She retired in the spring of 2010. She had a great passion for volunteering and teaching young children.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, George Metzger, whom she married Nov. 17, 1962; daughter, Deb Staley and husband, Donald, of Clear Spring, Md.; sons, Rick Metzger and wife, Shari, of Smithsburg, Md., Ron Metzger and wife, Jennifer, of Hempstead, Md., Jeff Metzger and wife, Lynn, of Boonsboro, Md., and Tony Metzger and wife, Diann, of Smithsburg; grandchildren, Toni Lynn, Mandy, Aaron, Matthew, Taylor, Courtney, Logan, Ashlee and Shaylee; great-grandchildren, Lexi and Jayden; brothers, Floyd Jr. "Buddie," Larry and David; sisters, Shirley, Sylvia, Rose, Nancy, Linda and Cathy; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Curtis.
Services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742 or SPCA of Frederick, 217 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701.
Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.