Margaret E. Stotler, 83

SEPT. 8, 1928-NOV. 15, 2011

November 15, 2011

Margaret Elsie Vanorsdale Stotler, 83, of Hancock, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at the Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Sept. 8, 1928, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Harry Oliver and Emma Artella Sheppard Vanorsdale and the widow of Clyde W. Stotler, who passed away July 2, 1993, and whom she married April 29, 1946, in Baltimore, Md.

She was a homemaker and of Protestant faith.

She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Golden and husband, Maple, of Hancock, Debora Shives and husband, Chris, Needmore, Pa.; one son, Clyde W. Stotler Jr. and wife, Judy, of Hancock; two sisters, Nina Widmyer of Berkeley Springs and Mary Robinson of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two brothers, Donald Vanorsdale of Hancock and Melvin Vanorsdale of Warfordsburg, Pa.; grandchildren, Tabatha McFadden, Terry Golden and wife, Buffy, Michelle Booth and husband, Jamie, David Stotler, and Lynn Shivese; great-grandchildren, Ashley Glessner and husband, Matt, Josh Golden, Laura Golden, Brandon McFadden and Hailey Booth; one great-great-grandson, Isiah Glessner.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Rosella Lanehart, Janet Mills, Emma Bishop and Wanda Mellott.

A service will be held Thursday, Nov. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Burial will be in the Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. For the convenience of family and friends, the funeral home will be open from 3 to 8 p.m.

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