Leda M. Harnish, 76

JUNE 3, 1935-DEC. 22, 2011

December 23, 2011
  • Harnish

Leda M. Harnish, 76, of Hagerstown, went to be with her loving Savior on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at her home.

Born June 3, 1935, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John Daniel and Naomi Virginia (Houser) Spielman Kendle.

Leda was a 1953 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was a member of Evangel Baptist Church in Hagerstown.

She retired in 1996 as a cashier at Safeway Grocery Store after 30 years of service.

Leda is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, George F. Harnish Sr.; a daughter, Tina D. Drury and husband, David, of Williamsport; twin sons, Terry L. Harnish and wife, Mary Lou, of Hagerstown, and Larry L. Harnish and wife, Cindy, of Maugansville; a daughter-in-law, Barbara K. Harnish; one sister, June Myers; three brothers, Leon Miller, Earl Miller and Roger "Bobby" Kendle; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, George F. Harnish Jr.; and a brother, Jim Spielman.

A funeral service will be Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with Pastor Ronald Faith and Associate Pastor Carl Gibbs officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Leda's name to Evangel Baptist Church, 17922 Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742; Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or made to Mr. George F. Harnish Sr. and sent to the church's address.

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