Ruth M. Spurdens, 62

OCT. 11, 1949-DEC. 23, 2011

December 27, 2011

Ruth Mae Spurdens, 62, formerly of 611 Adams Ave., Hagerstown, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at Western Maryland Health Care System in Cumberland, Md.

Born Oct. 11, 1949, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late William Burley and Evelyn Isabell Hardy Spence.

She worked for 11 years at The Salvation Army women’s shelter in Hagerstown.

She is survived by a son, William Hahn, and wife, Denise, of Marion, Pa.; three sisters, Lottie V. Spence of Baltimore, Beatrice M. Kupfer and husband, William, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Sharon Huntzberry and husband, Gerald, of Fairplay; a brother, Charles C. Spence of Baltimore; three grandchildren, Jonathan, Macayla and Brandon; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. CSM Larry Miller will officiate. There will be no viewing.

Donations may be made to Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. Hagerstown, MD 21740, to help defray funeral expenses.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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