Natalie J. Easterday, 77

MAY 10, 1934-JAN. 9, 2012

January 09, 2012

Natalie Joyce (Barnhart) Easterday, 77, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life to the next on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown.

Born May 10, 1934, in Boonsboro, she was the daughter of the late Deloss Andrew and Thelma (Stottlemyer) Barnhart.

Her husband, Leonard M. Easterday, preceded her in death.

Natalie was a 1952 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

Mrs. Easterday had formerly been an employee of the Hagerstown Shoe Co. and Burton R. Hoffman Insurance Agency in Hagerstown. She retired in 1995 after 21 years with the Washington County Health Department, where she was employed as the personnel director.

Natalie was a member of Mount Lena United Methodist Church in Boonsboro, where she was a member of the Apple Dumpling Gang.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda K. Cole and her husband, Terry, of Hagerstown; two granddaughters, Lauren Hoffman and her husband, Scott, and Allison Cole, all of Hagerstown; and one great-granddaughter, Alexys Mills.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Ron Kurtz will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Mount Lena United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Friends are invited to visit at the funeral home beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, where the family will be present to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Mount Lena United Methodist Church, 21234 Mount Lena Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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