Lester Ernde, 50

MAY 29, 1961-JAN. 19, 2012

January 22, 2012

Lester “Leroy” Ernde, 50, of East Avenue, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born May 29, 1961, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Charles W. Ernde Sr. of Hagerstown and the late Betty Jane (Myers) Ernde.

He attended North Hagerstown High School.

He was employed by Craig Paving of Hagerstown.

Leroy was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend.

In addition to his father, he is survived by brothers, Charles “Willie” Ernde Jr. and wife, Shirley, of Hagerstown, Clarence “Ed” Ernde and wife, Glenda, of Waynesboro, and Terry L. Ernde Sr. and wife, Pat, of Hagerstown; sisters, Linda Schools and husband, Billy, of Florida, and Cheryl Saylor of Florida; nephews, Terry Ernde Jr. and wife, Jackie, Russell Griffith, and Steve Rohrer and wife, Stacy; niece, Tammy Saylor; great-nephews, Kamryn and Blake Ernde; great-nieces, Tiffany Rohrer and Hannah Shub; and many friends.

Services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.


Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, Md.

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