Donald D. Frush, 89

SEPT. 21, 1922-JAN. 20, 2012

January 23, 2012

Donald Draper Frush, 89, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport, Md.

Born Sept. 21, 1922, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Walter H. and Alma Anderson (Draper) Frush.

Donald was a 1940 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

Mr. Frush was employed as a tooling engineer for more than 40 years with Fairchild Industries in Hagerstown.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church in Hagerstown, and enjoyed traveling and visiting national and state parks and horticultural gardens, and listening to classical music.

Donald  is survived by a daughter, Shirley (Frush) Konas and husband, Matthew, of Damascus, Md.; a son, Ronald Frush and wife, Cheryl, of Fountain Hills, Ariz.;  a grandson, Ryan Konas, and a granddaughter, Jessica Konas, both of Damascus; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Virginia L. Frush; sister, Isabel Burgess; and brothers, George Frush, Robert Frush and Richard Frush.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Patrick Ricker officiating.

Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Maryland State Veterans Honor Guard.

Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Donald’s name to John Wesley United Methodist Church, 129 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or Homewood Retirement Center, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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