Darwish Moghbel, 27

JULY 4, 1984-JAN. 22, 2012

January 26, 2012
  • Moghbel

Darwish Moghbel, age 27, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in his sleep near Hancock.

Born July 4, 1984, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Claudia Goertz of Knoxville, Md., and Hamid Moghbel of Hagerstown.

He attended Washington County Human Development Center, Hagerstown, for the past two years.

From 1984 to 1988, Darwish attended the Lincoln Intermediate Unit Preschool Program at the Franklin Learning Center in Chambersburg, Pa.; from 1988 to 2000, he attended the Franklin Learning Center in Chambersburg; from 2000 to 2002, he attended the Washington County Job Development Center in Smithsburg; in 2005 he graduated from Marshall Street School in Hagerstown; also in 2005 Darwish started the Adult Pathways Program at Way Station in Frederick, Md.; and in the past two years he attended the Washington County Human Development Council Day Habilitation Program of Hagerstown.

Besides his parents, Darwish is survived by his 29-year-old sister, Hannah Moghbel, of Hagerstown; his 32-year-old brother, Ali Moghbel, of Hamburg, Germany; maternal grandmother, Baerbel Goertz, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and paternal grandmother, Afsar Hatami, of Irvine, Calif.


He was preceded in death by grandfathers Adalbert Goertz and Mortesa Moghbel.
Services will be announced at a later date.

Contributions may be made in Darwish’s name to the United Way of Franklin County, 183 S. Coldbrook Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201

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