Gary K. Spielman, 57

SEPT. 26, 1954-FEB. 8, 2012

February 11, 2012
  • Spielman

Gary Keith Spielman, 57, of Hagerstown, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at his home.

Born Sept. 26, 1954, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Janet Carmeleta (Wiegand) Spielman of Maugansville and the late Donald Richard Spielman.

Gary was a 1972 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Baltimore in 1983 and his Master of Business Administration Degree from Frostburg State University in 1990.

Gary retired in 2003 as a Lieutenant in the Hagerstown Police Department, taught Criminal Justice as a professor at Kaplan College and was President of Spielman Title Service, Hagerstown.

He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion, Fraternal Order of Police Thomas Pangborn Lodge 88, all of Hagerstown and had been an assistant Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 17, Williamsport.

In addition to his mother, he also is survived by his loving wife, Donna Marie (Benningfield) Spielman; two children, Eric R. Spielman, and Jessica C. Bishop and husband, Joshua, all of Hagerstown; one brother, Jeffrey L. Spielman of Hancock; and his beloved German Shepherd, Jozey.

Friends will be received Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the F.O.P. Thomas Pangborn Lodge 88, P.O. Box 61, Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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