Patrick Ridenour, 43

AUG. 6, 1969-FEB. 11, 2012

February 13, 2012

Patrick Ridenour, 43, of Chestertown, Md., died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.

He was born Aug. 6, 1969, in Hagerstown, Md.

He was a 1986 graduate of Mercersburg Academy, where he was a member of the swim team. He attended UMBC, studying economics and music.
Growing up, he was a member of several club swim teams in Hagerstown. His biggest passion was his music, as he played with various groups throughout the Baltimore area.

Most recently, he was self-employed.

He is survived by his mother, BoAnn Bohman and husband, Jim Murray, of Carroll Valley, Pa.; brother, Matthew Ridenour and wife, Michelle, of Summit Point, W.Va.; sisters, Amee Kearns of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Lauren Hahn and husband, Scott, of Smithsburg, Md.; nephews, Zachary and Joshua Ridenour, and Nicholas Hahn; and nieces, Peyton and Leah Hahn. He is also survived by his aunts, uncles and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Norman “Bud” and Charlotte Bentz.

The family will receive friends at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, from 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held for the family on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

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