Linda J. Howerton, 58

JULY 2, 1953-APRIL 8, 2012

April 16, 2012
  • Howerton

Linda Jean Howerton, 58, of 1008F Security Blvd., Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012, at her home.

Born Thursday, July 2, 1953, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Carl Wismer of Stephens City, Va., and the late Faye Jean (Bowers) Wismer.

She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Besides her father, she is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth J. Kees, Edith V. Howerton and Sarah M. Howerton, all of Hagerstown; sister, Christine Wismer of Florida; brothers, Don Wismer of Stephens City and Lawrence Wismer of New Jersey; and three grandchildren, Alanis, Bella and Daniel.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, April 19, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. J. Stanley Steele officiating.

Family will receive friends at the church following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to NAMI ( or the Washington County Humane Society, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

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