Donald E. Metz, 85

JAN. 30, 1927-MAY 9, 2012

May 11, 2012

Donald E. Metz, 85, of Hagerstown passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his home.

Born Jan. 30, 1927, in Warren, Ohio, he was the son of the late William Roy and Mary Louise (Benchoff) Metz.

He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church in Hagerstown; American Legion; Elks Club and the Waynesboro Country Club. Donald enjoyed golfing, woodworking and stained glass.

Donald served in the U.S. Navy and was employed as a personnel director at the General Motors Parts Division.

He is survived by his loving wife, Faye L. Metz; two daughters, Lisa Metz of San Antonio, Texas, and Karen Sledge of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Pauline Hendel and husband, John, of Tempe, Ariz.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Donald was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012, at Christ Reformed Church. Inurnment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the church. It is the wish of the family that relatives and friends remain for lunch and fellowship following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Donald's name to Christ's Reformed Church, 130 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740 or R.E.A.C.H. Cold Weather Shelter, 140 W. Franklin St., Suite 300, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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