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Stanley M. Berry, 88

OCT. 11, 1923-MAY 13, 2012

May 15, 2012

Stanley Moger Berry, 88, of 11314 Eastwood Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his home.

Born Thursday, Oct. 11, 1923, in Hampton, Va., he was the son of the late Edwin Barton Berry and Edith Weeks Berry.

He graduated from Blair High School, Silver Spring, Md., Virginia Tech and American University. He was employed for 43 years with the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company as an engineer, retiring in 1985. He was a member of Forcey Memorial Church in Silver Spring, and in recent years attended Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was a member of the American Legion. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed golfing with The Telephone Pioneers.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Violet K. Berry; daughter, Bonnie Jean Whitehurst of Frederick, Md.; sons, Stanley K. Berry of Stephens City, Va., and Timothy J. Berry of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Alex Whitehurst, Jennifer Berry, Jesse Whitehurst, Timothy Berry II, Matthew Berry, Briana Berry; great-grandchildren, Timothy Berry III, Carter Berry and Dakoda Whitehurst.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Brown; a brother, Wilfred Berry; and a grandson, Kenny Berry.

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 18, 2012, at 6 p.m. at the Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church, 16421 Lappans Road, Williamsport, MD 21795, with Pastor Franke Zollman officiating.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com

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