Maria Staymates, 87

JUNE 4, 1925-JULY 12, 2012

July 13, 2012
  • Staymates

Maria Staymates, 87, of Hagerstown, Md., went to be with the Lord, July 12, 2012.

She was born Thursday, June 4, 1925, in Nuremberg, Germany, the only child of the late Rudolph and Emma Meindel Hopf.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Arthur Staymates. Their son, James Staymates, and grandson, Joel Martin, preceded her in death.

She is also survived by her daughter, Linda Carpenter and her husband, Ken, of Waynesboro, Pa.; daughter, Michele Maria Staymates of Montgomery Village, Md.; son, Archie Staymates of Baltimore, Md.; and Saundra Staymates, widow of son, James, of Upperco, Md. Also surviving are her six grandchildren, Maria Danielle Fessler, Brian Staymates, James Bret Staymates, Lindsey Staymates, Emma Czarnopys and Aaron Czarnopys.

She was a member of First Christian Church of Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, Sunday, July 15, 2012, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

Services will be held at the funeral home Monday, July 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ray Blanset and the Rev. Ed Hampton will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, with a short graveside service.

The family invites you to join them at Fountain Head Country Club for lunch following the funeral services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Temple, 16221 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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