Catherine I. Cline, 89

JAN. 29, 1923-JULY 30, 2012

August 01, 2012
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Catherine Irene "Kate" Cline, 89, of 9710 Old National Pike in Hagerstown, Md., left her earthly home and entered into her heavenly home on Monday, July 30, 2012.

Born Jan. 29, 1923, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harlan and Lula Gruber Rider.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Arthur Earl Cline, in 1996.

She was a member of Cornerstone Community Church, formerly known as Grace Brethren Church.

Kate was a homemaker and was content with her life of loving her family, and planting and tending to her garden and flowers.

She is survived by three sons and their spouses, Arthur D. Cline (Orpha) and Carl L. Cline (Marcy) of Hagerstown, and Earl W. Cline (Linda) of Leland, N.C.; three sisters, Lois Arnold, Peggy Sword and Helen Embly, all of Hagerstown; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Kent and Faye Gardiner; and four brothers, Paul Deeds, Carl Deeds, John Rider and Harlan "Bud" Rider.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Mike Richards of Cornerstone Community Church will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cornerstone Community Church, 20519 Beaver Creek Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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