Beverly J. Hines, 81

APRIL 14, 1931-AUG. 22, 2012

August 23, 2012
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Beverly Jane (Long) Hines, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., passed from this life on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born April 14, 1931, in Boonsboro, Md., she was the daughter of the late Everett C. "Jim" and Ruth May (McCarter) Long. Her husband of 50 years, Stephen A. Hines Sr., preceded her in death on Sept. 3, 2006.

Beverly was a 1949 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was an employee at Fairchild, did clerical duties at the mail processing center and the Stationery House in Hagerstown, and was a homemaker during the latter part of her life.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Hagerstown.

Beverly is survived by her daughter, Donna R. Harding and husband, Kevin, of Magnolia, Del.; two sons, Gregory L. Long and wife, Joyce, of Hagerstown, and Stephen A. Hines Jr. of Hagerstown; her sister and best friend, Anita Hildebrand of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral ceremony will be Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Friday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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