Adaline M. Mills, 91

OCT. 10, 1920-SEPT. 7, 2012

September 08, 2012
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Adaline May (Swope) Mills, 91, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born Oct. 10, 1920, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Virgie May (Lowman) Swope.

She worked as a housekeeper for more than 30 years at the Sheraton Hotel in Hagerstown.

Adaline is survived by three daughters, Sonja J. Fox of Hagerstown, Betty J. Hebb of Jacksonville, Fla., and Barbara J. Myers of Falling Waters, W.Va.; two sons, Darvin E. Mills of Glen Burnie, Md., and Charles D. Mills of Greencastle, Pa.; two sisters, Isabel E. Sellers of State Line, Pa., and Marlene G. Emory of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Adaline was preceded in death by two grandsons, Scott Mills and James "Jimmy" A. Fox; a granddaughter, Suzanne L. Fox; a sister, Peggy H. Swope; and nine brothers, Mahlon Kendle, Raymond Swope Jr., Lloyd J. Swope, Walter B. Swope, Edward F. Swope, Theodore Swope, Paul J. Swope, Robert C. Swope and Charles L. Swope.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Interment will follow in Leitersburg Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel.

Memorial donations may be made in Adaline's name to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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