Margaret P. Rudy, 91

SEPT. 5, 1921-NOV. 12, 2012

November 12, 2012

Margaret Pearl (Shifler) Rudy, 91, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro.

Born Sept. 5, 1921, in Broad Run, Md., she was the daughter of the late Earl M. and Pearl V. (Jones) Shifler.

Her husband, Emory E. Rudy, preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by her son, Emory E. “Jr.” Rudy, in 2006.

Margaret was a 1940 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She is survived by two sisters, Helen Cianelli of Boonsboro and Janice Rice of Hagerstown; as well as many nieces and nephews.

A funeral ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. The Rev. Don R. Stevenson will officiate. Her final resting-place ceremony will follow in Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends beginning at 10:30 a.m. the day of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, 33 Potomac St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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