Pauline V. Strite, 75

APRIL 5, 1937-NOV. 13, 2012

November 14, 2012
  • Strite

Pauline Virginia Strite, 75, of Abby Lane, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Julia Manor Healthcare Center of Hagerstown.

Born April 5, 1937, in Frederick County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Howard J Smith Sr. and Beulah Marie (Corum) Smith.

She attended Frederick High School.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Melvin "Sonny" Strite, whom she married Oct. 31, 1972; children, David Lee Bradshaw and wife, Robin, of Hagerstown, Barbara Wiles and husband, Michael, of Boonsboro, Connie Sines and husband, Billy, of Middletown, Margaret Bradshaw of Boonsboro and Donald Strite of Hagerstown; sisters, Ester May of Greencastle, Pa. and Peggy Wike of York, Pa.; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by her first husband, Maurice Emory Bradshaw; sister, Nancy Dickensheets and brothers, Austin Smith, Howard Smith Jr. and Floyd Smith.

Services will be held Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, Md., with Pastor David Howell officiating. Burial will be in Myersville Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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