Alanna J. Overdorff, 81

NOV. 8, 1931-DEC. 11, 2012

December 16, 2012
  • Overdorff

Alanna Jeannine Overdorff, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at her home.

Born Sunday, Nov. 8, 1931, in Johnstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry A. Adams and the late Mary Deliah (Burley) Adams.

She graduated from New Florence High School in New Florence, Pa.

She was employed with John Ott Pictures Inc./Film Library in Winnetka, Ill., March of Dimes, WPS and Home Mutual Life Insurance, all of Hagerstown, and last with the Boys Club of Washington County.

She was a member of Grace Reformed Fellowship/Presbyterian Church of America.

After her retirement, Jeannine spent many hours volunteering her time throughout the community.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Gerald Wilson Overdorff; four daughters, Kathie J. Eccard of Hagerstown, Sherry R. Wood of Maugansville, Md., Rhonda L. Stouffer of Smithsburg, Md., and Lisa A. Mummert of Hagerstown; one son, Dean W. Overdorff of Hanover, Pa.; one sister, Inez T. Rager of New Florence; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Ada K. Queer, Mary Grace Lison, June M. Wendell and Rita L. Adams; and brothers, Earl F. Adams and Harry A. Adams Jr.

Memorial services will be Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Garry L. Knaebel officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 100 Charles St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Interment will be private.

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