Leon P. Younker, 63

NOV. 22, 1949-JAN. 11, 2013

January 12, 2013
  • Younker

Leon Paige Younker, 63, of Hagerstown, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Nov. 22, 1949, at home in Millstone, Md., he was the son of the late Leo Isaac and Pearl Virginia Gladhill Younker.

He was a 1967 graduate of Hancock (Md.) High School.

He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

He retired as an administrator at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore, Md.

He is survived by his wife, Hana Han; one stepdaughter, C. Linda Santoso Hidajat of Indonesia; one stepson, Anthony Santoso of Indonesia; five sisters, Patsy Moats and Wilma Keefer, both of Mercersburg, Pa., and Linda Weller, Jane Spielman and Audrey Edgerton, all of Hancock; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Younker and Stanley Younker.

A service will be Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, with the Rev. Jeff Hawbaker officiating. Burial with a military graveside service by the Tri-State Honor Guard will be in Orchard Ridge First Church of God Cemetery near Hancock.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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