Elsie M. Waugh, 77

DEC. 25, 1935-JAN. 24, 2013

January 25, 2013
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Mrs. Elsie May "Betty" Breeden Waugh, 77, of Waynesboro, died late Thursday morning, Jan. 24, 2013, at Golden Living of Hagerstown. She was the wife of Mr. Lewis Ray Waugh, her husband of 54 years.

Born Dec. 25, 1935, in Charlottesville, Va., she was the daughter of the late Joel Washington and Mary Lee Hensley Breeden.

Betty attended school in Hancock; and retired in July 2004, from Radio Shack Distribution Center, Hagerstown.

She attended Grace Bible Church, Greencastle; and enjoyed flower gardening and her grandchildren.

Besides her husband, Betty is survived by her daughter, Ronda Hykes and husband, Timothy, of Greencastle; grandchildren, Peter, Matthew and Mary Hykes; and brother, Roy Elwood Breeden and wife, Iva Lou, of Berkeley Springs; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, James Breeden.

The family will receive friends at Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, on Monday, Jan. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. Rev. J. Herman Fisler of Grace Bible Church will officiate. Interment will follow at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Waugh's name to Special Olympics of Pennsylvania, 2570 Boulevard of the Generals, Suite 124, Norristown, PA 19403. This charity helped her grandson, Matthew; and was a cause Betty was devoted to.

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