James H. Comp, 84

SEPT. 30, 1928-JAN. 30, 2013

February 01, 2013
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James H. "Jim" Comp, 84, of Smithsburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center of Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 30, 1928, in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late William R. and Henrietta (Schreiber) Comp.

He was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Navy.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Hagerstown.

He retired from the Washington County Board of Education after more than 23 years of teaching.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Patricia J. Comp; one stepson, Carl Hillsman and wife, Carla, of Frederick; two sisters, Dorothy Kessler of Georgia and Virginia Meholic of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, William and Richard Comp; and three sisters, Mary, Isabelle and Eleanor.

A memorial mass will be held Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Christopher P. Moore officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery following the mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Jim to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home Smithsburg.

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