Dale E. Frushour, 76

JULY 18, 1936-MARCH 25, 2013

March 26, 2013
  • Frushour

Dale Eugene Frushour, 76, of Hagerstown, passed from this life on Monday, March 25, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Fairplay while surrounded by his family.

Born July 18, 1936, in Wolfsville, Md., he was the son of the late Edgar Martin and Ethel Irene (Winfield) Frushour. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Mae (Henson) Frushour, in 1984.

Dale was a 1954 graduate of Middletown High School and attended Hagerstown Business College.

He grew up as a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Wolfsville, and later was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Boonsboro.

Dale worked as a barracks clerk with the Maryland State Police and was employed at the Hagerstown Penal Farm working in Parole and Classification as an office clerk. After working in the advertising department of The Herald-Mail, he worked as a teller and assistant cashier at The Boonsboro Bank. When the bank became known as Hagerstown Trust, he served as a loan officer. He retired after 32 1/2 years.


He was a member of Dixon-Troxell American Legion Post 211 in Funkstown and the Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84 in Williamsport.

Dale is survived by one daughter, Angela D. Kessler and husband, Mark, of Fairplay; one son, Douglas E. Frushour and wife, Tammy, of Kentucky; three sisters, Elizabeth Barkdoll of Wolfsville, Doris Smith of Jefferson, Md., and Laverne Bosley of Mount Airy, Md.; and four brothers, Kenneth and Delphin Frushour, both of Wolfsville, Alton Frushour of Middletown, Md., and Gerald Frushour of Waynesboro, Va. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Emily and Erica Conrad, and Tyler and Dylan Frushour.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Scott Alan Frushour; and a brother, Lawrence Frushour.

A ceremony in celebration of Dale’s life journey will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 12704 Wolfsville Road in Smithsburg. The Rev. David D. Howell will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro, where visitors will be welcome beginning at 9 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, c/o the Cemetery Fund, 12704 Wolfsville Road, Smithsburg, MD 21783.

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