H. Darlene Sparaco, 82

OCT. 2, 1930-MARCH 28, 2013

March 29, 2013

H. Darlene Sparaco, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Oct. 2, 1930, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Truman Carvel and Clara Bell White Smith.

She was a 1948 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was employed by the Washington County Department of Social Services for 43 years, retiring in January 1992.

She was a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren and Maryland Classified Employees Association.

She is survived by nieces and nephews; goddaughter, Ann Parker and her children, Mason Parker and Riley Parker; and goddaughter, Karen Lowry and husband, Wayne.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl R. Smith and John Clinton Smith.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Hagerstown Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Edward L. Poling will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 2, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.          

The family requests omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, 15 S. Mulberry St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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