Mary J. Walker, 91

JUNE 22, 1921-APRIL 1, 2013

April 02, 2013
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Mrs. Mary June Kuhn Walker, 91, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. 

She was the wife of the late Joseph Hurd Walker II, her husband of 68 years, who died in 2010.

Born June 22, 1921, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harry Clyde Kuhn and Vesta Naomi Manahan Kuhn Ramsey.

She graduated with the class of 1939 from Hagerstown High School. 

She worked for C&P Telephone Co. during World War II; Goldwater's Department Store in Scottsdale, Ariz.; and retired as a court clerk from State of Maryland District Court in Washington County.

Mrs. Walker was a member of First Christian Church in Hagerstown, and was an avid bridge player.

She is survived by her children, Kathryn E. Hawbaker and husband, Sam, of Hagerstown, Bethany J. Phillips and husband, Barry, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Joseph H. Walker Jr. and wife, Elodia, of Houston, Texas; her grandchildren, Joshua M. Hyman and wife, Rebecca, of Pawtucket, R.I., Sarah K. Hoopengardner and husband, Cody, of Hagerstown, Kelly A. Watts and husband, Jason, of Tritch, Texas, Christopher T. Phillips of Martinsburg, Nina Wilson and husband, John, of Katy, Texas, and Lorena D. Frantz and husband, Jack, of Hagerstown; her great-grandchildren, Willi, Jacob, Jasmine, Cinnamin, Noah, Alyssa, Joey and Evan; and her nephew, Harold E. "Eddie" Basore of Nashville, Tenn.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Travis C. Hyman; and sister, Adella G. Kuhn Basore Cochrane.

Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home in Hagerstown is handling the arrangements. There will not be visitation at the funeral home. A Celebration of Life service will be Friday, April 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Leonard W. Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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