Mary J. Hull, 88

OCT. 13, 1924-APRIL 9, 2013

April 10, 2013

Mary J. Hull, 88, of Clear Spring, passed away on April 9, 2013, at Twin Oaks Assisted Living, Williamsport.

Born Oct. 13, 1924, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late S. Bruce Gossard and Catherine Frush Gossard.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis W. Hull, in 1987.

She was a graduate of Clear Spring High School with the class of 1942.

Mary was a life member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clear Spring.

She is survived by two sons, Herbert A. Hull and wife, Karen, Stephen K. Hull and wife, Faye; two daughters, Lisa A. Shives and husband, Terry, and Cathy S. Davidson and husband, John. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Brian Hull, Travis Hull, Terra Campbell, Matthew Hull, Katie Jenkins, Jennifer Timmons, Lindsey Shives and Cory Shives; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, N. Arlene Gossard and Esther M. Hull, both of Clear Spring; and four brothers, Mason Gossard of Clear Spring, Leon Gossard and Kenneth Gossard of Hagerstown, and Floyd B. Gossard of Washington, D.C.

At her request, her body was donated to the Anatomy Board of Maryland for scientific research.

A celebration of life service will be held on April 13 at 3 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Rev. Doris Doub officiating, assisted by son-in-law, John Davidson. The family will meet with friends one hour prior to the service.

The omission of flowers is requested. Memorial donations, honoring her may be given to: ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter, 7507 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855.

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