Jo Anne Brandenburg, 57

OCT. 27, 1955-APRIL 9, 2013

April 13, 2013

Jo Anne Brandenburg, 57, of Bradbury Avenue in Smithsburg, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at her home.

Born Oct. 27, 1955, in Cheverly, Md., she was the daughter of Nevin G. Brandenburg of Wolfsville, Md., and the late Pauline (Monahan) Brandenburg.

She was a graduate of Spring Brook High School in Sliver Spring, Md.

She was employed in the field of nursing.

She attended Virginia Avenue Church of God in Hagerstown.

In addition to her father, she is survived by one daughter, Joanna K. Riseley of Smithsburg; one son, Dean J. Riseley of Smithsburg; adopted mother, Paige Brandenburg of Wolfsville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by one brother, David J. Brandenburg.

A memorial service will be Friday, April 19, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Smithsburg, with the Rev. A. Paul Harne and Pastor David Howell officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Jo Anne to help support her children in care of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 12704 Wolfsville Road, Smithsburg, MD 21783.

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

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