Sylvia E. Poffenberger, 101

-APRIL 28, 2013

April 30, 2013
  • Sylvia E. Poffenberger
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Sylvia Evelyn Poffenberger, 101, formerly of Reno Monument Road in Boonsboro, passed away on Sunday, April 28, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.

Born in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Chlemi (Poffenberger) Hutzel.

She was a wonderful homemaker and a very loving mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence O. Poffenberger; her sister, Mary Alexander and a granddaughter, Sharon Albert and her husband, Wayne Albert.

She was a member of the Boonsboro Bible Church and a member of the Boonsboro Senior Citizens Association.

She is survived by two daughters, Margaret V. Miller residing at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro and Janice L. Tritapoe of Keedysville, Md.; six grandchildren, Larry Miller and his wife, Carol Miller, of Hagerstown, Arvin Tritapoe and his wife, Linda Tritapoe, of Hagerstown, Karen Harne and her husband, Jack Harne, of Keedysville, Gary Miller and his wife, Debbie Miller, of Boonsboro, Darrin Miller of Hagerstown, and Donna Caldwell and her husband, Danny Caldwell, of Hagerstown; 16 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. The Rev. Robert D. Welty will officiate. Burial will be in the Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m.
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