E. Kathryn Biser, 94

FEB. 24, 1919-MAY 11, 2013

May 12, 2013
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E. Kathryn Biser, 94, of Chewsville, Md., passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, at her home.

Born Feb. 24, 1919, near Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late S. Allen and Hettie G. (Pentz) Hess.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Merle C. Biser, Nov. 18, 1975.

She was a member of Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren.

She was employed by Good’s Greenhouse.

She is survived by son, M. Harvey Biser and wife, Betty; grandchildren, Michelle M. Kretzer, Scott A. Biser and Richard A. Visna and wife, Beth; great-grandson, Jeremy M. Page; sisters, Sara G. Weaver and M. Jane Hess; brother, Walter B. Hess; special family friend, Celeste Cersley; and nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by grandson, Michael Biser; and brothers, J. Harvey Hess, Guy S. Hess and Merle W. “Bill” Hess.

Services will be Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren with Pastor Rachel Black officiating. Burial will be in Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., at the church and one hour prior to the service Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Kathryn to Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, 20402 Beaver Creek Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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

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