Lawrence H. Middleton, 91

NOV. 9, 1921-JULY 8, 2013

July 10, 2013
  • Middleton

Lawrence Hanna Middleton, 91, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Village of Robinwood.

Born Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1921, in Frostburg, Md., he was the son of the late Floyd S. Middleton and the late Vera E. Daley.

He retired from the Washington County Board of Education as a teacher.

He was a member of First Christian Church.

He was very proud of being able to donate more 30 gallons of blood to the American Red Cross.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Doris Marshall Middleton; daughter, Patricia L. Whittier and husband, Timothy L. Whittier, of Columbia, Md.; son, Lawrence M. Middleton and wife, Kerry Middleton, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sister, Betty Harden of Frostburg; grandchildren, Timothy L. Whittier Jr. of Silver Spring, Md., Catherine L. Finman of Pasadena, Md., Jennifer L. Wilkie of Columbia, Md., and Zachary Middleton and Roxanne Patik, both of Colorado Springs; and 12 great-grandchildren, Max, Charlotte, Charlie, Hannah, Jack, Nick, Jordan, Liam, Keira, Aiden, Roman and Bear.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Inez Middleton, Mary E. Hughes and Mae Middleton; and brothers, Albert Ritchie Middleton and Ray Middleton.

A memorial service will be Thursday, July 18, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Village of Robinwood, 19800 Tranquility Circle, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Blaine Feightner officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

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

Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

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