Philip C. Strite, 57

JUNE 16, 1956-AUG. 27, 2013

August 27, 2013

Philip Clark Strite, 57, of 21345 Old Forge Road in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born Saturday, June 16, 1956, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Elmer Charles Strite and the late Ada Florence (Keener) Strite.

He was a 1975 graduate of Smithsburg High School, and spent his life as a farmer.

He was a member of Upton Church of the Brethren in Upton, Pa.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Dawn Lynette Strite; daughter, Andrea Danelle Long and husband, Eric, of Greencastle, Pa., son, Eric Delwin Strite and wife, Becky, of Greencastle, daughter, Annette Emily Strite of Hagerstown; brothers, James Carl Strite of Chambersburg, Pa., and Stephen Charles Strite of Hagerstown; grandson, Ian James Long; granddaughter, Amber Dawn Long; and granddaughter, Rylee Paige Strite.

Services will be Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Upton Church of the Brethren, Upton, with Dennis Sollenberger officiating. Interment will be in Upton Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to WCRH Radio, P.O. Box 439, Williamsport, MD 21795.

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