|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1912|
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 2006|
ELMER PRESTON METZ, SR., 93, of 142 Buttercup Drive, Hagerstown, Maryland, died on Monday, June 5, 2006 at his home.
Born October 2, 1912 in Cumberland, Maryland, he was the son of the late Lewis Westley and Harriett Hoopengardner Metz.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Mae Metz on February 20, 1999.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Air Force.
He was retired from M. C. I. where he was employed for twenty-four years.
He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church.
He was a member of the Elks in Cumberland, and the Shriner's.
He is survived by one son, Elmer P. Metz, Jr. of Aberdeen, Maryland; one step-son, William Melvin Ridge of Midwest City, Oklahoma; two brothers, Lester Metz of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Orben Metz of Cumberland, Maryland; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Audrey Johnson, and one brother, Lewis Metz.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Minnich Funeral Home, 415 East Wilson Boulevard. Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Harbaugh's Cemetery in Rouzerville, Pennsylvania. Military honors will be provided by Washington County AMVETS Post #10.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Family requests omission of flowers, and memorial donations to Grace United Methodist Church, 712 West Church Street, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740, or Hospice of Washington County, Western Maryland Hospital, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, Third Floor, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742.
Source : The Minnich Funeral Home - Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland - June 2006
Alice G. Groshon Ridge Metz (1922 - 1999)*
Harbaugh Church Cemetery
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Record added: May 26, 2009
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