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 Page T. Otto

Page T. Otto

Big Pool, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 8 Jul 2003 (aged 76)
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 100099588 · View Source
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SHARPSBURG - Page T. Otto, 76, of Sharpsburg, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Washington County Hospital. Born Jan. 26, 1927, in Big Pool, he was the son of the late J. Ronald Otto and Viola R. Otto.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betty J. Otto.

He was preceded in death by his only child, Kirk T. Otto.

He was a graduate of Boonsboro High School. Page retired from the Maryland Department of Labor and Industry, Occupational Safety and Health in 1987. A veteran of World War II, he served at the Naval Hospital in Bainbridge, Md. in 1945 and entered the U.S. Army in 1948. Page was a member of Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, where he served as chairman of the board. He was a member of Antietam Lodge 147 AF&AM in Keedysville, and Olive Branch 34 Order of the Eastern Star; a life member of American Legion Post 236 in Sharpsburg for more than 50 years, where he served as organizer of the Sharpsburg Memorial Day Parade and MC for more than 20 years; organized the local group at the commissioning and Christening of the USS Antietam Navy Ship CG-54 in 1986-87. He organized the first Sharpsburg Founder's Day Program.

During the CW Centennial, he was appointed and served on the Maryland CW Centennial Commission and the Maryland Union Room Committee Inc. He was a member of the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore CW Roundtable, a member of the Washington County Historical Society and the Sharpsburg Historical Society. He assisted in organizing the "Sharpsburg Rifles" and planned activities.

He is survived by a grandson and a granddaughter; and great-granddaughter; brother, Frederick F. Otto of Benevola, and sister Evelyn Regina Otto Powell of Hanover, Pa.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m., with services Saturday at 11 a.m. at Douglas Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg.

Source: Herald Mail (Hagerstown, MD) July 10, 2003

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