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 Goldie Mae <I>Smith</I> Deatrich

Goldie Mae Smith Deatrich

Wolfsville, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Death 13 Mar 2018 (aged 100)
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 100099924 · View Source
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GOLDIE MAE DEATRICH, 100, of Williamsport, Md., and formerly of Mondell Road, Sharpsburg, Md., passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at The Village at Robinwood. Born Tuesday, May 8, 1917, in Wolfsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late William W. Smith and the late Etta Mae (Kline) Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert B. Deatrich, in 1977.

Goldie was employed with Washington County Hospital as a nurse's aide, retiring after 25 years. She was a member of the Sharpsburg Christ Reformed Church. Goldie took her first motorcycle ride when she was 89 years old, and was honored by Smucker's on the "Today" show on NBC on her 100th birthday. Goldie enjoyed gardening, flowers and sewing, but her true love was her family and spending many weekends and holidays together.

She is survived by five children, William L. Deatrich, Peggy J. Bitner, Jack L. Deatrich, George A. Deatrich, and Bonnie K. Gordon; two sisters, Bertha Smith of Hagerstown, and Jeanette Condon of Williamsport, Md.; a brother, Grayson Smith of Leitersburg, Md.; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

Services will be held at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Interment will be at the Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Md.

Source: Herald Mail (Hagerstown, MD)
March 14, 2018
Due to a source's error, the obituary in Thursday's Herald-Mail for Goldie Mae Deatrich contained incorrect information and omitted information.

She is survived by her son, William L. Deatrich.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Grayson Smith.

Source: Herald Mail (Hagerstown, MD)
March 15, 2018

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