Doris Jane <I>Getridge</I> Gatrell

Doris Jane Getridge Gatrell

Maryland, USA
Death 17 Mar 2018 (aged 89)
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 99150907 · View Source
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Mrs. DORIS JANE GATRELL, 89, of Sharpsburg, Md., passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Meritus Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Floyd E. "Buck" Gatrell. They met while working at Victor Products and were married in 1947. Born March 7, 1929, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Marion Arthur and Clara Mae (Callin) Getridge.

Doris was a member of Sharpsburg Christ Reformed United Church of Christ. For many years, she was a caregiver and provided a home for children in need. She began her working career at the age of 15, retiring from Engstrom Precison in 1981. Prior to that, she worked at Londontown Manufacturing and Victor Products. Doris was also a member of the Sharpsburg American Legion Auxiliary.

Doris was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be greatly missed. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino to play the slot machines. In her final years, she received great comfort from her two lap dogs, Nita and Bubba, and fierce protector, Tank.

She is survived by her two daughters, Linda K. Burker and Diana L. Nave; 5 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 8 great great-grandchildren; sisters Pearl Marshall, Jeanette "Peachie" Knight and brother Gary Getridge; and numerous special nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Brenda L. Webber; granddaughter Jessica Nave; grandson Matthew Nave; one great-grandson; brothers George Getridge, James Getridge and Garnet "Buck" Getridge; sisters Meta Getridge, Virginia Getridge, Lillian Lapole and Lena Willoughby; and her half brothers Harold Getridge and Marion "Pete" Getridge.

Funeral service will be held at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Source: Herald Mail (Hagerstown, MD)
March 19, 2018

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