2010-01-21 / Obituaries

Harold E. Shank

Williamsport, Md., 85

Harold Elwood Shank, 85, Williamsport, Md., died Monday, January 18, 2010, at the home of his loving companion, Edith K. Brashears.

He was born November 29, 1924, in Pinesburg, Md., to the late Earl Clifford and Helen Irene Davis Sank.

He was employed as a plumber with Beaver Mechanical, retiring in 1988. He was previously employed by Fairchild Aircraft.

He enjoyed woodworking and making furniture.

Surviving are his loving companion, Edith K. Brashears “Honey Do” of Hagerstown; daughter Brenda Eichelberger, Clear Spring, Md.; sister Lillian Scott, Lebo, Kan.; sister Mary Ward, Buck Valley; brother Eugene “Butch” Shank, Hagerstown; and friends and neighbors Bud and Diane Banzhoff of Pinesburg, Md.

He was preceded in death by two sisters: Velma Harshman and Alice Lynn; and three brothers: Charles, Earl and Rich Shank.

Funeral services will be held at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, Md., Thursday, January 21, at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. W. Gregory Martin officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport, Md.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, January 20, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday for the convenience of family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.osbornefuneralhome.net.

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