2012-04-12 / Obituaries

Margaret L. Lewis

Hagerstown, 94

Margaret Lavinia Lewis, 94, Hagerstown, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center, after a brief illness.

Born Wednesday, December 5, 1917, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Jacob Lester Snyder and Bertha Grace (Shamberger) Snyder.

A graduate of Hagerstown High School Class of 1936, she graduated from the Baltimore School of Cosmetology and became owner and operator of Margaret L. Lewis Beauty Salon on Cannon Avenue in Hagerstown for many years.

She was a life member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Hagerstown. She loved sewing, traveling and playing cards.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Charles Samuel Lewis and a daughter, Linda Ann Lewis.

She is survived by her daughter, Laura E. (Lewis) Shindle and husband Edward, Greencastle; grandson Jason E. Shindle and friend, Jennifer Johnson, McConnellsburg; granddaughter Jana N. Egolf and husband Ralph III, Mercersburg; great-grandsons, Blake N., Cole J. and Sawyer E.; sister Judith L. Alloway and husband Earl of Greencastle; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were held Tuesday, April 10, at 10 a.m., at Dougals A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Rev. Stephen D. Robison officiated. Interment was made in Rest Haven Cemtery.

Memorial doantions may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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