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Bonita Lavon Shank

September 11, 1924 — June 12, 2022

Bonita Levon Shank, 97, of Boonsboro, Md., passed away, Sunday, June 12, 2022 at Creekside Assisted Living , Hagerstown, Md.

Born September 11, 1924 in Madison, Nebraska she was the daughter of the late, James C. and Effie (Spencer) Young. In addition to her parents she also was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Thurman B. Shank, Sr. whom she married, June 4, 1943; a son, Thurman B. Shank, Jr. and five brothers and three sisters.

Mrs. Shank was a 1942 graduate of Boonsboro High School. She was a member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church Myersville, Md. and enjoyed working in her yard, puzzles, sewing and crocheting.

She retired as a service manager for Hoffman Chevrolet, Hagerstown and previously had worked as a cabinet builder for Fleetwood Manufacturing and as a seamstress for Londontown manufacturing.

She is survived by two granddaughters, Tricia Dodson and her husband, David of Boonsboro and Bonita Garnett and her fiancé, Christopher Owens of Hagerstown; four great grandchildren, Sarah Harbaugh, Erin Collinson, Rachel Dodson and Kylee Garnett and seven great great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Rest Haven Funeral Home, Hagerstown is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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