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Marian Louise Brunner


Marian Louise Brunner


Marian Louise Brunner, 99, of Hagerstown, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday August 29, 2022, at Williamsport Nursing Home.

Born January 4, 1923, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Freemont Ellsworth and Rosa (Beans) Stoneburner. In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, whom she met in high school and was very proud of his being a math and physics teacher, Carl Edwin Brunner; one son, Carl Edward Brunner; a grandson Clayton T. Brunner; dear friends, Irene Swartz and Reta McCabe.

Mrs. Brunner was a 1941 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

In addition to being a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, she had worked at the Fairchild Corporation during WW II.

Mrs. Brunner was a charter member of the First Church of God, now Hagerstown Bible Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the singing group the CBS Trio. She and her husband, Carl enjoyed ball room dancing, preparing special meals and traveling to Hawaii, Seattle, Florida, the Bahamas' and a cross country road trip one summer. Marian and Carl also cared for and were devoted to their daughter Amy for over 40 years and had been interviewed on radio and news articles regarding the care of Down Syndrome children.

Mrs. Brunner is survived by three children, Cheryl Evon Brunner (Eve Morris), Christopher E. Brunner (Holly) and Amy L. Brunner; two grandchildren, Christopher R. Brunner (Kelly) and Rebekah A. Hartt (Stephen); six great grandchildren, Benjamin and Claire Hartt, Caleb, Emelia, Lorelai and Liam Brunner; the Over family and dear friends, Darleen Purugganan and Kathryn "Kitty" Smalts.

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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