2012-02-18 / Obituaries

M. Lousie (Susie) Gierhart

M. Lousie (Susie) Gierhart, age 97 of Baltimore, died February 8, 2012, at Crestview Manor Nursing Center.

She was a lifetime member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, Baltimore.

She is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Shirley and Thomas Farrell, Columbus and Pamela Schaffner, Baltimore; sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Carole Gierhart, Barefoot Bay, FL, Greg and Laurel Gierhart, Sandy, UT; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; one step great great grandchild; sister, Verna Messerly, Baltimore; brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Donna Schoffner, Baltimore; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Boivin Gierhart in 1990; son, Gary Gierhart; granddaughter, Kristi Gierhart; parents, Homer and Christina Schoffner; sisters, infant Ruth Marie Schoffner, Marie Bohr and Irene Hamler; and brothers, infant Murray, Albert, Wesley, Wilson and Norman (Fred) Schoffner.

Funeral service was held February 14, 2012, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel,Baltimore with Rev. Jill Dunlap officiating. Burial followed in Basil Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Trinity United Church of Christ in Louise’s memory. Online condolences may be given at www.funeral home.com.

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