Melissa Marie "Missy" Summers, 29, of Taneytown, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.
Born Aug. 21, 1983, in Olney, she was the daughter of Thomas W. Abrecht Sr. and wife Phyllis, of Frederick, and Kathryne A. Carter, of Hamblem, Tenn. She was the wife of Robert E. Summers Jr.
She was a graduate of Walkersville High School, class of 2000. She enjoyed taking care of her home and family, spending time with family and friends, camping, and collecting apples and frogs. She was an avid Baltimore Ravens fan.
Surviving, in addition to her parents and husband, are children Hayley and Zachary Summers, at home; brothers Thomas Abrecht Jr. and fiancee Kristin Milihram, of Sharpsburg, and Charles Carter, of Hamblem; a sister, Stephanie Carter, of Woodsboro; stepbrother Jesse Lee Burris Jr. and wife Belinda, of Walkersville; stepsister Casey Marie Kline and husband Dennis, of Frederick; father-in-law and mother-in-law Robert and Sharon Summers, of Taneytown; maternal grandparents Walter Carter, of West Virginia, and Evelyn Burton, of Hamblem; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was predeceased by paternal grandparents Frank and Mary Abrecht.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Deacon Charles E. Barnhart Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Keysville Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, to help defray funeral expenses, may be sent to Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown, MD 21787.
Online condolences may be offered at at www.myersdurborawfh.com
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