Florence E. Althoff

KEYMAR, MD Florence Evelyn Althoff, 83, died peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2013, at home. She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, John Paul Althoff, in 2005. Born March 8, 1930, in Bruceville, Md., she was the daughter of the late William and Maude Otto Stitely. Florence worked for a time at Carroll Shoe and Cambridge Rubber Factories. She attended Barkhill Bible Church and enjoyed gardening and reading. She especially loved all animals and her pets. Surviving are children, Paul Althoff and wife, Sue of Hanover, Robert Althoff of Keymar, Md., Joseph Althoff and wife, Genevieve of Kearneysville, W.Va., Deborah Renaut and husband, Paul of Hanover, Sharon Althoff of Keymar, Md., Brenda David and husband, John of Hanover, and John Althoff and Mark Althoff, both of Keymar; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Norman, Roland, Earl, and Truman Stitely; and by sisters, Ruth Long, Pearl Bollinger, and Margie Stitely. The family will receive friends on Wednesay, June 26, 2013, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at the Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown, Md., with Deacon Charles E. Barnhart, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick, Md. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll County Humane Society, 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.myersdurborawfh.com

Funeral Home

Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Taneytown
136 E Baltimore Street Taneytown, MD 21787

Published in Evening Sun on June 25, 2013