UPPERCO, MD Miriam Elizabeth Armacost, 88, formerly of Trenton, Md., died Tuesday, June 18, 2013. at Dove House in Westminster, Md. She was the former wife of the late J. William Armacost, to whom she was married for 22 years. Born March 4, 1925, in Hampstead, Md., she was the daughter of the late George Barnhart and wife, Margaret, and Olive Frederick and husband, William. She was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mrs. Armacost was owner and operator of Loraine Salon of Beauty in Hanover for 45 years. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Surviving are her daughter, Brenda A. Craft and husband, Allen; her grandchildren, Shawn Craft and wife, Kimberly of Hampstead, Md., William Craft and wife, Andrea of Shadyside, Md., and Clay Craft of Manchester, Md.; her great-grandchildren, Aaron, William, Timmy, Sarah, and Jason Craft; and her brother, Richard Barnhart and wife, Joan of Deale Island, Md. She was predeceased by her sister, Louise Barnhart. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 16530 Trenton Church Road, Upperco, with her pastor, The Rev. Michael C. Adams, officiating. A private cremation was held at All Faiths Crematory and Chapel, Manchester. Interment will be 11 a.m. Monday in Hampstead Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 16530 Trenton Road, Upperco, MD 21155. Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 19, 2013