Albert P. Granger Sr.

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Albert Pershing Granger Sr., 94, of Westminster, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster.

Born Sept. 27, 1918, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Frederick and Ethel Sourwalt Granger. He was the husband of Cherie Gill Granger, his wife of 56 years.

He was a sales representative for more than 20 years with the Filbert Food Company in Baltimore. He was a veteran of the Navy and served during World War II.

He enjoyed fishing, crabbing, shooting pool, and working crossword puzzles. He was an avid Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens fan.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughter Jeannie Shifflett and husband George, of Taneytown; grandchildren Sharon Kline and husband Dale, of Taneytown, John Smith and wife Lucy, of Hampstead, Sally Harmon, of Gettysburg, Pa., George Shifflett Jr. and wife Joy, of Littlestown, Pa., and Ricky Smith, of Manchester; 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Sarah Smith; and a brother, Frederick Granger.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David R. Bare, Carroll Hospice chaplain, officiating. Entombment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg.

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Funeral Home
Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Oct. 23, 2012
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