Marie E. "Mim" Hess

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Marie Elizabeth "Mim" Hess, 87, of Taneytown, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at her home in the Carroll Vista community.

Born Oct. 19, 1925, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Loeffler Knapp. She was the wife of the late George J. Hess Jr., her husband of 61 years.

She was a communicant of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Taneytown. She was the bookkeeper for the Shell Station family business for many years. She enjoyed playing bingo and dominos, and spending time with family and friends at her vacation home in Ocean City.

Surviving are daughters Jane Wright and husband Thomas, of Heathsville, Va., and Judy Anton and husband Thomas, of Westminster; sisters Ann Bass and Annette Wieber, both of Baltimore; grandchildren Matthew Wright and wife Katie, of Hanover, Pa., Christopher Wright, formerly of Manchester, Chuck Anton and wife Maggie, of Baltimore, and J.P. Anton and wife Julie, of Westminster; a great-granddaughter, Audrey Wright; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers Maurice "Buddy," John, Lawrence, Philip, August and Carroll Knapp; and sisters Margaret Campbell and Agnes Dosch.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 44 Frederick St., Taneytown, with the Rev. Gerald Knapp as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 44 Frederick St., Taneytown, MD 21787; or to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Taneytown
136 E Baltimore Street
Taneytown, MD 21787
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 5, 2013
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