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Janet Kegarise

June 16, 1939 — May 4, 2013

Janet Kegarise

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Hancock, Maryland

Janet Louise Kegarise, age 73, of Hancock, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at her home.

Born June 16, 1939, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Roy Franklin and Goldie A. Ray Younker, and the widow of Samuel Carlton Kegarise, who died June 23, 2001.

She was a member of the Hancock Assembly of God Church, and was formerly employed by Hancock Hair Stylist.  She was a graduate of the Award Beauty School.

She is survived by one daughter, Goldie Lynn Merica, of Warfordsburg, Pa.; one sister, Freda Kerns, of Hancock; two brothers, Henry Carl Younker, and Ernest Chester Younker, both of Hancock; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Calvin Dennis Younker; one grandson, Ezekial Younker; and one brother, Glenn Ray.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hancock Assembly of God Church, 431 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Hancock. The Rev. Don Preston will officiate.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends at the Church, on Tuesday, from 10 to 11 a.m.

The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock Assembly of God Church, 431 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Hancock, Md., 21750, or to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements were handled by the Grove Funeral Home, in Hancock.

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