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Eugene Szumetz

Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Eugene Edward Szumetz, 81, of Greencastle, PA, passed away, Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Paramount Senior Living.

Born Thursday, January 13, 1938 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Emery Louis Szumetz and the late Minerva Laura (Riling) Szumetz.

He was very active with the Mason Dixon Council Boy Scouts of America Troop 64 and volunteered with REACH.

He is survived by his grandson, Marshall Szumetz of Greencastle, PA; brother, Emery Dixon of VA; half brother, Lou Szumetz of Monroeville, PA; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Mae Szumetz; daughters, Julia Ann Szumetz and Traci Lyn Spickler.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 6:00 pm, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North Hagerstown, MD, with Pastor Mike Bennett officiating.

Family will receive friends immediately following the service from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Eugene's great-grandson was diagnosed with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva in 2017, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to (Donate Here)


Guest Book

I was sorry to lean of Uncle Gene's passing. He was a good man and had a great sense of humor. My Brother and I always enjoyed speaking with him on the phone. I'm very thankful I had to opportunity to visit with him and Aunt Clara, Cousin Marshall and Tara many years ago.

Matthew McMillan
Carlsbad, California

Hi Marshall, I am so sorry I am unable to come to the service tonight. Gene and Clara were such special people. Like my mom said, I will always remember Gene's hugs. I will keep you and yours in my prayers. Xo, Sara

Sara Dickey
Frederick , MD

Marshall- I always loved your mom and dad. They were such good people. I am sure this much be very hard for you. One thing I'll always remember is your dad's hugs. Whenever I would see him I would get one of those terrific hugs. God bless you and your family. My best wishes to you. Chris Dickey

Calista Dickey
Hagerstown, MD

May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Gene and Clara both were a joy to have in bible study and have been greatly missed.

Marsha E Pickens

I remember Gene from my first few of many years at REACH, we had a great time serving together. Prayers for his family.

Cindi Messersmith
Hagerstown, Maryland

Marshall, Heinrick and I are so sorry for your loss. We send prayers and condolences to you and your family.

Heinrick and Sue Kline
Waynesboro , Pa

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