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Martha Jane "Marty" Byers

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Friday, March 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Martha Jane "Marty"  Byers, 87, of  Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Sunday, March 17, 2019, at  Doey's House.

Born Sunday, January 31, 1932 in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late George D. Watts Sr. and the late Mary Elizabeth (Sprecher) Watts. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul "Bud" Ray Byers, Jr.

She graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1950. Marty was employed with Beneficial Finance Company retiring after many years of service. She was a life time member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Marty enjoyed traveling, especially to Myrtle Beach. She especially cherished spending time with her family. 

She is survived by her; daughter, Pam Schultheis & husband Jim of Boonsboro, MD; son, Dave Byers & wife Mary of Boonsboro, MD; two grandsons, Brian Schultheis & wife April of Hagerstown, MD, Matthew Byers & wife Jess of Smithsburg, MD; three granddaughters, Kelly Schultheis of Hagerstown, MD, Caitie Schultheis of Frederick, MD and Kristen Byers of Boonsboro, MD; three great grandsons, Dalton Schultheis, Kyler Schultheis and Brody Byers; sister, Elsie Sweigert of Hagerstown, MD, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Christopher May, sisters, Elizabeth Watts, Lucille Miles and Louise Stotelmyer, brother, George D. Watts, Jr.

Services will be held Friday, March 22, 2019, at 11:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, with the Rev. Randall S. Reid officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in memory of Martha to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Guest Book

We are so sorry to learn of Martha's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mike & Karen Kiley and family
Williamsport, MD

I wish I had the words to express my condolences. Remember how she enjoyed her life and family. Dan & Nancy

Dan & Nancy Heitzenrater
UNIONVILLE, Pennsylvania

Sincere condolences to Marty’s family.

Carol E. Easton
Hagerstown, MD

I believe nothing can replace your painful loss of a mother. However, you know that her love and legacy are your strength and in our memories forever. She is always watching over all of us with a smile from above. Take good care, we are here to support you.

Rudy Kamadinata
N Potomac, MD

My heartfelt condolences for your loss. May the God who comforts all who mourn help to sustain you during this most difficult time, as you await the fulfillment of Gods promise to be reunited with your loved one again (John 6:40)

Memphis, Tennessee

May God give you and your family peace Dave.

Lee Benjamin Kirnon
Morningside, MD

Our deepest sympathy on the loss of this great, kind and beautiful Lady.

Gene and Jacquie Hausler
Frederick, MD

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