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Cora Kershner

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Tuesday January 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Cora May Kershner, 98, of  Boonsboro, MD and formerly of Hagerstown, MD went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 5, 2018, at the Reeder's Memorial Home.

Born Sunday, December 7, 1919 in Cearfoss, MD, she was the daughter of the late Nora (Carpenter) Metz.

She was a resident of Reeder's Memorial Home in Boonsboro, MD for the past six years, with many friends including her roommate Pauline. Cora enjoyed her family, word search books, and making afghan blankets out of yarn. She loved to share those with family, friends and her friends at Reeder's, she also enjoyed making scarves for the shoebox ministry at Pleasant Hill U.B. Church.
Cora worked at Fairchild Aircraft as "Rosie the Riveter", she also volunteered at the Western Maryland Hospital.

She is survived by her son, Donald W. Kershner & wife Peggy of Hagerstown, MD; two grandsons, Jeffrey Kershner & wife Joan and Michael Kershner & wife Shirley both of Hagerstown, MD; two great grandchildren, Jamie Kershner of Inwood, WV and Cody Kershner & wife Ashley of Greencastle, PA; two great great grandchildren, Makenna Kershner and Bristol Kershner; long time friend, Jane Gunderman of Hagerstown, MD, who faithfully remembered her with a card every week.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Kershner, son, Richard Lee Kershner, step father, Benjamin Metz, sisters, Margaret Jones and Thelma Berry, grandson, Timothy Kershner.

Services will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 11:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, with the Pastor J. William Keesecker officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

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

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

I am sorry about the loss of your loved one. The bible say, Jehovah God will provide comfort when loved ones die, Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

Savannah, Ga

Mrs Kershner was a friend of my Mother's and so blessed us just by knowing her . She was one sweet lady. My deepest condolences on your loss. Helen Durbin daughter Janet Durbin

Janet Durbin
Hagerstown , Maryland

My thoughts and prayers to Cora's family; What a wonderful lady. Always smiling and happy. So glad to have had the pleasure of meeting her while working at Reeders.

Karren Redman
Warfordsburg, PA

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