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Ersel Douglas Hartsock




Ersel Douglas Hartsock , 72, of Williamsport, MD, passed away, Monday, November 2, 2020, at his home.

Born Monday, June 28, 1948 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Lloyd S. Hartsock and the late Olivia H. (Brown) Hartsock.

Ersel graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1966. He was first employed with Fairchild Aircraft and later retired with more than 30 years in the Maryland State Correctional System as a Correctional Officer at Jessup and Hagerstown. Ersel loved to go fishing and working in his yard.

He is survived by his wife  Norma Jean Hartsock; daughter, Patricia A. Heacock and husband Brian of Hagerstown, MD; son, Donnie P. Hartsock of Waynesboro, PA; step-daughter, Valerie (Carbaugh) Reid of PA; step- son, Michael Carbaugh and wife Carolyn of Hagerstown, MD; brother, Earl L. Hartsock and wife Sharon of Williamsport, MD; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Carillon Knill.

There will be no viewing and private services will be held with the family.

Interment will be at the Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown, MD.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, Maryland.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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Norma, Patty, Donnie, Earl and all, this breaks my heart. We will miss him so much. Pam, Chris, Alyssa and Christopher

Masser Family
Frederick, Maryland

Thinking of all of you, today and always. I'm here for you, if you need anything. Much love, Mom

Bonnie Bechtel
Pottstown , Pa

Norma and family, We are so sorry to hear of Ersel’s passing. We will miss him terribly! Much love to you and prayers being lifted up in your time of grief.

John and Nina Carrill
Hagerstown, Maryland

Earl and Sherry, with my deepest sympathy. Think of you and praying for you and your family.

Linda Foltz
Frederick, MD

With deepest sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Nancy (Foltz) Green and husband Steve

Nancy (Foltz) Green
Hagerstown, Md

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