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Helen Pauline "Polly" Hull



Tuesday, December 31,2019 at 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Helen Pauline "Polly" Hull, 89, of Boonsboro, MD, passed away, Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at the Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village.

Born Wednesday, July 30, 1930 in Sylvan, PA, she was the daughter of the late Reed Simpson McDonald and the late Esther Mary (Pine) McDonald.  She was preceded in death by her husband William K. Hull, Jr.

Polly graduated from the Washington County Hospital Nursing School in 1953. She was employed with the Washington County Hospital for twelve years and later with the Washington County Health Department retiring in 1993 after 24 years of service.Polly was a member of Haven Lutheran Church and the Washington County Hospital Retired Nurses Assn.

She is survived by her brother, Charles McDonald of Mercersburg, PA. and two nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Martha Gordon and Mabel Shoemaker and a brothers, Reed McDonald, Jr.and Robert McDonald

Services will be held Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 11:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, with Pastor Richard Daughtridge officiating.

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

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

Online condolences may be expressed at

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I just visited Pauline before Christmas. Brought her a snow globe ornament a member of Haven had made for her. I am sorry I was not here to be with you at her funeral. She was beloved by many here at Haven and so very faithfully attended worship until she was unable. Please accept our condolences. We trust Pauline is at peace and whole, able to enjoy the longer part of her eternal life. Thank you for the many years of seeing to Pauline's comfort and care. God's peace, Pastor Linda M Alessandri

Pastor linda M Alessandri
Hagerstown, MD

Dear Family members of Helen Pauline "Polly" Hull. On behalf of the members Washington County Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association please accept our sympathy upon the passing of "Polly". Many of us have been touched when as students we were taught by "Polly" how to care for newborn infants. We never forgot those days with her. We are very proud of all our Graduates and the way they chose to give of themselves to others. May God be your tender comfort in sorrow and bring peace and Strength in the days to come. Again our Sincere Sympathy, Carol L. Jones, Secretary

Carol L Jones
Hagerstown, Md.

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