Eileen Winifred Royer, 75 of Thurmont passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at her home, surrounded by family.
Born February 25, 1946, in Williamsport, Pennsylvania she was the daughter of the late Floyd Arthur & Evelyn Lucille nee Shooter Thatcher.
Eileen graduated from Thurmont High School in 1964 and Hagerstown Business College in 1966. She was a member of the Thurmont American Legion Auxiliary, Thurmont Amvets Auxiliary, and St John’s Lutheran Church of Thurmont. Eileen was co-owner and operator, with her husband, of the Dockside in Thurmont from 1969- 1993.
Surviving is her husband, of 55 years, Samuel Royer III; sons Eric Royer (Jill), Samuel S.T. Royer IV (Kara); grandchildren, Jacob, Tyler, Hannah, and Samantha Royer, and Andrew Goss. She is also survived by her sister Lucille Hammann (William); nephew Carl Alexander (Lily); nieces Lisa Eyler (Rick), Suzanne Burns (Marty), and many other extended family members.
A memorial service will be held on FRIDAY, June 4, 2021, for visitation of family and friends at 1 pm, and the service at 2 pm, at St John’s Lutheran Church 15 North Church Street Thurmont, MD 21788 with Pastor Robert Day and Reverend William H. Hammann officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Eileen’s name to Frederick Health Hospice 1 Frederick Health Way Frederick, MD 21701.
Eileen’s care has been entrusted to Black’s Funeral Home of Thurmont. Online condolences at blacksfuneralhomes.com
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