Miss Marion E. Ridenour, 81, of Thurmont went home to be with the Lord on Thursday September 29 after a short illness. Born to Ray and Grace (Crump) Ridenour of Thurmont, she was the last of her immediate family. She is survived by her niece Kim Benjamin (David) of Thurmont and 2 great nieces and 1 great nephew.
She is also survived by her special cousin and caretaker of 30 years Donna Bollinger of Thurmont along with numerous other cousins.
Marion attended Thurmont High School and worked at Claire-Frock for 21 years as well as McDonalds and Mountain Gate before her retirement.
She was an avid Orioles fan and attended her first ballgame last year at the age of 80. She was also a huge Elvis fan. She was a member of Living Word Ministries in Blue Ridge Summit PA. She was loved by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers, Bobby, and Jimmy, along with a niece. A memorial service and celebration will be held on October 23rd at 2:30 at Bollinger’s Restaurant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marion’s memory to Living Word Ministries of Blue Ridge Summit.
Marion’s Care has been entrusted to Black’s Funeral Home.