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Frances L. Mitter, 93, formerly of Westernport and Luke, and most recently of Tranquility of Fredericktowne Assisted Living, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.
Born Sept. 29, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Dorothy (Clayton) Barr. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. "Coon" Mitter.
Frances was a graduate of Bruce High School. She was a homemaker and was a well-known Avon sales representative for many years. Frances grew up in Luke, where she also married and raised her family. After her husband's death, she lived on Maryland Ave. in Westernport for 17 years, moving to Potomac in 2009. She was an active member of First Assembly of God Church, Westernport, while living in the Tri-Towns.
She leaves behind a daughter, Vickie Bierman; a son, Tim Mitter; a granddaughter, Jennifer Marsh Gira; a great-granddaughter, Lily Grace Gira; two sisters, Judy Moorehead and Beverly Clem; and a brother, James Barr.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted immediately following the visitation on Monday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gary Clem officiating.
Interment will be in Potomac Memorial Gardens, Keyser, W.Va.
The family extends heartfelt thanks to Tranquility Assisted Living and Hospice of Frederick County during her time of need.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Published on September 30, 2017
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