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Timothy Michael Squires
March 26, 1953 - July 31, 2018
Born in Cumberland, on March 26, 1953, he was the son of Shirley Mae (Taylor) Squires, Carpendale, and the late John Squires.
Tim was a graduate of Fort Hill High School, class of 1971. Following high school, Tim served his country in the United States Air Force. After being discharged, he served in the United States Park Police through the United States Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. Tim retired in 1996, and moved back to the Cumberland area. For 11 years, he was involved with the Tri-State Zoological Park. He was also president of the Co-ed Softball League in Cumberland. After retirement, Tim also worked with the City of Ridgeley Police Department.
Tim enjoyed fishing, working with zoo animals, and softball. He was an avid Fort Hill High School Football fan. While in high school, Tim played football and ran track.
Tim is survived by his wife of 41 years, Virginia L. (Davis) Squires; children, Catherine Garcia, Columbia, Frank M. "Mickey" Grudzinski and wife, Melissa, Green Castle, Pa., Teresa Fritsch, Ijamsville, and Aimee Lynch and husband, T.J., North Carolina; grandchildren, Mateo, Madison, Aidan, Jeffrey, Gavin, and Zachary; and brother, John Squires and wife, Judy, Cresaptown.
Tim will be cremated. His family will receive friends as a celebration of his life at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Avenue, Cumberland, on Sunday, August 5, 2018, between 1-3 p.m. There will be no formal funeral service. Military honors will be accorded at the funeral home at 3 p.m. by the Vietnam Veterans Association Honor Guard.
The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Tim's memory do so by making contributions to the Schwab Cancer Center, 12500 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502, or to the Tri-State Zoological Park, 10105 Cottage Inn Lane NE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com
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