Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr.

Male 1892 - 1980


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  24 Oct 1892  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  31 Mar 1980  Boonsboro, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4590  Virts
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2013 

    Father  John Harp Eldridge,   b. 5 Jan 1854, Myersville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1930, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Lillian Virts,   b. 15 Dec 1863, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1901, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Nov 1881  Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1404  Group Sheet

    Family  Lillie Mae Ridenour,   b. 21 Sep 1891, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1985, Boonsboro, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Mar 1915  Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Doris Virginia Eldridge,   b. 2 Nov 1916, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1998, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Clarence Virts Eldridge, Jr.,   b. 24 Jun 1921, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 2010, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Gladys Jane Eldridge,   b. 20 Apr 1926, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1926, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F2096  Group Sheet

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    Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Wesley Eldridge, Viola Catherine Eldridge Elliot, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., Russell Andrew Eldridge
    Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Wesley Eldridge, Viola Catherine Eldridge Elliot, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., Russell Andrew Eldridge
    photo courtesy of Julie Eldridge Carbaugh
    Russell Andrew Eldridge, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., John Wesley Eldridge, Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Harp Eldridge and Viola Elridge Elliot
    Russell Andrew Eldridge, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., John Wesley Eldridge, Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Harp Eldridge and Viola Elridge Elliot
    Photo courtesy of Julie Eldridge Carbaugh
    Clarence Virts Eldridge,Sr. (1892-1980)
    Clarence Virts Eldridge,Sr. (1892-1980)
    Photo courtesy of June Eldridge Carbaugh

  • Notes 
    • The Frederick Post, April 2, 1980

      Clarence Virts Eldridge Sr., 87, formerly of 41 E. Antietam St., a resident of Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, died at the Washington County Hospital Monday. Born ner Myersville, he was the son of John H. and Lillian Virts Eldridge. He was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church. He had served four terms as county commissioner (16 years), he was chairman of the Tax Appeals Court for 6 years, and had served on the Hagerstown Zoning Board for 12 years. He was also on the Board of Directors of the Coffman Home for the Aging for 17 years. He was a member of Hagerstown Lions Club, the Fraternal Order of Hagerstown Elks Club 378 and the Hagerstown Shrine Club. He was a life member of the Ali Ghan Shrine of Cumberland, the Hagerstown Forrest Tall Cedars of Lebanon, the Palestine Council R. & S.M., the Ithiel Royal Arch Chapter, the St. Bernarnd Commandry Knights of Templar, and the Friendship Lodge A. F. & A.M. He is survived by his wife, Lille M. Ridenour Eldridge; one daughter, Mrs. Russell B. Keener of Hagerstown; one son, Clarence V. Eldridge Jr. of Hagerstown; one sister, Viola C. Elliott of the Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be held from the Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home Thursday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Lamar W. Kopp and the Rev. John R. Lebo will officiate. Burial will be at the Rest Haven Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made to the chapel at the Fahrney-Keedy Home.

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    1. [S971] obituary.