Genevieve Ward Wyant, 97, of Jefferson Blvd., Hagerstown, MD, passed away Thursday February 19, 2015, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born January 30, 1918, in Shenandoah, VA, she was the daughter of the late George W. & Mamie E. (Hammers) Wyant.

She was a graduate of Hagerstown High School, class of 1936.

She retired in 1983 from Potomac Edison Electric Company after 43 years of service.

She was a past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star & a life member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Hagerstown. She was a member of the Potomac Edison Forerunners Club

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Owen E. Wyant & Jesse H. Wyant; & one sister, Louise Wyant Boykin.

She is survived by one brother, Robert P. Wyant & wife, Louise, of Smithsburg, MD; nieces, Jane Strickland & husband, George, of Wendell, NC, Melanie Scalese & husband, Jay, of Elkridge, MD, Carole Farmer & husband, Robert, of Wilson, NC, Suzanne Suffecool & husband, Kenneth, of Greencastle, PA, & Julianne Whittington & husband, William, of Waynesboro, PA; nephew, Christopher Wyant & wife, Debbie, of Hagerstown; & thirteen great-nieces & great-nephews, including Michelle Phillips & husband, Jamie, of Hagerstown, whom she helped raise.

A private family service will be held at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, with Pastor Randy Reid officiating, at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Genevieve to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown MD 21740.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home of Smithsburg.