Death Notice of Richard Poffenberger, Jr.

Death Notice of Richard Poffenberger, Jr.

It is my sad duty to report that retired MSP and MTA Lodge 88 member Cpl. (Retired) Richard Wayne Poffenberger, Jr. died at the Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Maryland  today December 1st at about 5:00 am.   The cause of death was reported as a heart attack.  Our sincere condolences go out to the Poffenberger family.
Services for Cpl. (Retired) Richard Poffenberger, Jr. are as follows:


Sunday, December 4, 2011

1300-1600 hours, and

1800-2000 hours

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home
1331 Eastern Blvd.
Hagerstown, MD  21742


Monday, December 5, 2011 at 1000 hours

 Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


1601 Pennsylvania Ave.
Hagerstown, MD  21742

 Reception following the burial

Clear Spring Fire Company
12323 Big Spring Rd.
Clear Spring, MD 21722

With deep sadness, below is the obituary for MSP Hagerstown Retired Corporal Richard Poffenberger Jr. son of MSP Retired TFC Richard Poffenberger Sr. of Hagerstown Barrack.
Richard Wayne Paul Poffenberger Jr., 51, of 11813 Big Spring Road in Clear Spring, Md., passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Sunday, May 1, 1960, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Richard Wayne Paul Poffenberger Sr. and Dorothy L. Golden Poffenberger of Hagerstown.

He graduated in 1978 from South Hagerstown High School, where he was president of his class.

He was employed as a corporal by the Maryland State Police K-9 Unit, retiring after 28 years of service. He was currently employed as sergeant by the Boonsboro Police Department, and at TWI Security for the IRS in Martinsburg, W.Va.

During his short time on this earth, Rich was a devoted family man, and touched many people’s lives through his many activities in the community. He will especially be missed by his many canine companions.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Teresa L. Poffenberger; daughters, Jamie Christina Poffenberger of Clear Spring, and Jordan Danielle Hayes and husband, Joel, of Clear Spring; sisters, Vickie Humphries of Boonsboro, Sherri Priest and husband, Tyler, of Hagerstown, and Kellie Poffenberger of Hagerstown; granddaughters, Julia Hayes and Mollie Hayes, both of Clear Spring; grandson, Wyatt Huntzberry of Clear Spring, and numerous nieces and nephews.