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Obituary for Sharyn Elaine Hockensmith (Penwell)

Sharyn Elaine Hockensmith, 71, of Falling Waters passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Doey’s House in Hagerstown.

Born June 26, 1949 in Charles Town, she is the daughter of Virginia Hite Penwell and the late Robert Penwell. She will be greeted in the after life by her sisters, Joyce Anne Penwell, and Donna Morris.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her ex-husband, but loyal friend, Richard Hockensmith; two sons, Richard “Richie” Hockensmith, II and wife, Brande, and Joseph Groves, Jr.; two stepdaughters, Carol Hockensmith, and Tammy Hockensmith; two grandchildren, Trey Hockensmith, and Grayson Hockensmith; and a niece, Kelly Penwell.

Service and interment will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Doey’s House,11370 Caring Pathway Lane, Hagerstown, MD, 21742, in Sharyn’s memory.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.