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Charlotte Birney (Green) Kretsinger

July 14, 1933 ~ May 31, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

Charlotte Birney (Green) Kretsinger, 88, of Smithsburg, MD, passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Born Friday July 14, 1933, in Smithsburg, MD, she was the daughter of the late William Steiner Green and Carrie Mae (Baker) Green. She was a graduate of Smithsburg High School, class of 1951. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Robert William Kretsinger. She is survived by her daughter Cindy Snyder and husband Alan of Kansas City, MO, son Randy Kretsinger and wife Judith of Smithsburg, MD, six grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and Joey her 19-year-old cat. She was also preceded in death by brothers Kenneth, James, and Robert Green, and sisters Evelyn Stevenson, and Frances Shaub. Birney was a homemaker, and employed by Smithsburg Market as a cashier, and Pronto food services in Cavetown, MD. She was a longtime member of Ringgold Church, where she was active in their music ministry, sang in the choir and was choir director for several years. The family wishes to express a special “Thank You” to Hospice of Washington County, and caregivers Corean Freeman and Kristen Jenkins. Services will be held at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, MD, on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 11am with Pastor Don Conley officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11am, one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Ringgold Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.jldavisfh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 11, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
J. L. Davis Funeral Home
12525 Bradbury Ave
Smithsburg, MD 21783

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 11, 2022

11:00 AM
J. L. Davis Funeral Home
12525 Bradbury Ave
Smithsburg, MD 21783

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