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Cynthia Metzger Zecher, age 86, of Jefferson, MD, entered into eternal rest on July 19,2022 at
her home with her five children by her side. She was born April 5,1936 to Howard and Clara
Metzger. She was the wife of the late Carrollee Zecher who predeceased her in death on
September 18. 2021.
Cynthia graduated from Frederick Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1957. She utilized her
skills as a RN doing Home Health Care. Cynthia was a woman of strong faith and was a
member of Christ Reformed Church in Middletown. She and Carrollee were involved in many
community activities including the Growing Project, being a 4-H leader and the Burkittsville
Ruritan Women's Auxiliary.
Cynthia took great pride in her role as mother and grandmother. She extended her kindness
and her passion for children in her role as caregiver for the Segal children-William, Allison and
Nicholas who she loved and adored, she continued a relationship with them after they were
In addition to her parents, Cynthia was predeceased by her sister Nancy Chu and Eunice
She is survived by her children Kevin (Linda) Zecher, Lisa (Phyllis) Zecher, Keith (Lorena)
Zecher, Laura (Ike) Eichelberger, and Lynn (Chris) Willis, grandchildren Amy(Mark), Scott,
Brian, Hannah, Noah (Mina), Emma, Craig(Jessie), Caleb (Samantha), Clark, Katelyn (Richard),
Ethan, Jenna and Jacob, and great granddaughters Madison, Abigail, Aurora, Arizona and
Everly, sister Jane Dertzbaugh and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many life long
The family would like to express their gratitude to Hospice of Washington County for the care of
both Cynthia and Carrollee over the past year, We are especially grateful for the care provided
by Mary Ropp, CNA, who they both looked forward to having visits from.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Benevolent Fund for
Hospice of Washington County at 11370 Caring Pathway Lane, Hagerstown Md. 21742 or to
Hoffman Home for Youth at 815 Orphanage Rd, Littlestown, Pa 17340 or Christ Reformed Church, 12 South Church Street, Middletown, MD 21769.
A celebration of life will be held on July 30 th at 11:00 am at Middletown VFD Activity Center at 1
Firemans Lane, Middletown, Md 21769 with a light lunch to follow.