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Mr. Kenneth Mumma

Mr. Kenneth R. Mumma, 73, of Rocky Ridge Road, Rocky Ridge, died Friday, June 16 at his home. He was the husband of Betty L. Weddle Mumma. They were married 46 years. Born Nov. 10, 1926, in Rocky Ridge, he was a son of the late Charles L. Mumma and Ethel Valentine Mumma.

Mr. Mumma was part owner of Mumma & Baker Concrete Contractors for 17 years. He retired from the National Emergency Training Center, Emmitsburg, in March 1995, where he was employed as a mason for more than 15 years.

Mr. Mumma was a life member of Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Rocky Ridge, where he served on the counsel; a charter member of the Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Co., where he was assistant chief and chief for several years. He also served on the board of directors and was very active at the ham sandwich stand for the Rocky Ridge Firemenís Carnival for many years. Mr. Mumma also was a past president of the Frederick County Fire Chiefís Association.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Pamela L. Kemenyas and husband Richard of Carroll Valley, Pa.; one brother, Robert E. Mumma and wife Betty Ann of Rocky Ridge; one sister-in-law, Helen Mumma of Rocky Ridge; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Mumma was preceded in death by one brother, Charles W. Mumma, in 1993.

Funeral services were held June 20 at Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Rocky Ridge. The Rev. James M. Russell officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery.

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