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Mr. Albert Masser

Mr. Albert Silas Masser, 93, of Edgewater, Fla., formerly of Emmitsburg, died Monday, Dec. 3, in Edgewater.

He was the husband of Mary Agnes Koontz Masser who died April 2, 1997. Born Nov. 14, 1908, in Eyler’s Valley, Frederick County, he was a son of the late Harry L. and Mary Delauter Masser. Mr. Masser was a member of Elias Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg.

He worked for Masser Trucking/Pony Express as a truck driver and also at Moore Business Forms and Frederick County Public Schools as a night watchman and custodian. He had been retired since the mid-1970s.

Surviving are four children, Linda A. Malinowski and husband Chester of Edgewater, Lewis S. Masser and wife Sherry of Fairfield, Pa., Karla J. Eshleman of Thurmont, and Abby B. Zanella and husband Jack of Emmitsburg; seven grandchildren, Steven Pittinger and wife Barbara, Teresa Hobbs and husband Karl, Amanda Masser, Lewis Masser Jr., William Masser, Maria McKinney and husband Byron, and Samuel Albert Zanella; six great-grandchildren, Tyler Jesse Hobbs, Benjamin Pittinger, Byron McKinney Jr., Richard McKinney, Sherry Therese Masser and William Masser Jr.; two brothers, Mahlon M. Masser of Sabillasville, and Chester H. Masser of New Windsor; and one sister, Elsie Smith of Key West, Fla.

Mr. Masser will also be remembered by his friends Tom Wantz, Bob Mort, Monroe Hewitt and Dave Muench, all of the Emmitsburg area. Mr. Masser was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry G. Masser, Ralph D. Masser and Austin F. Masser; and three sisters, Mary Martin, Myrtle Andrews and Vada Hahn. Interment in Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Frederick County Unit, 1393 Progressway, Suite 908, Eldersburg, Md. 21784.

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