Denise Eileen Etris, 67, of Emmitsburg, died Monday, January 22 at Frederick Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
Born September 22, 1950 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Gladys Lillian Etris.
Denise worked for last 15 years as a manager in medical affairs in the pharmaceutical industry. She was a former registered nurse and had a master's degree in Anthropology from American University. Denise was a longtime member and past president of Emmitsburg Lion's Club and was actively involved with the vision program. She was a former
Emmitsburg Town Commissioner where she served on various committees.
Denise was the last of her immediate family. She is survived by her longtime friend, Helene Edwards of Emmitsburg; and her beloved cat, Luna Blue.
Services will be private and at a later date.
If desired, donations may be made to Emmitsburg Lion's Club, Box 1182, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-1182.
Arrangements are with Stauffer Funeral Home, Thurmont, and Stauffer Crematory, Inc. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.