Wayne E. Kriner, Sr.

October 29, 1936 ~ March 8, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Wayne Kriner, Sr. Obituary

Hagerstown, MD – Wayne E. Kriner, Sr., 87, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Friday, March 8, 2024, at Commonwealth Senior Living Hagerstown, MD.

He was born on October 29, 1936, in Big Spring, MD to the late William Emmett and Lillian Mae (Kretzer) Kriner.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Kriner in 2018.

Wayne was a 1954 graduate of Clear Spring High School, and he attended Hagerstown Business College.

He was a veteran of the Air National Guard.

Wayne was employed by USA Cartage until his retirement in 2007.  He was previously employed by W.D. Byron & Sons Tannery for nearly 20 years earlier in his career.

He was a member of St. John’s UCC Clear Spring, MD.

Wayne was also a member of IORM Tribe #84, Elks Lodge #378, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, and Medairy Lodge #140 AF&AM.

He enjoyed reading the newspaper along with duck hunting and loved his family.

He is survived by his sons Wayne E. “Ed” Kriner, Jr. and special friend Tina Turner, William R. “Russ” Kriner and his wife Kristine, W. Rodney “Rodge” Kriner and his wife Paula; Matthew A. “Matt” Kriner and his wife Rebecca;  brothers Dick Kriner, Dale Kriner, and Jim Kriner; grandchildren Melanie, Kaitlyn, Kaelii, Regan, Cole, Jacob, and Alexis; great grandchildren Leo, Rylinn, MaKiyah, Nora, Caroline, and Charlee; and his beloved nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his grandson Noah Wayne Kriner; brothers Don Kriner, Warren Kriner, and Kenny Kriner; sister Christine Bair.

Our family would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to Commonwealth Senior Living and Hospice of Washington County for the exceptional care and love they showed Wayne.

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Thursday, March 14, 2024, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  The funeral home will be open after 9:00 am on Thursday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Friday, March 15, 2024, at 2:00 pm with Rev. Charles M. Mackley officiating.  Interment will be in Little Rose Hill Cemetery Clear Spring, MD.

Memorial donations may be made to: Hospice of Washington County 1710 Underpass Way, Suite 300 Hagerstown, MD 21740

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