Wilma Rayetta Kretzer

November 9, 1946 ~ April 2, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Wilma Kretzer Obituary

Sharpsburg, MD – Wilma Rayetta Kretzer, 77, of Sharpsburg, MD passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at her home.

She was born on November 9, 1946, in Hagerstown, MD to the late Wallace Nelson Giffin and Ethel Virginia (Churchey) Semler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otho E.A. “Othie” Kretzer, Sr. on February 10, 2017.

Wilma attended Boonsboro High School.

She owned and operated O.K. Plumbing & Heating in Sharpsburg, MD with her husband for 35 years.

She attended Burnside First Church of God Sharpsburg, MD.

Wilma loved to bake, cook, spend time with her family, and host holidays for her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter Cathy S. Boyer and her husband Charles of Sharpsburg, MD; son Otho E.A. “Othie” Kretzer, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Sharpsburg, MD; son Randall S. “Skibow” Kretzer and his wife Erin of Sharpsburg, MD; brother Gary N.C. Giffin of Williamsport, MD; brother Seibert M. Giffin of Hagerstown, MD; grandchildren Jennifer Loudenslager, Carrie Mullendore, Randi Lynn Kretzer, Faith Fetzer, Lindsey Kretzer, Anthony Crampton, Megan Welty, and Nathan Pomfrey; great grandchildren Lillie, Kadin, Benjamin, Brady, Sadie, Karlie, Cole, Corynn, Cameron, Atlee, Harlan, Roman, Genevieve, and one on the way; numerous nieces and nephews; cousins; and her stepsiblings families.

She was predeceased by three brothers Roger Giffin, J. Willis Giffin, and W. Junior Giffin; several stepsiblings.

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  The funeral home will be open after 9:00 am on Friday 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 Saturday, April 6, 2024, at 11:00 am with Rev. Ernest E. Witmer officiating.  Interment will be in Mt. View Cemetery Sharpsburg, MD.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Hospice of Washington County 1710 Underpass Way, Suite 300 Hagerstown, MD 21740 or American Heart Association 1150 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 300 Washington, D.C. 20036

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