Lonnie Jean Ernde went to her heavenly resting place on Monday, August 31, 2020 at the age of 77.
Lonnie was born on August 7, 1943 to her parents James (Jim) and Dorothy (Dot) Ernde. Lonnie attend Hagerstown High School and then Award Beauty School. However, she found her career niche with Charlton Brothers Trucking Company, which later became Lightening Transportation, where she was employed for 41 years until her retirement in 2009. Lonnie also enjoyed gathering with her monthly Lunch Club including Rosalie Smith, Paulette Barnhart, Barbara Ernde, Patsy Osborne and Shirley Everly.
Lonnie is predeceased in death by her Parents, brother James M. (Jimmy) Ernde, nephew Todd A. Gordon and two great nieces.
She is survived by her devoted sisters, Nancy L. Gordon and husband Monte W. Gordon of Falling Waters, WV. and Jamie S. Hill and husband Leonard Hill of Greencastle, PA. with whom she resided. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Sherry Ernde of Hagerstown and numerous cousins.
In addition, Lonnie was the loving aunt to Michael Hill and wife Kylie, Linda Kuczynski and husband Edward, Mark Gordon and wife Laura, Angela Gordon, Scott Gordon and wife Kim, Tony Harvey and Beth, Michael O. Ernde and wife Misty and Jimmy John Ernde as well as many great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Lonnie was also was very close to dear longtime friends Donna Spickler and Patty Shantz.
The family has planned a graveside Memorial Service for family and friends who want to celebrate Lonnie’s life on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with her cousin, William Shilling, presiding. A Reception will follow.
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