CUMBERLAND — John F. Hess, 67, of Cumberland, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the University of Maryland Hospital.
Born April 29, 1946, in Cumberland, Mr. Hess was the son of the late Francis R. Hess and Edwina G. Wentz. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Herbert C. Wentz.
John served four years in the United States Air Force including a tour in Vietnam. He retired from Covance Laboratories in Vienna, Va.
John is survived by an aunt, Betty Staffer, Baltimore; as well as many cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap with Chaplain Bob Lloyd officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in John’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project, National Processing Center, Post Office Box 75817, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.
The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) is in charge of the arrangements.