Anna M. Metzger, 89 Dover, Delaware passed this life peacefully with family and Hospice Chaplin Raymond Taylor by her side on Monday, August 22, 2011.


Anna M. Metzger, 89 Dover, Delaware passed this life peacefully with family and Hospice Chaplin Raymond Taylor by her side on Monday, August 22, 2011.
Mrs. Metzger was formerly of Frederica, DE and Lititz, PA, but for the past year and a half she was a resident of Emeritus at Dover (formerly Green Meadows).
Mrs. Metzger was born in Kempton, PA. on November 25, 1921, daughter of Elmer E. Henry and Alma (Kunkel) Henry.   She was a member of the Magnolia United Methodist Church, but more recently attended Townsend Fee Will Baptist Church with her daughter.  She was a former member of the Milford Senior Center and a current member of the Frederica Senior Center, where she enjoyed many good times.  She was an avid golfer at Shawnee Country Club until age 82 and bowled until age 86 at the Milford Bowling Lanes.  She also enjoyed reading, playing bridge, and needlepoint work.  she adored her family, and she will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 53 years, Harry F. Metzger in 1997.  
She is survived by her son Brian A. Metzger and his wife Jane (Slade) Metzger of Oxford, Miss.; her daughter Judy M. Kaufman and husband James E. Kaufman of Smyrna, DE, and her beloved grandchildren, Wendy L. Kaufman of Louisville, KY, and Kevin E. Kaufman of Davidson, NC,  She is also survived by a niece, three nephews, cousins, and their families.
There will be a private viewing for her immediate family. Graveside services were held on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 12 p.m. at Erb's Mennonite Church Cemetery, 567 West Lexington Road, Lititz, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 South DuPont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901; Frederica Senior Center, Inc., P.O. Box 165, 216 South Market Street, Frederica, DE 19946; or to The Salvation Army, 611 Forest St., Dover, DE. 19904
Arrangements by Trader Funeral Home Inc., 12 Lotus St., Dover, Delaware 19901.  Letters of condolence may be sent to traderfh@aol.com or www.delmarva obits.com.