Kendra Marie Metz, 65, of Shippensburg, PA, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, after a long battle with cancer.
She was born March 29, 1954, in Morgantown, WV and adopted by the late Kenneth and Marie Metz of Charles Town, WV. Kendra graduated from Charles Town High School in 1972, received a BS in Political Science and a BA in History from Shepherd College in 1995, and began a master’s in Women’s Studies at West Virginia University in 1996.
Kendra is survived by two children: Rebecca Reynolds (Clark) Herman, of Chambersburg, PA; and Elizabeth Reynolds (Tim) Doyle of Frederick, MD, and one sister: Frances Ann (Chris) Kief, of Charles Town, WV. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Ashley Herman (Kyle) Varner; Alissa Herman; Kaleb Herman; Cillian Doyle; and Orry Herman, one great-grandchild: Elyse Varner, and a nephew and niece.
Kendra enjoyed Civil War re-enacting, watching football, her cats, and time with family and friends.
Kendra has selflessly donated her body to medical research. A memorial will be planned following her cremation. Please consider memorial contributions to these organizations: Pathfinders for Autism, 235 Schilling Circle, Suite 103, Hunt Valley, MD 21031; Spirit Lutheran Homecare and Hospice, 2700 Lutheran Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202; or Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Ln., Kearneysville, WV 25430.