Our Obituaries

Madeline Agnes Kaiser Hechinger

June 27, 1927 - August 10, 2017

Madeline Agnes Hechinger, 90, of Broadway, passed away on August 10, 2017 at Willow Estates. She was born on June 27, 1927 in Valley Stream, NY, and was the daughter of the late Jacob and Margaret Gosch Kaiser. She was married to Charles Hechinger, who preceded her in death on October 9, 2007. She is survived by her children, Robert Hechinger and wife, Sigrid, of Coleville, WA, Karen Hechinger of...
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Steven Scott Starick

May 5, 1963 - August 10, 2017

Steven Scott Starick, 54, passed away at his home on Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was born on May 5, 1963 in Pontiac, Michigan and was the son of Mrs. Jean Starick of Keego Harbor, Michigan and the late Terry Starick. Steve graduated from West Bloomfield High School in Michigan and the ITT Technical Institute in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He worked as a draftsman at Kawneer in Harrisonburg for 18...
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Bonnie Sue Turner

June 11, 1951 - August 4, 2017

Bonnie Sue Turner, 66, of New Market passed away August 4, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones.She is survived by her husband, Thomas Turner, two daughters, Stacey Hepner and Jessica Mirzoyan; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two sisters and one brother.Memorial contributions may be made to the Cafeteria Fund, c/o North Fork Middle School, 1018 Caverns Rd., Quicksburg, VA 22847.A...
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Rose Coppola Adolino

August 12, 1935 - August 4, 2017

Rose Coppola Adolino, 81, of Harrisonburg, died Friday, August 4, 2017, at Bridgewater Home. She was born August 12, 1935, in New York and was the daughter of the late Angelo and Rose Coppola. Rose graduated from Marymount Manhattan College and St. John's University. A 23-year resident of Danbury,Connecticut, Rose taught mathematics and chaired the mathematics department at Henry Abbott...
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Margaret Jean Butcher Kempton

November 11, 1927 - July 29, 2017

Margaret Jean Butcher Kempton, 89, died July 29, 2017 at Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC. "Peggy" was preceded in death by her parents, Florence Mae and John Paul Butcher, her sister, Sarah Marilyn Butcher, and her husband of 28 years, Bernard Patrick Kempton. She is survived by four children, Charles Paul Schmidt and wife, Debby, of Raleigh NC, Deborah Jean Brand and husband, Bob, of...
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Nancy Deniese James

September 1, 1953 - July 23, 2017

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Barbara Harris Long

December 29, 1951 - July 15, 2017

Barbara Harris Long, 65, of Elkton, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 at her residence.Honoring her wishes, she will be cremated and all services are private.Lindsey Funeral Homes & Crematory in Harrisonburg is handling the arrangements.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lindseyharrisonburg.com
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Linda Ann Perry

March 3, 1948 - July 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lindsey Funeral Homes, Harrisonburg, VA.
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Elizabeth Harward Jolly

November 10, 1938 - July 12, 2017

Elizabeth (Betty) Lee Harward Jolly, age 78, of Richmond died Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at her daughter's home. She was born November 10th, 1938 in Cookeville, Tennessee, daughter of the late Margaret Louise Stanton Harward and William Leon Harward. Betty worked in public service in higher education as government liaison director for three Virginia universities and was an appointee in the...
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Ramon Ricardo Nowak

June 30, 1935 - July 10, 2017

Ramon Ricardo Nowak, 82, of Panama, passed away on July 10, 2017 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia.He was born June 30, 1935 in Panama and was the son of the late Otto and Anna Guerra Nowak.Ramon was an auto mechanic. He is survived by a daughter Gerta Reyes of Harrisonburg.A memorial service will be held at a later date in Panama.
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Ruth Isabell Eye

June 11, 1935 - July 8, 2017

Ruth Isabell Eye, 82, a lifelong resident of Harrisonburg, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017. She was born on June 11, 1935 in Mt. Clinton and was the daughter of the late Gordon and Josephine Heatwole Eye.Ruth graduated from Mt. Clinton High School in 1954 and also from Madison College. She previously attended Mt. Clinton United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir; she...
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Charles Conrad Byers

January 5, 1938 - June 29, 2017

Charles Conrad Byers, 79, of Harrisonburg passed away on June 29, 2017 at White Birch Estates.A son of the late Dr. Francis LeRoy Byers and Anne Conrad Byers, he was born January 5, 1938 in Harrisonburg.Mr. Byers attended Harrisonburg High School and graduated from Christchurch School in 1957, Randolph Macon College in 1963 and the University of Virginia in 1969. He was a teacher in Augusta...
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Elizabeth Anne Barksdale

March 15, 1925 - June 28, 2017

Elizabeth Anne "Bettie" Barksdale, age 92, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Sunnyside Retirement Community. She was reared in Halifax, Virginia, the daughter of the late Randolph and Elizabeth Pittman Barksdale. She was predeceased by her sister, Emily Barksdale Bugg.In 1946 Bettie graduated from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia. She taught at Halifax High School for several...
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Mary Davis Kline Hutton

August 16, 1934 - May 17, 2017

Mary Davis Kline Hutton, 82, a lifelong resident of Rockingham County, passed away on May 17, 2017 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. She was born in Broadway on August 16, 1934, and was the daughter of the late Earl A. and Letha Davis Kline. Mary graduated from Broadway High School and Madison College. She taught at Elkton High School for ten years, she was a home economist for VEPCO (now Virginia...
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Paul Alan Lacey

September 8, 1960 - May 2, 2017

Paul Alan Lacey, 56, of Harrisonburg passed away on May 2, 2017 at his home.He was born on September 8, 1960 in Northern Virginia and was the son of Ruth Starkey Lacey of Venice, FL and the late Donald Lacey.Paul was a graduate of Annandale High School and attended JMU. He had been employed in construction and landscaping.In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Timothy J. Lacey...
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Henry Francis Rouser

July 6, 1926 - April 29, 2017

Henry Francis Rouser, 90, a lifelong resident of Harrisonburg passed away at his home on Saturday, April 29, 2017. He had been in failing health the last two weeks.He was born on July 6, 1926 in Harrisonburg and was the son of the late Eddie Rouser and Mary Francis Rouser Yokley.Henry graduated from Lucy Simms School and retired from Mick or Mack after 20 years of service. He served in the US...
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Terence Francis Walsh

September 3, 1954 - April 24, 2017

Terence Francis Walsh, 62, a resident of Harrisonburg for the past year and formerly of New York, died unexpectedly April 24, 2017 at Sentara RMH Medical Center. A son of the late John and Nancy Walsh, he was born in Queens, NY where he lived the majority of his life. Terence was the Senior Technician and North American Tonmeister for Steinway & Sons for many years. While living in...
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Shannon Redmon

December 31, 1969 - April 20, 2017

Shannon Redmon, Sr., 47, of Harrisonburg died on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center.There will be no services at this time.Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements.
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Lois Marie Dean

September 30, 1957 - April 14, 2017

Lois Marie Dean, 59, of Tenth Legion, passed April 14, 2017 in loving care with her daughter in Shenandoah. She had been in failing health the past several months. A daughter of the late Mencil Roach and Virginia & Curtis Dean, she was born on September 30, 1957 in Rockingham County where she lived her entire life. She worked at Walker Manufacturing for 23 years, and was a former member of...
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Thomas John Orchowski

October 12, 1953 - April 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lindsey Funeral Homes, Harrisonburg, VA.
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Ruth Kerns Clatterbuck

November 22, 1915 - April 9, 2017

Ruth Kerns Clatterbuck, 101, a resident of Harrisonburg passed away at her home on Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was born in Shenandoah County on November 22, 1915 and was the daughter of the late William Stover and Hazel Pulse Kerns.Ruth lived the majority of her life in the Harrisonburg area and was a graduate of Linville-Edom High School. She was a beautician and a member of the Linville...
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Audrey Jenkins Rose

May 13, 1927 - April 3, 2017

Audrey Elizabeth Jenkins Rose of Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg passed away on April 3, 2017.She was born May 13, 1927 in Harrisonburg and was the daughter of the late Eastham Jenkins and Icie (Shirkey) Jenkins.Audrey lived the majority of her life in Harrisonburg and graduated from Harrisonburg High School. She retired from the U. S. Forest Service after 27 years of service.She...
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Linda Jane Dovel

November 22, 1946 - March 29, 2017

Linda Jane (Doerr) Dovel, 70, a resident of Elkton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. She was born on November 22, 1946 in Meyersdale, PA, and was the daughter of the late Ray Edwin and Evelyn Pauline Tressler Doerr. Linda lived her early life in Maryland and moved to Elkton where she and her husband were in the cattle business until his death in...
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Connie Faye Knowles

January 22, 1943 - March 25, 2017

Connie Faye Guyer Knowles, 74, a lifelong resident of Harrisonburg passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. She was born on January 22, 1943 in Harrisonburg and was the daughter of the late Marion and Dorothy Deviers Guyer.Connie was a member of Ridgeway Mennonite Church; she enjoyed watching Golden Girls, crocheting, babysitting her nieces and nephews and loved...
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Glen Maurice Finnegan

October 29, 1952 - March 25, 2017

Glen Maurice Finnegan, 64, of Timberville, and formerly of Harrisonburg and Annandale, Virginia, fell asleep in the Lord on the Feast of the Annunciation, Saturday, March 25, 2017, after a lifetime of soldiering on with limitations imposed by cerebral palsy, and a short battle with brain cancer. He was born on October 29, 1952, in Washington, D.C., to the late Maurice and Virginia Lee (Hawkins)...
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John Peery Edmonson

April 20, 1961 - March 24, 2017

John Peery Edmonson, 55, of Harrisonburg, passed away on Friday morning, March 24, 2017 at Bridgewater Home. He was born on April 20, 1961 at Langley Air Force Base, VA and was the son of Frances A. Edmonson of Harrisonburg and the late William H. Edmonson, Jr. John attended schools in Warner Robins, GA, Macon, GA and Dayton, VA. He received a Certificate of Achievement from Massanutten...
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Pauline Camilla Peachey Lehman

January 28, 1930 - March 22, 2017

Pauline Camilla (Peachey) Lehman, 87, died on March 22, 2017 at the home of Steve and Maria Hostetter, Harrisonburg, VA. Born January 28, 1930 in Menno Township, Mifflin County, PA, she was the daughter of the late David E Peachey and Lina Kanagy Peachey. On September 27, 1952 she married Mark N Lehman who survives.Pauline graduated from Eastern Mennonite School in 1947 with a high school...
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Jack Doil Kerns

August 21, 1935 - March 19, 2017

Mr. Jack Doil Kerns, 81, a lifelong resident, of the Clover Hill and Harrisonburg areas, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Farmville Rehabilitation & Health Care in Farmville, VA.A son of the late L. Doil and Madeline Grim Kerns, he was born on August 21, 1935 in Dayton, VA. Jack attended Treveca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN and Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg. ...
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Linda Carol Carter Murphy

November 10, 1947 - March 17, 2017

Linda Carol Carter, 69, of Harrisonburg departed this life on March 17, 2017. She was born on November 10, 1947, and was the daughter of the late Lennis and Hilda Jones Carter. Linda attended First Baptist Church and had worked in the health care service. She loved the outdoors and spending time with her family. She is survived by two daughters, Leta Richardson of Waynesboro and Adrian Carter...
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Roy Preston Pope,

April 6, 1936 - March 17, 2017

Roy Preston Pope, Jr., 80, a resident of Broadway passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. He was born on April 6, 1936 in Brandywine, WV and was the son of the late Roy Preston and Naomi May Swanger Pope.Roy was a graduate of Augusta Military Academy and served in the US Army. He had been employed with Reynolds Metals and Branner Printing before retiring in June...
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Gladys Shirlene Mauck Coffman

February 26, 1934 - March 14, 2017

Gladys Shirlene Mauck Coffman passed away at the age of 83 on March 14, 2017 in Staunton VA. She died peacefully. She was born in Columbia Furnace on February 26, 1934 to the late Russell E. Mauck and Bessie Orndorff Mauck.Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Winfred Allen Coffman, a brother, Arnold H. Mauck, three infant grandchildren and her son Jeffrey Lynn Coffman who passed away on...
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Lora Mae Shrewsbury Oxley

April 13, 1922 - March 12, 2017

Lora Mae Shrewsbury Oxley, a former resident of Princeton, Beckley area and Mullins, born on April 13, 1922, died on March 12, 2017, at Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She was born in Egeria, West Virginia to John Green and Lillie Effie Wood Shrewsbury.Lora is survived by her son, Don (Pat), granddaughter, Susan Oxley Simmons (Brian) and two great-granddaughters. She...
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James Lee Steele

July 15, 1937 - March 8, 2017

James L. Steele of Harrisonburg passed away March 8, 2017 at Brookdale Assisted Living after a lengthy battle with dementia. Jim was born near Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1937 to the late Claude Steele and Kathleen Young Steele. In addition to his wife, Jane Dinsmore Steele, he is survived by a stepdaughter, Jacqueline Dinsmore, and a nephew, Richard Griffin, Jr. and his wife, Amy. His...
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Sally Ann Shapiro

February 16, 1943 - March 1, 2017

Sally Douglass Shapiro, 74, of Harrisonburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at home. Sally was born on February 16, 1943 in Pueblo, CO as the first daughter of the late Van and Velma Zupon Douglass. She was raised on a cattle ranch in Rye, CO. She rode a school bus to a country school where the first, second and third grades were all together in one room. Sally graduated...
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Elene Artrip Bowers

October 18, 1925 - February 28, 2017

Mrs. Elene Artrip Bowers, 91, a resident of Harrisonburg for many years, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Sentara RMH. A daughter of the late Paris Lee and Mary Jane Stanley Artrip, she was born on October 18, 1925 in Clintwood, VA. Elene graduated from St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in Richmond where she then worked for a number of years. She was a member of St. Stephen's United...
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George Franklin Cross

January 19, 1926 - February 27, 2017

George Franklin Cross, 91, a resident of Sunnyside Presbyterian Retirement Community, died February 27, 2017. A son of the late George F. and Rebecca Summers Cross, he was born on January 19, 1926 in Washington, DC. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; and graduated from George Washington University. He was a Golden Glove Boxer in the Washington DC Boys Club and also boxed at the...
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James Jewel Geary

May 14, 1914 - February 25, 2017

James Jewel Geary, of Harrisonburg, died February 25, 2017 at the age of 102. Mr. Geary was the principal creator, designer and founding director of the New Market Battlefield Park and its museum, the Hall of Valor. Appointed by Virginia Military Institute, he held the position from 1966 to 1982 when he retired and he subsequently served another seven years as a consultant.Before coming to the...
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Norma McCoy Babb

January 18, 1922 - February 21, 2017

Norma "Nannie" McCoy Babb, 95, of Winchester passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.She was born on January 18, 1922 in Waynesboro, and was the daughter of the late Robert S. and Annie Elizabeth Wright McCoy.Norma was a supervisor for AT & T Telephone Company before retiring in 1981. She enjoyed traveling and visited many countries with the Shillelaghs Travel Club, dancing, needlepoint...
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Mable Louise Hensley

April 12, 1936 - February 19, 2017

Mable Louise Hensley, 80, of McGaheysville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. She was born April 12, 1936, and was the daughter of the late Charles William McDonaldson and Virginia Mary Wease.Mable attended Rockingham County Schools and was a member of Mount Olive Brethren Church, the Moose and the Eagles. She retired in 2001.On June 18, 1977, she married Wayne E. Hensley Sr., who preceded her...
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Gene Calvin Snyder

March 23, 1933 - February 19, 2017

Gene C. Snyder, 83, of Rockingham, Virginia, passed away on February 19, 2017 at Sentara RMH. Gene was born March 23, 1933, in Lacey Spring, VA, and was the son of the late Myrtie and Elbert Snyder. He graduated from Harrisonburg High School and attended Madison College. He served in the United States Navy on the USS Midway during the Korean War. Gene was a member of the Harrisonburg Lions Club,...
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Hazel Ryman Life

April 16, 1930 - February 18, 2017

Hazel Virginia Ryman Life, 86, of Mt. Airy, MD, and formerly of Harrisonburg, VA, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother went to be with the her Lord on Saturday, February 18, 2017 surrounded by family and friends.She was born in Washington, DC on April 16, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Raymond Barlett and Ruth Virginia Comer Ryman. Hazel graduated from Stanley High School and...
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William George O'Brien

April 30, 1943 - February 7, 2017

William George "Bill" O'Brien, 73 of Port Republic, passed away following a brief illness on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017,in Rockingham County, the County of which he adored.Bill was born in Canonsburg, PA on April 30, 1943 and was the son of the late William and Joan O'Brien.Bill served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War; after he returnedhome, he earned...
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Norma Jean Shearin

February 8, 1940 - February 5, 2017

Norma Jean Shearin, 76, of Harrisonburg passed away from complications of Alzheimer's, on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, where she resided. She was born in Granville County, NC on February 8, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Harry Thomas and Rosa Leigh Woodlief Wilkerson. On November 12, 1958 she married, David Shearin, who preceded her in death on...
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Nicholas Ortega

February 3, 1969 - February 4, 2017

Nicholas Ortega, Jr. 48, of Harrisonburg, passed away on February 4, 2017. He was born on February 3, 1969 in Littlefield, TX and was the son of the late Nicholas Ortega and Oralia Gonzales Ortega. Nicholas was employed with Pilgrim's Pride, George's Timberville, formerly Wampler-Longacre. He also helped make deliveries and pick-ups for Mercy House for several years. He is survived by his...
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Edward Thomas Pritt

August 7, 1919 - February 3, 2017

Edward Thomas Pritt, 97, of Harrisonburg, VA., passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. He was born in Warm Springs, VA on August 7, 1919 and was the son of the late Leonard W. and Alva Stephenson Pritt. Edward attended Bath County Schools and served in the US Army during WWII. He was a farmer and had also been employed as a carpenter in the Washington, DC area before retiring. He was a...
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Galen Glick Craun,

November 23, 1945 - February 1, 2017

Dr. Galen Glick Craun, Jr., 71, of Harrisonburg passed away on February 1, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. He was born on November 23, 1945 in Richmond and was the son of the late Dr. Galen G. Craun, Sr. and Beulah Spencer Craun. Dr. Craun graduated from Turner Ashby High School in 1964 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bridgewater College in 1968. ...
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Emory Leap Thomas

February 16, 1917 - January 29, 2017

Emory Leap Thomas, age 99, formerly of 370 Sunrise Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA, passed away at VMRC Sunday, January 29, 2017 where he had resided since July 2011. Emory was born February 16, 1917 in Montezuma, west of Dayton. He was the son of the late Homer F. and Annie Leap Thomas. He graduated from Dayton High School. He was a veteran of WWII and spent one year in Japan. Emory believed in...
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Gary Russel Ulman

February 6, 1964 - January 19, 2017

"Chewy" Gary R. Ulman, born Feb. 6, 1964, passed away on Jan. 19, 2017. Where he has been and what he has done is nobody's business, according to his friends. But if you knew him and loved him, you are invited to a memorial service on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Lindsey Funeral Home, 473 S. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.Gary is survived by his brothers, Ron and Glenn Ulman; sisters...
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Joseph Thomas Arnaud

December 21, 1928 - January 19, 2017

Joseph "Joe" Thomas Arnaud, 88, of Harrisonburg passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. He was born in Worcester, MA on December 21, 1928 and was the son of the late Joseph L. and Marie Elizabeth Davis Arnaud. Joe was an associate member at Muhlenberg Lutheran Church, and a member of Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Jerome, VA. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and worked in...
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Ernest Francis Bernhardi

June 5, 1920 - January 12, 2017

Dr. Ernest Francis "Bud" Bernhardi, Jr., DO, peacefully passed away at his home in Harrisonburg, VA on January 12, 2017. He was 96.Born June 5, 1920 in Chicago, IL to Ernest F. Bernhardi, Sr. and Florence Ruth MacPherson, he was raised in East Rockaway, Long Island, NY.Dr. Bernhardi was a US Army veteran of World War II and graduated in 1951 from the Chicago College of Osteopathy. He maintained a...
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Rebecca Mae Moses

February 24, 1944 - January 11, 2017

Rebecca Mae Moses, 72, a lifelong resident of Harrisonburg, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She was born in Pendleton County, West Virginia and is the daughter of Thelma Marie Arbaugh Foley of Harrisonburg and the late Walter A. Wimer. Rebecca was a bartender at the American Legion Post #188 and Rion Bowman VFW Post #632. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence D. Moses...
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Ward Hinegardner Shipp

October 11, 1923 - January 8, 2017

Ward Hinegardner Shipp, 93, a lifelong resident of Rockingham County, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017. He was born in Rockingham County on October 11, 1923 and was the son of the late Herman A. Shipp, Sr. and Effie Mae Hinegardner Shipp. Ward was an active member in Brethren Services during WWII and was a member of the Melrose Church of The Brethren. He was owner of Shipp Lawnmower...
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Audrey Parker May

October 18, 1933 - December 26, 2016

Audrey Jean Parker May, 83, of Timberville passed away on December 26, 2016 at Life Care Center of New Market. She was born in Needmore, WV and was the daughter of the late Branson and Effie Haman Parker. Audrey was a lifelong resident of the Timberville area and a member of the Salem Mennonite Church in Baker, WV. On December 7, 1955 she married George W. May who preceded her in death on...
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Qorban Alexander Faison

December 16, 2016 - December 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lindsey Funeral Homes, Harrisonburg, VA.
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Mary Sharkey Berbes

March 5, 1925 - December 14, 2016

Mary Sharkey Berbes, 91, of Harrisonburg passed away on December 14, 2016. She was born on March 5, 1925, in Harrisburg, PA and was the daughter of the late Stanley and Helen Haritos Sharkey. Mary graduated from Westminster High School and Strayer Business College. She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church in Charlottesville and the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She loved her family and friends,...
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Mary Ann Bradshaw Clark

November 18, 1924 - December 6, 2016

Mary Ann Bradshaw Clark passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. She was the daughter of James Watt and Genevieve Bradshaw, born on November 18, 1924, in Morgantown, West Virginia where she lived her early life. Mary Ann was a long-time resident of Harrisonburg and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She attended Harrisonburg High School and Madison College....
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Katherine Virginia Young

October 12, 1919 - December 5, 2016

Katherine Virginia Simmers Young, 97, of Staunton, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016. She was born on October 12, 1919 in Daphna, VA and was the daughter of the late Saylor and Mabel Kratzer Simmers. On April 8, 1939 she married, Minor Franklin Young, who preceded her in death on December 4, 1979. She was also preceded in death by her second husband, Harold W. Young on December 8, 2002....
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Avis Mundy Swartz

January 21, 1914 - November 28, 2016

Avis Mundy Swartz, 102, died November 28, 2016 at Bridgewater Home, Bridgewater, Va. She was born January 21, 1914, the fourth child of the late Charles Samuel and Letitia Wampler Mundy. From the time she was a youth until a debilitating illness in late years, her life was full, energetic, and inspirational. At the age of twelve she drove a farm milk truck 14 miles from Edom to Madison...
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Robert John Florio

May 14, 1986 - November 20, 2016

Robert John Florio, born and raised in Manassas, Virginia, passed away on November 20, 2016 at the age of 30. He is survived by his parents, Tom and Juanita Florio, and his brother, Thomas Florio. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Jack and Joanne Florio, Jean Depcrynski, John and Joanne Allison, and Donald "Tattoo Man" and Jerri Lavoie, as well as his cousins, Jaclyn and Suzanne Florio...
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Warren Harding Minnick

February 25, 1923 - November 19, 2016

Warren Harding Minnick, Sr., 93, a resident of McGaheysville, passed away on November 19, 2016. He was born on February 25, 1923 near Timberville and was the son of the late Luther Allen and Rose Wilt Minnick. Warren lived his early life in the Cootes Store and Melrose Communities before moving to McGaheysville. He was employed with Shenandoah Poultry for 20 years and Holly Farms for ten years...
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Daniel Fedrick Warg

October 21, 1950 - November 4, 2016

Daniel Fedrick Warg, 66, of Harrisonburg, passed away at his home on Friday, November 4, 2016.Lindsey Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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Edna Mae Rhinehart Dulaney

November 27, 1924 - October 30, 2016

Edna Mae Rhinehart Dulaney, 91, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community in Harrisonburg, where she had been a resident since 2006.She was born on November 27, 1924 in Harrisonburg, VA and was the daughter of the late William Hobart and Sarah Lucas Rhinehart.On November 18, 1949 she married Carey B. Dulaney, Jr., who preceded her in death on October 22,...
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Vada Gochenour Alexander

April 9, 1927 - October 25, 2016

Mrs. Vada Gochenour Alexander, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, October 25 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. A native of Woodstock, VA, Vada was born on April 9, 1927 to the late Benjamin F. and Georgia Lee Stultz Gochenour.Vada graduated from RMH School of Nursing in 1946 and lived in Harrisonburg until 2005 when she moved to Bridgewater. After raising her family, she worked for 13...
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Wallace Howard Kratzer

March 26, 1926 - October 23, 2016

Wallace H. Kratzer, 90, of Verona, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016 at his home. He is survived by his wife Anna Leah Funk Kratzer. The family will receive visitors at their home from 4-7:00 pm, Thursday, October 27. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Shenandoah. Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to...
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Buddy Wilson Baugher

April 9, 1938 - October 23, 2016

Buddy W. Baugher, 78, of Elkton, son of the late Weaver and Sina Shifflett Baugher passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center.He was born and raised in the Elkton area, but has lived the last 20 years in Norfolk. Buddy served five years in the Navy. He was a meticulous brick layer, working for Neilson Construction, R. G. Reeves and several other...
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Sterling Dayle Huggens

March 13, 1922 - October 21, 2016

Sterling D. Huggens, 94, formerly of Lexington, NC, Haddonfield and Pitman, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community (VMRC) in Harrisonburg, VA.Born at home near Hanover, PA, he was the son of the late Samuel and Gussie Huggens. He graduated from High School in Hanover, PA in 1942. That fall he began college at Drexel Institute,...
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Ruth Edna Hummel

January 22, 1932 - October 21, 2016

Ruth Edna Hummel, 84, of Harrisonburg, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016. She was born near Harrisburg, PA on January 22, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Clarence Edward and Elsie Alberta Sweigard Hummel. Miss Hummel was a retired Naval civilian worker. Her passion was taking care of animals, having had numerous rescue dogs and cats during her lifetime. According to her wishes she...
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Leora Maxine Miller

January 29, 1921 - October 8, 2016

Leora Maxine Kratzer Miller, 95, a resident of Sunnyside Retirement Community died on Saturday, October 8, 2016.Services will be private.Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements.
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Evelyn Luper Spitzer

December 24, 1928 - October 7, 2016

Evelyn L. Spitzer, 87, a resident of Bridgewater Retirement Community passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. She was born on December 24, 1928 in Grayson County and was the daughter of the late William J. and Rosa Shores Luper. She is survived by a son, Dennis Armentrout and wife, Peggy, of Penn Laird; a granddaughter, PJ Landis and husband, Thomas, of Grottoes; one great-grandson; and two...
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Ruth Ann Tietgen

December 12, 1929 - September 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lindsey Funeral Homes, Harrisonburg, VA.
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Vickie Ann Riggles

September 4, 1953 - September 25, 2016

Vickie Ann Southerly Riggles, 63, a resident of Broadway, passed away on Sunday evening, September 25, 2016 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. She was born on September 4, 1953 and was the daughter of the late Walter James and Bertha Catherine Breeden Southerly. Vickie lived her entire life in the Broadway area and attended Broadway High School. For the last 38 years she walked the spiritual path....
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Charles Walter Breeden

November 25, 1940 - September 24, 2016

Charles Walter Breeden, III, 75, a resident of Bridgewater, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center.He was born in Rockingham County on November 25, 1940 and was the son of the late Howard R. and Eunice Violet Shifflett Breeden.Charles graduated from Montevideo High School and was employed in maintenance with Bridgewater Home and Hampton Inn before retiring. He...
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Willliam Kenneth Adams

November 16, 1931 - September 23, 2016

Bill Adams, of Harrisonburg, died Friday September 23, 2016 at the Winchester Medical Center. Born in Baltimore, MD. He was the son of the late William Nathan and Rose Ruhl Adams and proud step-son of the late Police Chief Harry Edwin Schultheis. He attended schools in Baltimore, graduating from Dundalk High School and later attending the University of Maryland. He was a proud Navy veteran,...
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Dimitrios Efstathios Sakkas

March 5, 1932 - September 17, 2016

Dimitrios Efstathios Sakkas, 84, a resident of Bridgewater, died September 17, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Efstathios and Sophia Sakkas, he was born on March 5, 1932, in Komboti-Arta, Greece. He made his home in the Harrisonburg community for over 40 years and was affiliated with the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Charlottesville, VA and the Dormition of The Virgin...
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Elizabeth A. Lott

August 12, 1922 - September 9, 2016

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Lott, 94, of Harrisonburg, VA, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016.She was born on August 12, 1922 in New Brunswick, New Jersey and was the daughter of the late Henry and Viola Rau Salzmann.Betty lived the majority of her life in East Brunswick, NJ, she moved to Jackson, NJ before moving to Harrisonburg, VA five years ago. She was a Cafeteria manager for the...
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Constance Simone Whitelow

July 29, 1964 - September 7, 2016

Constance Simone Whitelow, 52, of Harrisonburg, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 7, 2016. She was born on July 29, 1964, in Harrisonburg and was the daughter of the late Clarence Theodore and Charlotte Blakey Whitelow.Constance graduated from Harrisonburg High School in 1982 and attended Blue Ridge Community College. She was formerly employed at Newman Aluminum in Waynesboro for...
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Mary McKenzie Biller

November 9, 1941 - August 31, 2016

Mary McKenzie Biller, 74, of Harrisonburg, died August 31, 2016 at Avante at Harrisonburg. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Harrisonburg with the Reverend Daniel Robayo and Deacon Ed Bachschmid officiating. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Endowment Fund, 660 South Main St....
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Pauline Dorman Spitzer

September 14, 1934 - August 30, 2016

Pauline Dorman Spitzer, a resident of Harrisonburg, died August 30, 2016 at Harrisonburg Health and Rehab Center. She was born on September 14, 1934 in Virginia and was a homemaker. She married Glendon R. Spitzer who preceded her in death. Surviving is a son, Eddie "Jake" Dorman, Sr. and wife, Sandra, of Fulks Run, and four grandchildren, Eddie Dorman, Jr. and wife, Ginger, Melissa Dorman,...
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Genevieve Lenora Conley

April 13, 1937 - August 29, 2016

Genevieve Lenora Conley, 79, a resident of Harrisonburg, died August 29, 2016 at her residence. A daughter of the late George and Evelyn Carson Smith, she was born on April 13, 1937, in Virginia and lived the majority of her life in Harrisonburg. Genevieve was a member of Mt. Sinai United Methodist Church and was retired from Royal Mart as store manager after 26 years. Surviving is a son,...
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Helen Elinor Gossler Martin

September 15, 1925 - August 29, 2016

Helen Gossler Martin of Harrisonburg passed away on August 29, 2016. Helen was born in Sunbury, PA on September 15, 1925, to Grant and Jean Bell Gossler. She spent her early life in Renovo, PA, graduated from Renovo High School and earned her R.N. from Wilmington Memorial Hospital, Wilmington Delaware. Helen was a music lover and played the piano, organ and clarinet. She enjoyed singing in the...
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Mary Hodnett Alexander

March 29, 1936 - August 22, 2016

Mary Hodnett Alexander, 80, a resident of Harrisonburg passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Sunnyside Retirement Community. She was born in Alexander City, AL, on March 29, 1936 and was the daughter of the late Homer Gaines and Gertie Lee Thomas Hodnett.Mary graduated from Benjamin Russell High School in Alexander City, AL and was a homemaker. In her early years, she was employed with the...
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Grace Brackbill Hostetter

November 7, 1918 - August 22, 2016

Grace Haldeman Brackbill Hostetter, 97, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, moved from this life into the next surrounded by her beloved family on Monday, August 22, 2016.Grace was the second of five girls born to Ruth Haldeman and Milton G. Brackbill in Chester County, Pennsylvania. She was born on Armistice Day, November 7, 1918. She attended the Paoli Grammar School, then five years at Eastern...
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Richard Blizzard

May 28, 1937 - August 21, 2016

Richard Blizzard, 79, a resident of Harrisonburg, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at his home. He was born on May 28, 1937 in Harman, WV, and was the son of the late Kermit and Edith Nelson Blizzard. Richard was a devoted loving husband, father and grandfather. His passion in life was farming at his home place in West Virginia and driving tractor trailer for the family business. He...
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Edna Frances Ritchie

January 15, 1921 - August 19, 2016

Mrs. Edna Frances Croushorn Ritchie, 95, a resident of White Birch Communities, died August 19, 2016. She had not enjoyed good health for the past three years.A daughter of the late Wilhem Kaiser and Mary Ethel Deputy Croushorn, she was born on January 15, 1921, in Rockingham County. She graduated from Dayton High School and lived her life in Harrisonburg including 15 years at Virginia...
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Josephine Armentrout Dundore

August 1, 1927 - August 18, 2016

Josephine Armentrout Dundore, 89, of Harrisonburg passed away on August 18, 2016 at Timberview Crossing. She had been ill the past few years. She was born in Harrisonburg on August 1, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Riley William and Agnes Pearl Tutwiler Armentrout. Josephine lived all her life in the Rockingham County area and graduated from Keezletown High School in 1945. She formerly...
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Ronald John Nelson

May 13, 1942 - August 17, 2016

Ronald John Nelson, 74, a resident of Harrisonburg, passed away on August 17, 2016 at Golden Living Center in Charlottesville. He has not enjoyed good health for the past 10 ½ years. He was born on May 13, 1942 in Boston, Mass., and was the son of the late Erik and Dorothy Douthart Nelson.Ronald received his Bachelor's and Master's degree from North Eastern University and a PhD from...
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Lew Ann Echard Stidley

January 29, 1929 - August 16, 2016

Mrs. Lew Ann Stidley, 87, a resident of Sunnyside Presbyterian Retirement Community in Harrisonburg, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016.A daughter of the late W. C. Echard, Sr. and Oda Davis Echard, she was born on January 29, 1929 in Keezletown. She graduated from Madison College (now James Madison University) and spent her early years teaching education. She was a member of St. Jacob's...
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Harold William Heishman

June 25, 1934 - August 9, 2016

Harold W. Heishman passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, surrounded by his family. He was 82.He was born in Wardensville, West Virginia on June 25, 1934.Harold retired as a Senior Master Sergeant after devoting 27 years serving his country with the United States Air Force. After leaving the military, he and his wife, Shirley, opened Heishman's, Inc., a well-...
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Dominador Senga Santos

February 12, 1939 - August 3, 2016

Dominador Senga Santos, MD, FACS, 77, a resident of Harrisonburg passed away on August 3, 2016 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. He was born in Marikina Rizal, Philippines on February 12, 1939 and was the son of the late Emeterio and Segunda Senga Santos.Dr. Santos graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. He received his surgical training and was named Chief resident under...
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Shirley Mae Judy Shoemaker

November 11, 1942 - July 29, 2016

Shirley Mae Shoemaker, 73, of Rockingham, passed away on July 29, 2016 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. She had been ill for five years. She was born on November 11, 1942 in West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Forrest and Thelma Getz Judy. Shirley lived most of her life in the Harrisonburg area and graduated from Broadway High School. She was employed in the Poultry industry and was a...
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Raymond Wimer

December 31, 1941 - July 27, 2016

Raymond Wimer, 74, of Mt. Crawford passed away July 27, 2016 at Augusta Health. He was born on December 31, 1941 and was the son of Thelma Arbaugh Foley of Harrisonburg and the late Walter Wimer.Ray worked at Westinghouse in Verona before becoming a hair stylist and owning his own salon "Rays Cut and Kurl" in Harrisonburg. Ray enjoyed life; he loved traveling, especially going on cruises....
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Faith Lynn Turner

February 7, 1963 - July 24, 2016

Faith Lynn Turner, 53, of Stanley, passed away at her home on Sunday, July 24, 2016. She was born in Harrisonburg on February 7, 1963 and was the daughter of Mary Lou Turner of Harrisonburg and the late Bobby Lee Turner. Faith Lynn graduated from Broadway High School in 1981 and attended Dominion Business School. She had lived in the Page County area for the last nine years. She enjoyed her...
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Anna Mae Black

August 28, 1948 - July 23, 2016

Anna Mae Black, 67, a resident of Harrisonburg, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Harrisonburg Health & Rehabilitation Center. A daughter of the late Leonard Abraham "Ham Shirkey" and Ruby Eaton Shirkey, she was born on August 28, 1948 in Rockingham County. She was a foster daughter of Lee and Reba L. Emswiler who preceded her in death as well. Anna was a member of...
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Karen Priscilla Dennis Morris

July 6, 1960 - July 17, 2016

Karen Dennis Morris, 56, of Bridgewater, went home to be with the Lord on July 17, 2016.Mrs. Morris was born on July 6, 1960 in Williamston, NC, to the late Rev. L. P. Dennis and Mrs. Frances D. Dennis. She was a very caring wife, mother and nana. She worked at Harrisonburg Health and Rehab for twenty plus years and enjoyed her work and the people she worked with.She is survived by her husband,...
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Harry Yancey Canter

February 6, 1927 - June 27, 2016

Harry Yancey Canter, 89, a resident of Harrisonburg, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 at Sunnyside Retirement Community. He was born February 6, 1927 in Harrisonburg and was the son of the late Dr. Noland M. Canter, Sr. and Mary Virginia Yancey Canter. Harry was a 1944 graduate of Harrisonburg High School; he graduated in 1949 from Randolph Macon College and went to Grad School at University of...
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Mary Alice James

May 5, 1918 - June 21, 2016

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Hardenia Click Zigler

September 7, 1923 - June 11, 2016

Hardenia Click Zigler, a retired teacher and guidance counselor and resident of the Bridgewater Retirement Community died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center. Her husband, J. Hiram Zigler and daughter, Nanci June Zigler preceded her in death. Mrs. Zigler was the daughter of the late Forrest D. and Eva Houff Click. She was born on the Click family farm in Weyers Cave and...
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Eleanor Kline Hoover

April 19, 1922 - June 9, 2016

Eleanor Kline Hoover, 94, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Augusta Health Center in Fishersville. She was born on April 19, 1922 in Broadway, VA and was the daughter of the late Earl A. and Letha Davis Kline. Eleanor was a graduate of Broadway High School and was employed with the Staunton News Leader for many years. She volunteered for 25 years at Sentara-RMH, formerly known as Rockingham...
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Roy Lee Rodgers

July 13, 1939 - June 8, 2016

Roy Lee Rodgers, 76, of Harrisonburg passed away unexpectedly on June 8, 2016.He was born in Harrisonburg on July 13, 1939 and was the son of the late Robert N. Rodgers, Jr. and Violet M. Frank Rodgers.Roy lived his entire life in the Rockingham County and Harrisonburg area and attended Dayton High School. He was a concrete finisher for Valley Blox for 23 years and retired in 2003. He attended...
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Donald Ray Martin

July 20, 1942 - June 7, 2016

Donald Ray Martin, 73, formerly of Roanoke, passed away June 7, 2016.Don was born in Baltimore on July 20, 1942 and grew up in the Virginia Baptist Children's Home in Salem. There he met his lifelong companion and beloved wife, Joyce Anne Tucker Martin, who survives.He is also survived by his son, David Martin and wife Cindy, of Harrisonburg; a daughter, Cheryl Overfelt and husband, Doug, of...
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