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Obituaries

November 15, 1998

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Charles D. McBee

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Charles Douglas McBee, 61, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs.

Born Oct. 15, 1937, in Jimstown, W.Va., he was the son of the late Charles Alvin and Ella Isabelle Young McBee.

He attended Berkeley Springs High School.

He was a retired miller with U.S. Silica, Berkeley Springs.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.

He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley Springs.

He was a member of Mid-Atlantic Koi and raised Japanese koi fish.

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He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Judith Ann Penwell McBee; three daughters, Stephanie Lynne Breeden and Lisa Ann McBee, both of Berkeley Springs, and Teresa Richelle Munson of Glendale, Ariz.; two sisters, Eva Lou Hofe of Charles Town, W.Va., and Phyllis Lorraine Cain of Berkeley Springs; five brothers, Kenneth W. McBee, Harold Frank McBee and Paul G. McBee, all of Berkeley Springs, Larry E. McBee of Indian Springs and Walter David McBee of Puyallup, W.Va.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two infant brothers.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 401 S. Washington St., Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Stephen J. Cuff will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs, today from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open today from 2 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Endowment Fund of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 401 S. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Julia M. Wimer

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Julia May Wimer, 86, of St. Petersburg, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998, at her home.

She was born in Beaver Creek.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Price A. Wimer.

She was an independent grocer and antique dealer.

She was a member of Palm Lake Christian Church. She was a former member of First Christian Church in Hagerstown.

She was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Auxiliary.

She is survived by two daughters, D. Monnyeene Harshman of Palmetto, Fla., and S. Christine delRosario of St. Petersburg; three sisters, Pat Porter of Springfield, Fla., and Jane Caudell and Juanita Burger, both of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Fred M. Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

There will be no viewing.

Charles I. Gunder Jr.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Charles I. "Charlie" Gunder Jr., 75, of 8234 Mentzer Gap Road, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, at Piney Mountain Nursing Home, Fayetteville, Pa.

Born July 19, 1923, in Quincy Township, Pa., near his place of residence, he was the son of the late Charles I. Gunder Sr. and Margaret Jane Bender Gunder.

He was a 1941 graduate of Quincy High School.

He was employed by Landis Machine Co. for several years. He then worked at the Waynesboro Post Office as a mail carrier from 1951 to 1984. He retired in 1984. He also was a real estate associate with ERA Penn 1st from 1978 to 1998, and an associate broker and certified appraiser.

He was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Blue Rock United Brethren in Christ Church, Tomstown, Pa. He served as chairman of the administration board, chairman of the personnel relations commission, served as deacon and was chairman of the nominating committee.

He was a member of Franklin County Board of Realtors; National Board of Realtors; South Chapter AARP 2977, Waynesboro; and National AARP.

He bowled in the Senior Citizen's Bowling League. In his early life, he was coach of the Quincy Little League Baseball Team for several years.

He is survived by his wife, Margie O. Carr Gunder, whom he married on Aug. 15, 1942; two daughters, Beverly Shockey and Carolyn Papoutsis, both of Waynesboro; two sons, Daryl Gunder and Randall Gunder, both of Waynesboro; two sisters, Gladys Reed and Evelyn Minnich, both of Waynesboro; three brothers, Paul Gunder, R. Edwin Gunder and Robert Gunder, all of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, R. Eugene Gunder.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Jaye M. Bartle and the Rev. Donald L. Bender will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Blue Rock United Brethren In Christ Church, 7885 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268; or Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

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