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George H. Roney, 86

November 21, 2008

George H. Roney, 86



AUG. 7, 1922-NOV. 17, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. - George H. Roney, 86, of Washington, D.C., died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Born Aug. 7, 1922, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late George Hamilton and Mary Elizabeth Reichter Roney.

He retired as a draftsman from the Department of Agriculture, for which he received a presidential award for his work in the Statistical Research Division, Economics, Statistics and Cooperative Service.

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He was a local artist, exhibiting his work at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by two cousins, Suzanne R. Verkouw of Lebanon, Pa., and Celia R. Farlan of Helena, Mont.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Memorial donations may be to Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, P.O. Box 423, City Park, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Arrangements are by Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown.

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