Edwin W. Wabnitz Jr., 80

December 12, 2008

- DEC. 10, 2008

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Edwin W. Wabnitz Jr., 80, of Shepherdstown, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at his home.

He was the son of the late Edwin W. Wabnitz Sr. and Violet P. Wabnitz.

He retired from Comsat Corp. in 1984, after almost 19 years of service.

He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1965, and was a World War II veteran.

He was a member of American Legion Post 14 in Martinsburg, Fleet Reserve Association Branch 182 in Bethesda and the U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita June Wabnitz; one daughter, Heather D. Caffi of Silver Spring, Md.; two sons, Edwin W. Wabnitz III of Shepherdstown and Steven G. Wabnitz of Beaverton, Ore.; four granddaughters; and five grandsons.


He was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Wabnitz.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home in Martinsburg. Chaplin Doug Knupp will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg.

Friends and family may call at the funeral home one hour before the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Rosedale Funeral Home and Cemetery, Martinsburg.

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