Genevieve E. (Brandenburg) Talbert, 86

July 19, 2009

MAY 17, 1923-JULY 18, 2009

BOONSBORO -- Genevieve E. (Brandenburg) Talbert, 86, of Boonsboro, died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at Fahrney Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro.

Born May 17, 1923, in Harmony, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Pearl (Hooper) Brandenburg.

Mrs. Talbert retired from Fahrney Keedy Home and Village after 31 years of service.

She was a member of Harmony Church of the Brethren in Myersville, Md.

She and her husband, Erle Preston Talbert, were married Dec. 7, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1998.

She is survived by six sons, Ronald L. Talbert and his wife, Beverly, Robert E. Talbert and his wife, Connie, and Dennis C. Talbert and his wife, Karen, all of Boonsboro, Edward E. Talbert and his wife, Mary, of Hagerstown, Carroll L. Talbert and his wife, Sherry, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Allen R. Talbert and his wife, Susan, of Keedysville; and one brother, Rudolph Brandenburg of Middletown, Md. She also is survived by 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.


In addition to her husband, Mrs. Talbert was preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly A. Haupt; and two brothers, Kenneth and Jack Brandenburg.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. will officiate. Interment will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Boonsboro.

Friends are invited to visit at the funeral home Monday, July 20, 2009, beginning at 1 p.m., where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

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