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George Albert Shank, 64

August 29, 2009

OCT. 13, 1944-AUG. 27, 2009

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - George Albert Shank, 64, passed away at his residence on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009.

Born Oct. 13, 1944, in Buck Valley, Pa., he was the son of the late John Albert and Dorothy Lorraine Ward Shank.

He attended school in the Southern Fulton school district.

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

Survivors include wife, Vivian "Cookie" Malott Shank of Falling Waters, whom he married Oct. 20, 1975; son, Donald Reed of Falling Waters; sister, Mae L. Smith of Warfordsburg, Pa.; brothers, Vaughn Shank, Frank Remsburg and Darin Shank, all of Warfordsburg; brother, Wayne Ward of Hedgesville, W.Va.; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by one niece, Melissa Ward, and two nephews, Curtis Smith and Dean Malott Jr.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 1 p.m. for the convenience of family and friends.


Funeral services will be at Osborne Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at 11 a.m., with Chaplain Luz Maiuri officiating.

Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport, Md. Military graveside services will be provided by Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion, Hagerstown, Md.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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