Jack Allen Shillingberg, 77

November 13, 2009

NOV. 14, 1931-NOV. 11, 2009

HALFWAY - Jack Allen Shillingberg, 77, of Halfway, Md., died on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 14, 1931, in Winchester, Va., he was the son of the late Samuel Johnson and Eliza Ellen Booth Shillingberg.He retired from Pangborn Corp. after 34 years.

He played in various bands for 40 years.

He was a very active member of Valley Grace Brethren Church and served as a deacon.

He is survived by his wife, Dee McCollam Shillingberg; three daughters, Barbara Gentry of Powell, Tenn., Donna Sue Nye of Brook Park, Ohio, and Janet Louise Surratt of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two sons, Allen Shillingberg and Jack Howard Shillingberg, both of Clear Spring, Md.; three sisters, Ruth Shillingburg, Nancy Brown and Patricia Domer, all of Hagerstown; three brothers, Giles Shillingberg and James Shillingberg, both of Hagerstown, and Donald Shillingberg of Boonsboro, Md.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by two sisters, Colleen Shillingberg and Juanita Dicus; and four brothers, Franklin Shillingberg, William Shillingberg, Orville Shillingberg and John Shillingberg.

Memorial services will be held at Valley Grace Brethren Church, 17310 Gay St., Hagerstown, on Saturday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Daniel J. Pritchett and the Rev. Raymond (Ray) J. Barger will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service.

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Arrangements by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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