Varden W. Stine Jr., 71

August 10, 2010

JAN. 17, 1939-AUG. 7, 2010

SHARPSBURG, Md. - Mr. Varden W. Stine Jr., 71, of 16836 Shaffer Road, Sharpsburg, Md., passed away at 7:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

Born Jan. 17, 1939, in Greencastle, Pa., he was the son of the late Varden W. Stine Sr. and Asalie Stine Pittman. He lived his early life in the Greencastle area.

Mr. Stine graduated from Greencastle High School with the class of 1957.

He and his wife, Virginia L. (Perrott) Stine, were married in 1973 in Downsville, Md. They have lived at their present residence for over 25 years.


Mr. Stine was a lifelong farmer. He worked for Robert Cline for many years and later worked for Houser Produce, retiring in 2004.

He enjoyed gardening, cutting firewood, mowing grass and playing cards.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Penny L. Golliday of Sharpsburg, William L. Stine of Williamsport, Md., and Patricia A. Stine of Middletown, Md.; six grandchildren; one sister, Nancy Baker of Clear Spring, Md.; one brother, Robert Stine of New Jersey; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Stoner.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle. Burial will follow in Brown's Mill Cemetery near Greencastle.

The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral Thursday morning at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle, PA 17225 to help defray funeral expenses.

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