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Roscoe E. Brunk, 71

March 20, 2011

OCT. 9, 1939-MARCH 15, 2011

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Roscoe Edward Brunk, 71, of 7711 Wayne Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at the home of his daughter in Modesto, Calif. He and his wife had been visiting family there for the past three months.

Born Oct. 9, 1939, in Roanoke County, Roanoke, Va., he was the son of the late William C. and Leanna (Garman) Brunk.

Roscoe was a member of Browns Mill Old German Baptist Brethren Church.

He and his wife, Wilma R. (Wisler) Brunk, were married March 4, 1961, in Waynesboro.

In his earlier years, he farmed, and from 1969 to 2000, he did carpentry work.

Surviving family, in addition to his wife, are two sons, Mark and wife, Kathy Brunk, Chambersburg, and Levi Brunk, Waynesboro; three daughters, Helen and husband, Paul Barton, Modesto, Esther and husband, Kevin Martin, Smithsburg, Md., and Rebecca Brunk, Eaton, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; two sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 23, at 10 a.m. from Browns Mill Old Baptist Brethren Church, 8531 Grindstone Hill Road, Greencastle, with the Home Brethren officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.  

The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions may be given to the Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356-9259.

Local arrangements were handled by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home of Greencastle.

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