Gloria J. Winebrenner, 74

MARCH 9, 1937-MARCH 17, 2

March 21, 2011

Gloria J. Winebrenner, 74, of Keedysville, Md., passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Towson, Md. She was a resident of the Keedysville area her entire life.

Born March 9, 1937, in Mount Briar, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry H. and Marie Virginia (Rohrer) Abbott.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Winebrenner, in 1990.

She was a graduate of Boonsboro High School and a member of Mount Briar Church of God.

Mrs. Winebrenner was formerly employed as a secretary for Victor Products in Hagerstown, Md.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 89 in Hagerstown and Fraternal Order of the Eagles Post No. 1136 in Brunswick, Md.

In addition to being the pianist for Mount Briar Church of God for more than 60 years, she enjoyed playing the piano regularly for the residents at Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village and collecting antiques.


She is survived by her son, Curt D. Winebrenner and his wife, Wanda, of Reisterstown, Md.; a granddaughter, Christa Marie Winebrenner and her fiance, Todd Roop; sister, Patricia Gilbert and her husband, Butch, of Fort Myers, Fla.; and her companion, George Spielman of Sharpsburg. She is also survived by five stepgrandchildren, Kristofor (Gretchen), Matthew (Kara), Andrew (Jami), Douglas and Stephen.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 22, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, Md., where funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Joseph C. Burdette Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Sharpsburg.

Memorial donations in her name should be made to Linda Mikus, 4206 Chestnut Grove Road, Keedysville, MD 21756.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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