Barbara Winter, 68

July 13, 2011
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JUNE 4, 1943-JULY 12, 2011

Barbara Winter, 68, of 164 Vision Lane, Falling Waters, W.Va., died on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at her home.

Born June 4, 1943, in Slough, England, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ethel Ryden Gurney.

She was co-owner, for 18 years, of Bingo Island in Hagerstown. For 10 years, she was assistant manager of Kmart in Hagerstown.

She was an animal lover.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, James R. Winter; one sister, Valerie Orr and husband, Thomas, of South Carolina; one niece, Lauren Skipp of Hagerstown; one nephew, Stephen Skipp of Hagerstown; and several nieces and nephews in England.

She was preceded in death by one son, David L. Winter; one sister, Marion Skipp; and one brother, Gordon Gurney of England.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Shane Wilt Sr. of West End Baptist Chapel will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, P.O. Box 367, Hagerstown, MD 21740, or the charity of your choice.

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