Virginia B. Deal, 76

NOV. 1, 1936-AUG. 19, 2013

August 19, 2013
  • Virginia B. Deal
Virginia B. Deal

Virginia “Jenny” Belle (Bowers) Deal, 76, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at the Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown.

Born on Nov. 1, 1936, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Glenn Linford and Nettie (Worthington) Bowers.

Jenny attended the Community Mennonite Church in Boonsboro.

She was an Avon representative for 44 years and was a newspaper carrier for The Herald-Mail for 25 years.

Jenny is survived by her husband, Gerald A. Deal Sr.; three sons, Gerald A. Deal Jr. of Smithsburg, Md., Gregory L. Deal of Smithsburg, and Curtis W. Deal of Clear Spring, Md.; two brothers, Glenn and Joseph Bowers, both of Hagerstown; and one sister, Ann Rowland of Williamsport. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Bowers and two sisters, Carolyn Shifler and Cheryl Deal.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. Pastor Paul Clemmer will officiate. Final resting place ceremonies will follow at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Western Maryland Hospital Center Ladies Auxiliary, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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