Our Obituaries

Margaret Christine Yowell

March 10, 1942 - April 18, 2017

Margaret C. "Martine" Yowell, 75, of Sumerduck, VA passed away April 18, 2017 in Inova-Fairfax Hospital. Martine was born in Falls Church, VA, March 10, 1942 to the now late Thomas Alvin O'Halloran and Margaret Yost O'Halloran. She retired as a bookkeeper; enjoyed reading and sewing; was active in the U.D.C. and Eastern Star and was quoted in saying that classy ladies always wear high heels...
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William Neil Wade

June 29, 1981 - April 16, 2017

William Neil Wade, Jr., age 35, of Clearbrook, VA, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at his residence. Born June 29, 1981, to William Neil Wade, Sr. and Carol Sullivan Wade, in Manassas, VA, he was a fence installer; loved to spend time with his children and loved to fish. Survivors include his father, William Neil Wade, Sr. of Unionville, VA, sister, Kimberly Ann Wade of Unionville, VA, fianc&...
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Brenda Dodge Szlosek

August 7, 1940 - April 14, 2017

Mrs. Brenda Dodge Szlosek of Reva, VA, beloved wife of Clayton E. Szlosek, passed away at her residence Friday April 14, 2017.Brenda was born August 7, 1940 to the parents George and Florence Dodge, in Cambridge, Mass. She was the youngest of four siblings. Brenda graduated from Notre Dame in Cambridge, Mass.Brenda married Clayton Szlosek in 1960. Brenda was a housewife and lived all over the...
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Carol Darlene Getz

August 25, 1942 - April 13, 2017

Carol Darlene Getz, 74, of Culpeper, VA, passed away April 13, 2017 at her residence. Ms. Getz was born in Pennsylvania August 25, 1942 to Simon David Hale and Ida Mayne Hale. She was married to Donald Getz. She was retired from the healthcare field, having worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant.Surviving are children, Anna Thomassy, Eighty-four, PA; Charles Stewart (Terri), McDonald, PA;...
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Kelly Annette Fox

January 7, 1963 - March 29, 2017

Kelly Annette Fox, 54, of Culpeper, VA passed away on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017. She was born on January 7th, 1963 in Florida.Kelly enjoyed bowling, softball, tennis and being surrounded by friends and family. She loved to relax on the beach and watch Lifetime movies. She was a wonderful mother, sister and aunt and a great friend to the many people she had in her life.Kelly is survived by her...
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Betsy Ross Klein

December 7, 1919 - March 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Helen Anne Kelly

May 9, 1926 - March 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Harry Allen Wicht

June 9, 1935 - March 20, 2017

Harry A. Wicht, age 81, of Culpeper, Virginia, formerly of Warrenton, Virginia, passed away on March 20, 2017 at his residence.He is survived by his best friend and wife of 55 years, Joyce, a daughter, Jori Sienkiewicz and her husband Matthew of Warrenton, Virginia; a son, Daniel and his wife Kirsten of Middleburg, Virginia; two grandchildren, Connor Sienkiewicz and Elisabeth Wicht; and two step...
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Donald James Robinson

April 3, 1954 - March 19, 2017

Donald James Robinson, Sr., age 62, of Rixeyville, Virginia passed away on March 19, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Robinson was born April 3, 1954 to Ruth Juanita Robinson and George Ford. He graduated in 1972 from Culpeper County High School, where he was active in sports, playing football and basketball. He was the #1 salesman for Battlefield Toyota. He enjoyed yard work, posting inspirational...
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Edward Joseph Weld

June 27, 1927 - March 19, 2017

Edward Joseph Weld passed away peacefully at home on March 19,2017. Born on June 27,1928 in Pennsylvania, he was the son of Louis and Catherine Weld. He is survived by son Edward Joseph Weld, Jr of Culpeper; grandson Edward Alexander Weld of Culpeper; granddaughter Leslie Weld Rhodes and her husband George of Manassas; and great-grandsons Liam Joseph and Brennan Matthew Rhodes, also of Manassas. ...
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Mary Ruth Kilby

May 16, 1927 - March 15, 2017

Mary Ruth Kilby, age 89, of Culpeper, VA, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Blue Ridge Christian Home in Bealeton, VA. Born May 16, 1927 in Rappahannock County, VA, to Robert W. Fincham and Annie Maude Fincham, Mary retired from the A & P Grocery Store after over 30 years. She was a member of Alum Springs Baptist Church, volunteered reading to children in school and loved gardening....
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Jane W. Kearns

February 12, 1925 - March 15, 2017

Jane Woodruff Kearns, 92, of Locust Grove, Va., and also Culpeper, Va., passed away on March 15, 2017.She grew up in Fair Haven, N.J., and graduated from Rumson High School, attended Parson's School of Design and Syracuse College of Fine Arts.Jane was a wonderful mother, friend and talented artist. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.She was involved in numerous community...
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Jack Dempsey Fincham

January 15, 1927 - March 12, 2017

Jack Dempsey Fincham, age 90, passed away at UVA Culpeper Hospital Sunday, March 12, 2017. Born January 15, 1927, in Madison County, VA, to Walter and Mollie Fincham, Jack retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation after 36 years. He was an avid fisherman, enjoying the outdoors and rides in the countryside, especially with his niece April. Jack is survived by his two sisters, Ruth...
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Hazel Carolyn Foster

June 22, 1929 - March 3, 2017

Hazel Carolyn Ferret Foster, 87, of Oak Hill, VA, formerly of Culpeper, VA, passed away on Friday March 3, 2017.Hazel was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on June 22, 1929, to Charles S. Ferrett and Hazel C. (Grosshans) Ferrett. She is survived by her son, Douglas W. Foster and his wife Joanne Foster of Bedford, VA; daughter, Susan Foster Rayyan and her husband Ahmed I. Rayyan of Oak Hill, VA.;...
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Cornelia Hansbrough Corder

January 27, 1923 - March 1, 2017

Cornelia Hansbrough Corder departed this life on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 peacefully at her home in Culpeper, Virginia. Better known as Tatty, she was born in Mitchells, Virginia to the late Mary Quann Hansbrough and Ernest Hansbrough on January 27, 1923. Cornelia retired from Safeway, Inc. after 28 years of employment. She was an avid Orioles baseball fan and enjoyed discussing the games with...
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Robert James Leftwich

June 6, 1988 - February 27, 2017

Robert James "Bert" Leftwich, II, 28, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. Bert was born June 6, 1988, to Robert J. "Bob" Leftwich and Laura Maddox Leftwich in Culpeper, VA; was a member of the Brandy Baptist Church; enjoyed Mag Fest and Mag Stock. He was a kind and gentle person who loved his family and friends. He also was a cat lover.Surviving Bert is his mother, Laura Maddox and her friend...
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Joseph William Brown

August 21, 1958 - February 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Howard Aubrey Hawkins

November 29, 1925 - February 22, 2017

Howard Aubrey Hawkins, Sr., of Aroda, VA, passed away at his home Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the age of 91. He was born November 29, 1925, in Washington, D.C. to Aubrey Mathias Hawkins and Mattie Hudson Hawkins. He was raised on a farm in Fairfax County, VA, and graduated from Fairfax High School in 1943. His country called in December 1944 for his tour of duty in the U.S. Navy where he...
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Betty Ruth Lynn

January 26, 1930 - February 21, 2017

Betty Ruth (Matheny) Lynn, 87, born January 26, 1930 in Shenandoah, IA, passed peacefully at home in Fredericksburg, VA on February 21, 2017.Devoted mother, loved and honored by daughter and son, she was married to Jerry Lynn for 66 years. They were so devoted to each other that she gave him 16 days to plant a garden and get ready for her before joining him in heaven.Donations may be sent to...
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Edna Settle Green

June 10, 1924 - February 19, 2017

Edna Settle Green, age 92, of Culpeper, Virginia, passed away in the Culpeper Baptist Retirement Community, on Sunday, February 19, 2017.Mrs. Green was born to Minnie A. and Callie Fincham Settle in Culpeper, Virginia, on June 10, 1924. Mrs. Green grew up on the family farm and was a pitcher for her softball team in high school. As an adult, she worked in Washington, DC, for the Federal...
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John Anthony Nirich

February 23, 1923 - February 19, 2017

John Anthony Nirich, age 93, passed away at his residence in Amissville, VA, Sunday, February 19, 2017. Born February 23, 1923, in Maine to John E. Nirich and Mary Njirich-Nirich, John served his country in the U.S. Navy, worked in the Pentagon for the Department of the Army, volunteered at Prince William Hospital for over 18 years, was active with his sons in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Baseball...
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Kenneth Wayne Smith

August 8, 1944 - February 14, 2017

Kenneth Wayne Smith, 72, of Culpeper passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center surrounded by his family. Kenneth was born on August 8, 1944 to his parents William Jacob Smith, Jr. (deceased ) and Mary Crandall Patterson in Warrenton, VA.Kenneth is survived by his wife Nancy for 45 1/2 cherished years and one son Scott with his wife...
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Gerald Elbert Lynn

September 8, 1929 - February 5, 2017

Gerald "Jerry" Lynn died peacefully in his home on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in Fredericksburg, VA at the age of 87. Jerry is survived by his wife, Betty R. Lynn; children, Janice Chrismon of Unionville, VA and Jeffrey Lynn of Gilbert, AZ; grandchildren, Deah Weller of Pampa, TX; Jennifer Lynn of Mesa, AZ and Jeremy Lynn of Sahuarita, AZ; his brother, Charles B. Lynn of Chico, CA and sister, E....
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William Marion Alphin

March 18, 1930 - February 1, 2017

With the biggest smile you've ever seen, and an always joyful hello with the kind of bear hug embrace that left no doubt of the love he felt for all around him, you could depend on "Bill" Alphin to light up a room. For 86 years he loved the land and tended the animals and gave thanks in simple amazement as another colorful sunset lit the sky above the barns before it dropped behind the Blue...
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Evelyn Reynolds Cunningham

June 25, 1928 - January 26, 2017

Evelyn Reynolds Cunningham, 88, of Mineral, VA and formerly of Culpeper, VA passed away January 26, 2017 at Louisa Health and Rehabilitation, Louisa, VA. Mrs. Cunningham was born June 25, 1928 to John Franklin Reynolds and Gennie Grimm Reynolds in Louisa County, VA. Evelyn was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and was once active in many roles of the church; was a member of the Culpeper...
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John William Carpenter

March 14, 1929 - January 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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John Warren Kennon

August 1, 1928 - January 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Robert Mario Buettgens

December 7, 1947 - January 22, 2017

Robert (Bob) Buettgens, 69, passed away on January 22, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; son, Matthew; brother, Alfred and his wife Beverly; two nieces, Denise Kresco and Tracey Clancy; and one nephew, Jeffrey Buettgens.Bob was a Navy veteran, retired federal investigator after 30 years of service, retired real estate agent in Culpeper. He was involved in establishing Native American...
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Edna Earle Nicholls

October 12, 1923 - January 19, 2017

Edna Earle Robertson Nicholls, 93, of Culpeper, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017.She was born October 12, 1923 in Cumberland County, VA to Oliefield and Fannie Robertson. In 1948 she married Charles Ernest Nicholls and they shared 65 years together. Among their chief joys were a love of gardening and their deep connection to their family and friends. During World War II she became the...
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Charles Edward Boyd

May 30, 1928 - January 15, 2017

Charles E. "Chuck" Boyd, 88, of Culpeper, VA for 29 years and formerly of Fairfax, VA died January 15, 2017. Mr. Boyd was born in Brownsville, PA to Harry P. and Audie Mae Boyd. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War Two. He is survived by his six children Charles A. Boyd, Linda M. Wells, Betsy K. Montgomery, Richard L. Boyd, Irene F. Smith, and James E. Boyd; his nine...
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Delbert Jesse Conrad

June 8, 1949 - January 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Patience Bartlett Ritz

April 25, 1943 - January 6, 2017

Patience Bartlett Ritz (Patie) of Culpeper, VA (formerly of Centreville) passed in peace at her home on January 6, 2017 at the age of 73. Patie was born on April 25, 1943 in New Haven, CT to Arlene Kay and F. Weston Bartlett. She graduated from Mansfield (MA) High School in 1961 and attended the University of Bridgeport. Patie is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert D. Ritz; four...
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Eugene Edward Escherich

August 3, 1916 - January 5, 2017

Eugene Edward Escherich, 100, of Culpeper, VA passed away in The Culpeper January 5, 2017. Mr. Escherich was born August 3, 1916 to Francis Charles Escherich and Lucy Burke Escherich; served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp and was a farmer, teacher and realtor.He is survived by his son Ronald Escherich and his caregiver Helen Dixon.Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Clore-English...
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Joseph INSALACO

July 25, 1924 - January 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Ruby Winters Baker

October 3, 1939 - December 30, 2016

Ruby Winters Baker lost her 2-year battle with cancer on Friday, December 30th. She passed peacefully with loved ones near. Ruby grew up in West Virginia and moved to Maryland in the late 1950's after marrying the late Jackson L. Baker. She had 3-sons and then moved with her family to Culpeper, VA in 1969. She lived in Culpeper the rest of her life and made many wonderful friends. She loved...
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John Walter Trumbo

September 26, 1927 - December 29, 2016

John W. Trumbo, 89, passed away on December 29th, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. He was born on September 26, 1927 in Washington, D.C. to Alice Jane Holder and George Thomas Trumbo, and grew up in Arlington and Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond and the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1948A. He served two terms in the armed forces from 1948...
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Mauricette Antoinette Miller

December 12, 1938 - December 25, 2016

Mauricette A. Miller, 78, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016 at the Culpeper Health and Rehab Center following an extended illness.She was born December 12, 1938 in Conflans, France and became a naturalized American citizen in 1965.She is survived by her husband, Karl O. Miller; three sons, Francis, Eric and Daniel Miller; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.A Celebration of Life...
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Edith Aldena Nuttall

April 9, 1936 - December 14, 2016

Edith Aldena Nuttall, 80, of Culpeper, VA passed away at Haymarket Medical Center Dec. 14, 2016. She was born April 9, 1936 to Grover Cleveland Scott and Evelyn Mitchell Scott. Mrs. Nuttall was a homemaker and mother.Surviving Mrs. Nuttall are her children Stephen Nuttall (Robin Wood) and Alethea Nuttall; her grandchildren, Nathan Fewell, Lauren Fewell, Heather McCauley and Austin Wood-Hoeckelman...
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Laura Blanche Schick

March 18, 1959 - December 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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John Leslie Wilmer

March 28, 1938 - December 12, 2016

John Leslie Wilmer, Sr., 78, of Brandy Station, VA passed away in UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA Dec. 12, 2016. John was born in Covington, VA to John Henry Wilmer and Edith Brackman Wilmer March 28, 1938. John was in automobile sales; was a supporting member of the Brandy Vol. Fire Department; a former member of the Culpeper Vol. Fire Department and a member of Christ Episcopal Church,...
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Betty Lou Kohne

February 25, 1929 - December 11, 2016

Betty L. Hanson Kohne, 87, of Brandy Station, VA passed away in UVA Culpeper Hospital Sunday Dec. 11, 2016. She was born Feb. 25, 1929 in Clay County, WV to Whirley and Myrtle Parsons Moore.Surviving Mrs. Kohne are her children, Robert Hanson (Janet), Thomas Hanson (Karen), Rena Santoyo (Manuel), Ann Runion (John) and Arvel Kohne, Jr., a number of brothers and sisters and 12 grandchildren and 25...
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Sylvia Chism Victor

November 16, 1932 - December 11, 2016

Sylvia C. Victor, 84, of Amissville, VA, passed away December 11, 2016 at her residence. She was born November 16, 1932 to Boyd and Carrie Chism. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by an infant son, John R. Victor, III; and brothers, Marvin and Arvin Chism.Mrs. Victor is survived by her husband, John R. Victor; daughter, Mary Lesley Dawson and son-in-law, Joseph William Dawson,...
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Mildred Elizabeth Timbers

August 29, 1922 - December 10, 2016

Mildred E. Timbers, 94, of Woodville, VA passed away at UVA Culpeper Medical Center Saturday, December 10, 2016. She was born to John Henry Kilby and Mary Barnes Kilby August 29, 1922 in Rappahannock County, VA. Mrs. Timbers was the widow of James Timbers and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Culpeper, VA.Surviving Mrs. Timbers are her sons, Lincoln (Norma), Bobbie, Lacy ...
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Elva Harriett Kilby

October 15, 1927 - December 9, 2016

Elva N. Kilby, of Troutville, VA., formerly of Culpeper, VA passed away peacefully on December 9, 2016. Elva was a member of Troutville Baptist Church and prior to moving to Troutville, a longtime member of Culpeper Baptist Church. Elva sold Avon in Culpeper for over fifty years. She was born in Jeffersonton, VA on October 15, 1927. She was preceded in death by her father, Armistead F. Ney and...
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Cheryl Anne Pennington

February 5, 1960 - December 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Hugh Mckinley KINCER, Jr.

July 6, 1925 - November 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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William Thomas Timmons

October 31, 1935 - November 19, 2016

William "Tommy" Timmons , 81, passed Saturday, November 19, 2016 at his residence following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Malcolm and Georgia Timmons, and his brother, Gene Timmons.He leaves his wife of 45 years, Ann Courtney Timmons; his sons, Gary Timmons and Wayne Timmons; his daughter, Lori Timmons Deane (Neal); and favorite grandson, Zachary William Deane, all of...
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Betty Jean Settle

June 8, 1944 - November 19, 2016

Betty Jean Settle, 72, of Culpeper, VA passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in the Culpeper Health and Rehabilitation Center. Betty was born in Rappahannock County, VA to Edward Atkins and Cedelmar Jones Atkins June 8, 1944. She was a member of the Family Community Church, Culpeper, VA and retired from Rental Uniform as a supervisor.Surviving Mrs. Settle is her daughter, Debria Hunley and her...
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Mary Josephine Ford

June 23, 1930 - November 19, 2016

Mary Josephine Dodson Ford, "Josephine," peacefully passed on to heaven on November 19th, 2016 at her home in Madison, VA. Josephine was born to the late Minor R. Dodson, Sr. and Fannie T. Dodson on June 23rd, 1930 and resided in Culpeper, VA as a child until marrying the late Joseph Aaron Ford on October 14th, 1950. She served as a devoted wife for 56 years. Many loved ones preceded her in...
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Johnson Strother Slaughter

September 30, 1927 - November 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Katherine Brown Jones

January 18, 1919 - November 11, 2016

Katherine Kelly Brown Jones, 97, of Culpeper passed away on November 11, 2016 at Dogwood Village, Orange VA. Katherine was born on January 18, 1919 the daughter of the late Herbert and Nellie Brown of LaGrange, VA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, E.L. "Jack" Jones, Culpeper, her siblings Roy Brown, Hazel Crane, Florence Hiner, Maxine Crane and Stanley Brown, and...
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Marshall A. Sophia

November 15, 1931 - November 7, 2016

Marshall A. Sophia, Jr. , 84, of Culpeper, VA passed away at UVA Culpeper Hospital Monday, November 7, 2016. He was born November 15, 1931 to Marshall A. Sophia, Sr. and Marie Bates Sophia. Marshall was retired from VDOT. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tina Sophia.Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. in Fairview Cemetery with Pastor Sandy...
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William Carl Weaver

May 27, 1944 - November 3, 2016

William Carl (Weasel) Weaver, Jr. 72, of Culpeper, VA passed away suddenly at his residence November 3, 2016. William was one of eleven children of William Carl Weaver, Sr. and Blanche Simms Weaver. He retired from the Culpeper County Schools and proudly served his country in the United States Army.Surviving Mr. Weaver is his wife Beverly A. Stringfellow Weaver and a devoted son William (Craig)...
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Robert Murray Steele

July 12, 1934 - November 1, 2016

Robert Murray Steele, age 82, lost his long and courageous battle with lymphoma on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016, at his home in Boston, VA, with his beloved wife and best friend of nearly 34 years, Sharon Heiser Steele, by his side. Bob was born July 12, 1934, in Kansas City, MO, to the late Curtis Benjamin Steele and Leone Rapp Steele. He had a lifelong love for knowledge, educating himself about...
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James Gish Dennis

April 1, 1926 - October 28, 2016

James Gish Dennis died October 28, 2016, in INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia. He was born April 1, 1926, in House #9 on the property of the Lehigh Portland Cement Company in the Sandts Eddy village of Lower Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry B. and Olive Gertude (Hoff) Dennis. His wife, Elizabeth Agnes (E. Verna Wambold) Dennis passed in 1999.Jim...
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Robert John Lisanke

June 7, 1932 - October 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Carolyn Sue Ankrom

May 24, 1942 - October 14, 2016

Carolyn Sue Ankrom, age 74, of Culpeper passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family.A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Clore-English Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Fincham and Lonnie McIver officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery, 1824 Joplin Rd., Triangle, VA 22172. The family will...
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Gussie Mae Litchford Seale

August 29, 1935 - October 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Irvin Dale Breeden

March 2, 1935 - October 8, 2016

Irvin Dale Breeden, Sr., 81, of Culpeper, VA passed away at his home Saturday, October 8, 2016. Mr. Breeden was born in Syria, VA to Ruben Lewis Breeden and Beatrice Smith Breeden March 2, 1935. He was a member of the Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department for 49 years and was a former chief; enjoyed Orioles and Nationals baseball, New York Giants football, the news and sports news.Surviving...
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Katherine Jenkins Estes

January 31, 1935 - October 8, 2016

Katherine Jenkins Estes, 81, of Culpeper, VA passed away at her residence Saturday, October 8, 2016. Mrs. Estes was born January 31, 1935 in Culpeper, VA to McKinley Jenkins and Ester Dodson Jenkins. She was an antique collector having owned several antique shops in the area over time. Surviving Mrs. Estes is her husband Phillip G. Estes; her children, Phillip Garland Estes, Jr. and his wife...
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Shirley Lee Hawkins

January 15, 1932 - October 7, 2016

Shirley Lee Hawkins, 84, passed away in UVA Medical Center Friday, October 7, 2016. Mrs. Hawkins was born in Falls Church, VA, January 15, 1932 to the late Howard Elroy Steadman and Velva Lee Wakefield Steadman. She retired as a school bus driver after 26 years in Prince William County, VA. She enjoyed homemaking and farming.Surviving Mrs. Hawkins is her husband, Howard A. Hawkins, Sr.; her...
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Coy Dayne Duke

February 9, 1926 - October 4, 2016

Coy Dayne Duke, 90, of Culpeper, VA passed away October 4, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Duke was born February 9, 1926 in Tennessee to Rupert and Elsie Hooper Duke. He served his country in the U.S. Navy; was a a contract specialist and home builder and enjoyed furniture making. Mr. Duke was a member of the Culpeper United Methodist Church and a volunteer with the Culpeper Hospital Auxiliary ...
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Betty Burgamy VerValin

September 24, 1951 - September 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Frances Dodson Glascock

June 5, 1924 - September 28, 2016

Frances Dodson Glascock, 92, formerly of Culpeper, VA, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Minor R. Dodson and Fannie Thornhill Dodson, born June 5, 1924. Frances worked as a clerk at Culpeper Pharmacy. Surviving Frances is her sister Josephine Dodson Ford of Brightwood, VA and a number of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her son, George...
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Evelyn Payne Rodda

January 2, 1927 - September 26, 2016

Evelyn Payne Rodda, 89, of Fredericksburg, VA and formerly of Culpeper, VA passed away in Fredericksburg September 26, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Norman A. Payne, Sr. and Leah Gore Payne and the widow of Edwin Y. Rodda. Mrs. Rodda retired from the Fairfax County School System in 1983 as a secretary and was active in the Culpeper United Methodist Church while she was living in Culpeper...
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Ruth Bickerstaff Newman

February 18, 1944 - September 24, 2016

Ruth Bickerstaff Newman, 72, of Culpeper, VA passed away at her residence September 24, 2016. She was born February 18, 1944 in Greensburg, PA to William and Lydia Ann Rodabaugh Bickerstaff. Ruth was retired from Safeway and was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church.Surviving Ruth is her husband, Gerald Newman; her children, Robyn Lazration, Ronelle Leach, Rochelle Hall Rankin, Kevin Hall,...
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Warren Stanley Beebe

April 20, 1951 - September 23, 2016

Pending Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Scott Andrew Berry

November 22, 1974 - September 22, 2016

Scott Andrew Berry, age 41, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2016 at his residence. Scott was born November 22, 1974 in Charlottesville, VA. He was a loving father, son and friend, who had a great sense of humor and continuous smile. Scot was a Redskins fan, enjoyed card playing and NASCAR.Surviving Scott is his daughter, Lauren Ann Berry (Devin A. Myers);...
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Michael Drake Smith

June 22, 1948 - September 19, 2016

Michael Drake Smith, born June 22, 1948, died September 19, 2016, from complications of diabetes. He lived in Culpeper, Virginia and before retirement, he was employed by the CIA for 30 years.He was born in Salamanca, NY to Robert Benton Smith and Anna Frederika (Heidrick) Smith.He is survived by his wife, Jean Smith, and three children, Michael D. Smith, Jr.; Jeremy T. Smith; and Adrienne E....
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Catherine Miller VerValin

March 18, 1950 - September 11, 2016

Catherine "Kitty" LuNora Miller VerValin passed away in the early morning Sunday, September 11, 2016. Kitty was born in Culpeper, VA on March 18, 1950 to James William and Margaret Elizabeth (Creel) Miller. She graduated with honors from Piedmont College in Demorest, GA, receiving a B.A. in Elementary Education in 1972. That autumn, she began teaching at Criglersville Elementary, the start of a...
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Ruth Eunice Flores

September 7, 2016 - September 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Laura Belle Macrae

July 4, 1919 - September 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Jonathan Evgeni Masters

September 27, 1994 - August 29, 2016

Jonathan Evgeni Masters died unexpectedly on August 29, 2016 at the age of 21 in Waynesville, Missouri. Jon is survived by his parents Lieutenant Colonel Karl Masters, USA (Retired) and Major Denise Verret, USAR (Retired); his siblings Specialist Kristina Ragan, Ms. Nellya Masters and Mr. Christian (Laurel) Masters; his nieces, Natasha and Natalia; his paternal grandparents Lieutenant Colonel...
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William Herndon Martin

March 23, 1928 - August 23, 2016

William Herndon Martin, a lifelong resident of Culpeper, VA passed away on August 23, 2016 at the age of 88. Mr. Martin is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rose Marie Meadows Martin, and one son William H Martin II of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Son of the late Thomas Irving Martin and Eleanor Aletha Clarke Martin, he was born in the family home on South East Street, March 23, 1928. He is...
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Robert Ellsworth Carter

July 31, 1929 - August 15, 2016

Robert "Bobby" Ellsworth Carter, 87, of Reva, VA passed away in Culpeper UVA Hospital August 15, 2016. He was born in Washington, D.C. July 31, 1929.The family will receive friends Thursday August 18, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Clore-English Funeral Home.Funeral services will be in Bethel Baptist Church, Reva, VA Friday, August 19, 2017 at 10:00a.m. with Pastor Adam Meisberger...
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William Walker Jenkins

February 4, 1940 - August 13, 2016

William Walker Jenkins, 76, of Culpeper, Virginia, son of Thomas Earl and Tennie Laura Jenkins (both deceased) passed from this earthly life to his heavenly home Saturday August 13, 2016, at Culpeper Hospital, under the care of Hospice of the Piedmont. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty Anne; brothers, Thomas Edward Jenkins (Bertha), Thomas Earl Jenkins, Jr. (Cecile), Franklin Kyle ...
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Larry Randolph Aylor

May 8, 1936 - August 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Allen Young Stokes

January 4, 1924 - August 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Mary Ann Hutchison

February 25, 1945 - August 7, 2016

Mary Ann Smith Hutchison, 71, of Culpeper, VA passed away at her residence Sunday, August 7, 2016. Mary Ann was born Feb. 25, 1945 to Benjamin Smith and Catherine Jenkins Smith in Front Royal, VA. She worked at Gayheart's Drug Store and enjoyed her family.Surviving Mary Ann are her children, Sharon Wright (Bruce), Roy Clatterbuck, Jr. (Brenda), Eric Lindsey, Sr. and Doris Hensley; her siblings,...
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Lue Emma Fincham

February 23, 1927 - August 6, 2016

Lue Emma Fincham, 89, of Charlottesville, VA passed away at Martha Jefferson Hospital Saturday, August 6, 2016. Mrs. Fincham was born to Roger Tharpe and Sarah Horton Tharpe in Rappahannock County, VA February 23, 1927. She was the widow of Clifton Ernest Fincham, II.Surviving Mrs. Fincham are her children Betty Ann Fincham pf Charlottesville, VA, Dorothy Ann Fincham of Charlottesville, VA and...
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Larry Franklin Terry

August 4, 1952 - August 2, 2016

Larry Franklin Terry, Sr., of Elkwood, VA, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at his home at the age of 63. Born August 4, 1952, in Warrenton, VA, to Chester Franklin Terry and Arelee Anderson Terry, Larry was a farmer, carpenter and owner of Bull Run Exxon in Gainesville, VA for 26 years. He graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School, was a Trustee at Heritage Baptist Church, and loved...
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Michael Price Smith

April 12, 1941 - July 26, 2016

Michael Price Smith, (75) of Culpeper, VA died July 26, 2016 of complications from Lewy Body Dementia at Madison, VA. A metallurgical engineer for 36 years, Michael was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 12, 1941 to Roland and Virginia Smith. He grew up in the small "Mayberry type" town of Crystal City, MO. He felt lucky to be raised by loving parents and at a time when kids had a lot of...
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Margaret Aldene Smith

April 11, 1925 - July 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Florene Jones Eakin

December 10, 1921 - July 23, 2016

Florene (Flo) Jones Eakin, 94, of Culpeper died peacefully on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Dogwood Village of Orange County, Virginia. She was born on December 10, 1921, at her family farm on Sinking Creek in Craig County, Virginia, and was a daughter of the late Denny W. and Emily Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Ashby Eakin; sister, Carolyn Woodruff; brother, Zane M....
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Silas William Settle

December 17, 1950 - July 21, 2016

Silas W. (Bill) Settle, Jr., who was born December 17, 1950 to Silas W. (Bill) and Clara M. Settle, departed this life on July 21, 2016.He leaves behind Sandy, his wife; and children and grandchildren, Heather Somerford and Lee, with children Hadley, Levi and Maebree; Heidi Settle and Mary, with children Patrick and Keegan; Holly Norman and Joe, with children Linnea, Natalie and Cara.A...
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Jesse Lewis Breeden

February 15, 1929 - July 21, 2016

Jesse Lewis Breeden, 87, of Culpeper, passed away at his residence on July 21, 2016 with his wife at his bedside, after a long, hard fight with heart and other illness. Mr. Breeden was born February 15, 1929 in Syria (Madison County) to the late Ruben Lewis Breeden and Beatrice Smith Breeden.Mr. Breeden was a founder and lifetime member of the Reva Volunteer Fire Department. He worked for 20...
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Conrad Jerry Brown

December 26, 1930 - July 11, 2016

On Monday, July 11, 2016, Conrad "Jerry" Brown, born December 26, 1930 in Buena Vista, Virginia, passed away at age 85 after battling pneumonia/lung disease. He was a loving husband father and grandfather who joined the United States Navy in 1948 and served his country during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Elizabeth (Betty) Brown; daughter, Sheri Dodson (Shannon),...
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Douglas Henry Jenkins

March 17, 1951 - July 3, 2016

On July 3, 2016, Douglas Henry Jenkins went to be with his Lord. Doug was born to Eugene Henry Jenkins and Rebecca Ford Utz Jenkins on March 17, 1951. He was the grandson of Henry Luther & Rosie Jane Leathers Jenkins and Jacob C. & Lilly Clore Ford.Doug was a long-time member and Deacon of Robinson River Primitive Baptist Church in Brightwood.He spent his career in the accounting and...
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Jessie Jacobs Payne

February 22, 1922 - July 2, 2016

Jessie Jacobs Payne, 94, of Sumerduck, VA passed away at her home July 2, 2016. Mrs. Payne was born to Albert Morris Jacobs and Lula Embrey Jacobs in Fauquier County Feb. 22, 1922; was a homemaker and a devote member of Mount Holly Baptist Church. Surviving Mrs. Payne is her son Bobby; her other children Ginger Owens and her husband David, Willard Payne, Jr. and his wife Donna, Dean Payne and...
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William Belcher Bartlett

November 10, 1927 - July 1, 2016

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Ronald L.ee Patterson

June 2, 1937 - June 29, 2016

Ronald Lee Patterson, Sr., 79, of Culpeper, VA passed away at UVA Medical Center Wednesday June 29, 2016. Mr. Patterson was born in Minerva, Ohio June 2, 1937 to George A. Patterson and Helen McCormick Patterson. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years' service, was a war veteran and served all over the world. He was a member of First Century Baptist Church and enjoyed Crosley cars and...
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Martha Smith Hoffman

February 18, 1923 - June 23, 2016

Martha Smith Hoffman, 93, of Madison, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016. She was born February 18, 1923 in Syria, Virginia to Ashby Smith and Ida Corbin Smith. In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Hoffman.Martha is survived by her daughters, Barbara Hoffman and Karen Hixson and husband Pete, all of Brightwood. She is also survived by three...
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John Joy Payette

January 24, 1931 - June 14, 2016

Dr. John Joy Payette, Jr., age 85, passed away June 14, 2016 at his residence in Culpeper. He was born January 24, 1931 in Washington, D. C. He was predeceased by his father, John J. Payette, District Manager of the Warner Brothers Theaters in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia; and his mother, Dorothy Crandall Payette whose father was a theater magnate in Washington, D.C., best known for...
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May Elizabeth Kirby

April 19, 1931 - June 5, 2016

May Elizabeth Kirby, 85, of Culpeper, VA and formerly of Warrenton, VA passed away at Our Father's House Christian Home in Culpeper where she received excellent care. Mrs. Kirby was born April 19, 1931 to Thomas William Grady and Mabel Brown Grady. Mrs. Kirby graduated from Culpeper County High School. She retired from Peeble's Department Store in Warrenton.Surviving Mrs. Kirby are her siblings...
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Wilfred Lacy Harris

July 1, 1916 - May 29, 2016

Wilfred Lacy Harris, 99, passed away on May 29, 2016. He was born to Gillette Gordon Harris and Lanetta Goodwyn Harris on July 1, 1916 in Culpeper. He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Mary Campbell Harris, his oldest son Wilfred Lacy Harris, Jr. and his granddaughter Susan Chilton DeJarnette.Wilfred lived in Culpeper County all his life and resided on the family farm Highland Hills...
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Alexander Inloes Stull

December 23, 1935 - May 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Doris Bradshaw Clore

October 1, 1935 - May 18, 2016

Doris Bradshaw Clore, age 80, widow of J. Shirley Clore, died May 18, 2016 in Culpeper, VA. She is preceded in death by her parents Austin Blair and Marguerite Hoffman Bradshaw. Doris was a member of the Culpeper United Methodist Church since the age of 12. She was baptized at the pervious location (Davis Street) where the fire hall is now. She was a member of the Edith Burton Circle and the...
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Gregory Todd Carrico

March 12, 1973 - May 12, 2016

Gregory Todd Carrico, Sr., 43 of Catlett, surrounded by those he loved went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 12, 2016. Greg was born in Maryland on March 12, 1973 to Bonnie J. Sams Prince and Ralph H. Carrico.Greg was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing, and especially racing with his son, Gregory. Greg strived for the best in everything he did. He had...
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Susan Diane Chadduck

September 2, 1953 - May 4, 2016

Susan Diane Chadduck, age 62, passed away May 4, 2016 at UVa Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia. She was born September 2, 1953 to John A. and Mary N. Sands, worked as an office manager, loved animals and was a die-hard Redskins fan. Mrs. Chadduck is survived by her husband, James Chadduck of Culpeper; sons John Saville Chadduck and James Christian Chadduck, formerly of Culpeper; and...
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Gloria Cotroneo

May 6, 1926 - May 1, 2016

Gloria A. Cotroneo, 89, died peacefully at home on Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pasquale Charles Cotroneo and Angelina Bifano, and all her siblings; Giovanna, Mary Ann, Celestine, Clelia, and Anthony. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and nephews.Gloria was born in Johnstown, PA, where she graduated from high school and...
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