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June Marjorie (Barr) Shope-Whetstone

June 12, 1925 ~ December 30, 2018 (age 93)
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June Marjorie Shope-Whetstone

June 12, 1925      December 30, 2018

     June Marjorie Shope-Whetstone, 93, a resident of Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg formerly of Martinsburg, passed away Sunday morning, December 30, 2018 at the home.

     She was born in Martinsburg, daughter of the late Henry C. and Elizabeth A. (Hartman) Barr.  She was twice married, first to Charles C. Shope and then to Charles L. Whetstone M.D., both preceded her in death.

     Surviving are three sons: Steven M. (Nancy) Shope of Mesa, AZ, Randall R. (Cynthia) Shope of Hollidaysburg and Christopher T. (Diana) Whetstone of Rochester, MI; 10 grandchildren: Jackie Leather, Michaela and Alexis Shope, Adam (Haleema) Shope, Stephanie and Jared Shope, Caleb, Charles, Jacob and Clayton Whetstone; a great-granddaughter, Norah Shope; and two brothers: James and Charles Barr of Martinsburg.

     She was preceded in death by three sisters: Dorothy Geist, Helen “Betty” Petee and Pauline Banks.

     Marjorie was a graduate of Morrisons Cove High School, Martinsburg and the Altoona School of Commerce.  Following graduation she was employed at Trans World Airlines, Washington D.C and years later retired from the Grier School in Huntingdon County.

     She attended Hollidaysburg United Methodist Church and was a longtime member of the former Martinsburg United Methodist Church.  Marjorie also was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

     Marjorie was a very talented seamstress and also enjoyed traveling and making crafts.

     Friends will be received from 10am until the noon funeral service, Thursday, January 3, 2019 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg, Pastor Grace Marie Ransom officiating.  Interment will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Martinsburg.

     Memorial contributions in memory of Marjorie can be given to Garvey Manor Nursing Home, 1037 S. Logan Blvd., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.




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Garvey Manor Nursing Home
1037 S. Logan Blvd, Hollidaysburg PA 16648

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