Milton F. Mercer
Milton Floyd Mercer, 85, of Bluemont, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, in a local nursing home.
He was born Nov. 30, 1915, in Clarke County, the son of the late John T. Mercer and the late Myrtle Stickel Mercer.
He had been a machine operator for Kimmel and Kimmel Construction in Rockville, Md., and also was a retired farmer. He was a member of Providence Chapel United Methodist Church.
He was married to Mildred "June" Shepherd Mercer on Oct. 1938.
Surviving with his wife of Bluemont are two sons, Charles Mercer of Boyce and James Mercer of Bluemont; a daughter, Betty Wiley of Berryville and a sister, Hilda Sperling of California; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. A daughter, Shirley Chamblin preceded him in death.
The funeral service was on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel in Berryville, officiated by Rev. Tim McCollum. Burial was in Providence Chapel Cemetery in Clarke County.
Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Sandy Lloyd, 995 West Main St., Berryville 22611.
Alma F. Milbourne
Alma Fowler Milbourne, 93, of Purcellville, died Thursday, Dec. 14, in a private nursing home.
Mrs. Milbourne was born Jan. 28, 1907, in Clarke County, the daughter of John Thomas and Daisy Elsea Fowler. She was a member of the Good Shephard Church of Bluemont.
She is survived by two sons, C. Earl Milbourne of Leesburg and Dalton Thomas Milbourne of Purcellville; two daughters, Mary M. Lee of Leesburg and Nellie M. Heflin of Charles Town, W.Va; three sisters, Helen Balyer of Baltimore, Md., Julia Dillon of Pottstown, Pa., and Dixie Hawes of Qumnby, Va.; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Dec. 17, at Hall Funeral Home in Purcellville. Interment followed in Hillsboro Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Shephard Church, c/o Trudy Kiline, 76 Retreat Road, Bluemont 20135.
Arrangements were handled by Hall Funeral Home of Purcellville.
Wilda P. Goldman
Wilda Perry Goldman, 87, of Berryville, died Thursday, Dec. 14, in a local nursing home.
She was born on Oct. 19, 1913, in Marion, Kentucky, the daughter of the late W.H. Perry and the late Nellie Adams Perry.
She was employed as an accounting assistant in the U.S. Government Accounting Office in Washington, D.C. She was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Arlington; Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church; Shenandoah Retreat; and a Business Sorority.
She was married to the late Lawrence Harris and the late Edward Goldman.
Surviving are a niece, Jean Wiley of Clifton; a nephew, John Erickson of Lakewood, Colorado.
The funeral was on Monday, Dec. 18, at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel in Berryville officiated by Rev. William K. Dawson. Burial was in Fairfax Memorial Park in Fairfax.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, c/o Sally Lloyd, 2605 Russell Road, Berryville 22611.
Arrangements were handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home of Berryville.
Burton Ostrander, 85, of Mt. Jackson, died Friday,. Dec. 15, at Rose Hill Nursing Home in Berryville.
Mr. Ostrander was born on Dec. 18, 1914, in Philadelphia, the son of the late Ruben and Marie Ostrander.
He was a salesman for Sun Beam Appliances and had been employed by James Madison University. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Mt. Jackson. He was a member of Elks Club 867 of Winchester and past general manager for New Market Rebels.
A graveside service will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m., in Hudson Cross Roads Cemetery by the Rev. William Pendleton.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are being handled by Dellinger Funeral Home of Mt. Jackson.
Rose Rita Malandruccolo, 88, of Berryville, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., died Saturday, Dec. 16, in a local nursing home.
She was born Jan. 26, 1912, in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of the late Nicholas Gro and the late Mary Gro.
She was a homemaker and a member of Annunciation Church of Philadelphia.
She was married to Joseph Malandruccolo, who died Nov. 27, 1985.
Surviving are a daughter, Joyce Matheny of Winchester; and a son, Chester A. Malandruccolo of Chesilhurst, N.J.
The funeral will be at 12 noon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at Holy Cross Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pa., officiated by Father Edward Casey. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pa.
Arrangements are being handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home of Berryville.