obituaries

James Alfred “Kit” Romano

Professor James A. “Kit” Romano died peacefully on July 2, 2017 at Winchester Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick and Bettie Romano, and brothers Gary and Phillip Romano. Born in Bluefield, West Virginia, on April 12, 1947, Professor Romano received a B.S. in Business and Finance from West Virginia University, […]

Herman Walter “Whitey” Yowell

  Herman Walter “Whitey” Yowell, 88, of Winchester died Friday, June 30, 2017 in his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 8, 1928 in Falling Waters, WV the son of Herman W. and Mary Emerson Yowell. He was married to Ella Meadows on May 9, 1948.  They enjoyed 69 wonderful years […]

Tammy Sue Harrison

Tammy Sue Harrison, 53, of Strasburg, died Monday, June 26, 2017 in Winchester Medical Center. She was born August 6, 1963 in Fairfax, VA the daughter of Butch and Sandy Carlyle Shipe. Surviving is a son, James A. Shipe of Nokesville, VA. A funeral service will be Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in […]

Randall Earl Turner

Randall Earl Turner, 69, of Winchester died peacefully, on Monday, June 26, 2017 in his home. He was born November 14, 1947 in Romney, WV the son of Howard and Lucy Triplett Turner. He was married to Charity A. Turner. Randy served in the U.S. Navy from 1968-1972. Professionally, he was an automobile salesman for […]

Hiram Harold “Hal” Lehman

  Hiram Harold “Hal” Lehman, 82, a resident of Falcon’s Landing Retirement Community in Sterling, VA died Thursday, June 15, 2017 in the Adler Center, Aldie, VA.  Hal was born September 24, 1934 in Windber, PA, the son of Maurice and Clara Weaver Lehman.  He married Carol A. Lehman on December 23, 1956. He was […]

Ramona “Mona” Brooks Pressley

Ramona “Mona” Brooks Pressley, 86, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Westminster Canterbury, Winchester. She was born October 22, 1930 in Worcester, MA the daughter of Dr. Romeo and Ella Fleming LeClaire. The family lived in Southbridge, MA and spent summers at Webster Lake in Webster, MA. She graduated from the College of New Rochelle […]

Raymonde Marie Thompson

Raymonde Marie Thompson (nee Durand) passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on June 8, 2017 at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, VA. Born in Paris, France on September 17, 1922, she was employed as a telephone operator in France during the Nazi occupation. She was dreaming of going to Viet Nam after the […]

Dorothy Davies Simpson

  Dorothy Davies Simpson, 89, of Winchester died Friday, June 2, 2017 in Envoy of Winchester. She was born July 30, 1927 in Frederick County, VA the daughter of Ernest and Bina Cooper Davies. She was married to William Simpson, who preceded her in death. Dorothy enjoyed cooking and gardening. She is survived by her […]

Walter Lee Pugh

Walter Lee Pugh, 91, of Winchester, died May 29, 2017 at the Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center after a short illness. He was born October 15, 1925 in Fayette County, WV, son of the late Joseph Glenn Pugh, Sr. and Martha Edith McGraw Pugh. He graduated from Gauley Bridge High School in WV and […]

Robert Fred Herndon, Jr.

Robert Fred Herndon, Jr., 66, of Winchester died peacefully on Thursday, May 25, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born September 26, 1950 in Leesburg, VA the son of the late Robert Sr. and Georgia Carter Herndon. Robert enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and his beloved dogs. Robert married Sue Ann […]

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