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MARJORIE M. GUNNETT

 


Marjorie M. Gunnett, 90, of rural Williamsburg, passed away on Friday morning, June 21, 2019, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring.

A funeral was held on, Wednesday, June 26, at Zion Lutheran Church, Williamsburg. Pastor Tiffany E. Marvich officiated.

Private interment was held at Royer Cemetery, rural Williamsburg.

Marjorie was born on June 14, 1929, in Williamsburg, daughter of the late Luther H. and Sarah Ellen (Zook) McClure.

She married Richard D. “Dick” Gunnett on July 20, 1951, in Winchester, Virginia. He preceded her in death on July 6, 2017.

Surviving are a son, Dean Richard “Rick” (Melissa) Gunnett, and a daughter, Jo Ellen Holland, both of Williamsburg; three grandchildren: Mandi Prough, CD Gunnett and Dusty Holland; and three great-grandchildren: Laney and Regan Prough and Fin Gunnett.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Doris Gwin and Dorcas Royer; two brothers: Ralph and Robert McClure; and a half-sister, Lois Shreiner.

Marjorie was a 1947 graduate of Williamsburg Community High School and also received a degree in accounting from the Altoona School of Commerce in 1949.

She assisted her husband with the daily operation of Gunnett’s Garage in Williamsburg. Marjorie also was employed as a secretary for the Williamsburg School District, a tax collector for Catharine Township, a teller for First National Bank, Hollidaysburg, and also worked in the Sears Service Center in Altoona.

Marjorie was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Williamsburg.

She enjoyed bowling, skiing, riding motorcycles, knitting, reading, gardening and working outside. Marjorie loved playing cards and was a member of a few Pinochle card clubs over the years.

She was also very proud of earning her solo pilot license, making two solo flights.

Memorial contributions in memory of Marjorie can be given to Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Company, Station 90, or a local charity of your choice.

Arrange by the John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., http://www.bolgerfuneralhome.com, Williamsburg.

 

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