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Memorial to W. Gene Henry Planned; Committee Currently Seeking Donations


September 23, 2021

Rick Boston

A fund drive to create a memorial in honor of W. Gene Henry and his contributions to the borough of Martinsburg has kicked off. The memorial, to be located at the corner of East Allegheny and South Walnut Streets will be funded by private donations.

When W. Gene Henry passed away last February, he left behind a deep imprint on the Martinsburg community through his many philanthropic endeavors.

From the borough building to the ambulance building, Fairview Cemetery and wide-open corners that made traveling safer, just about anywhere you go in Martinsburg has been touched by Henry's generosity.

To honor the man former Martinsburg Borough Manager Randy Stotlz called "Mr. Martinsburg," a committee made up of Mayor Richard Brantner, Councilman Chuck Kensinger, Joe Logan of Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Herb Whitfield of Martinsburg Volunteer...

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