Matilda B. Wine
Matilda "Tillie" Boker Sloan Wine, 83, Greencastle, died at 11:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2009, in Waynesboro Hospital.
Born November 18, 1925, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Honorable Walter R. and Mabel (Trout) Sloan.
She and her husband, John A. Wine were married January 29, 1946, in Westminster, Md.
She was an amazing lady and was a loving mother and wife. She graduated in 1943 from Mc- Connellsburg High School and attended Wilson College in Chambersburg, and Western Maryland College in Westminster, Md.
She was a member of Greencastle Presbyterian Church where she was past chairwoman of the flower committee. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and a direct descendent of John Morton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
She was a life member of Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary and Fulton County Historical Society. She was a member of the Allison Antrim Museum, Loyal Daughters and the Tuesday Bridge Club, all of Greencastle. She was a member of the Wilson College Alumni Association. In her earlier years she was active with Brownies and Girl Scouts.
Surviving family, in addition to her husband of 63 years, are one daughter, Josephine W. (wife of Raymond A.) Spitz of Surfside Beach, S.C.; one son, J. Edgar (husband of Deborah C.) Wine of Greencastle; four grandchildren: William A. Spitz, Susan E. Spitz, Kathryn C. Wine, Elizabeth A. Wine and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas F. Sloan.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 27, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. from Greencastle Presbyterian Church. Pastor Taylor Camerer officiated. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.
Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Greencastle Presbyterian Church Organ Fund, 57 West Baltimore St., Greencastle, PA 17225 or to the charity of ones choice. Condolences may be made to the family at www.zimmermanfh.com