2009-09-03 / Obituaries

George A. Shank

Falling Waters, W.Va., 64

George Albert Shank, 64, Falling Waters, W.Va., died at his residence on Thursday, August 27, 2009.

He was born October 13, 1944, in Buck Valley, to the late John Albert and Dorothy Lorraine Ward Shank.

He attended Southern Fulton School District.

He was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army.

Surviving are his wife, Vivian "Cookie" Malott Shank, whom he married October 20, 1975, of Falling Waters; a son, Donald Reed, Falling Waters; a sister, Mae L. Smith, Warfordsburg; brothers: Vaughn Shank, Warfordsburg; Frank Remsburg, Warfordsburg; Darin Shank, Warfordsburg; and Wayne Ward, Hedgesville, W.Va.; three grandchildren; a great-grandson and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a niece, Melissa Ward; and two nephews: Curtis Smith and Dean Malott Jr.

Funeral services were held at the Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, Md., Monday, August 31, at 11:00 a.m. Chaplain Luz Maiuri officiated. Burial was made in Greenlawn Memorial park, Williamsport, Md. Military graveside services were provided by Morris Frock Post #42 American Legion in Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.osbornefuneralhome.net.

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