2018-08-23 / Obituaries

Alfred W. Deneen

Warfordsburg, 83

Alfred Wayne Deneen, 83, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Berkeley Springs Nursing Center, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born December 22, 1934, in Amaranth, Pa., he was the son of the late John Milton and Alverta Jane (Miller) Deneen, and the husband of Joyce C. (Kline) Deneen, whom he married 62 years ago.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served on the USS Miller during the Korean War; and he retired in 1991 from Mack Truck, in Hagerstown, Md., where he had worked for 28 years as a mechanic.

He was a member of Whips Cove Church, in Warfordsburg, where he had previously served as a deacon. He was also a past master at James W. Bowers Masonic Lodge 173, in Hancock, Md.; a member of Gideons International; American Legion Post 26, in Hancock; Warfordsburg Lions Club; and VFW Post 8333, in Breezewood, Pa.

He was an avid golfer and greatly enjoyed hunting and traveling.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons: Douglas W. Deneen and his wife, Krista, Clear Spring, Md.; Brian L. Deneen and his wife, Barb, Needmore; and Stephen D. Deneen and his wife, Lanette, Crystal Spring; one daughter, Pamela D. Bowers and her husband, Robbie, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four sisters: Oleta Stanley, Warfordsburg; Velma Doran, Murrysville, Pa.; Cindy Smith, Shippensburg, Pa., and Gloria Riggleman, Winchester, Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Milton, James, Glen and Eldon Deneen; and one sister, Caundell Ward.

Funeral services were held at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Saturday, August 18. Rev. Delmas Bard officiated. Burial was at Parkhead Cemetery, in Big Pool, Md., with military honors conducted by Tri-State Honor Guard.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 5 Public Square, Suite 307, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Online condolences at www.grovefh.com

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