Bridgewater Obituaries

Bridgewater Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Bridgewater, VA

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  • Sunday Jun 17 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Melissa Jo Plaugher, 59

    Melissa was born in Harrisonburg on April 1, 1959, a daughter of Ramona Hummel of Bridgewater and the late Woodrow Norman Hummel.

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  • Friday Jun 15 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Howard R. Baugh, 88

    He was born on July 1, 1929, in Grafton, W.Va., and was the son of the late William and Flora Goff Baugh. Howard was a tech sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and retired after 20 years of service.

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  • Thursday Jun 14 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Nina T. Bradburn, 91

    Nina Theresa Bradburn, 91, a resident of Bridgewater, passed away Tuesday evening, June 12, 2018. She was born June 25, 1926, in Hinton, and was a daughter of the late Thomas Conn and Omega Viola Hinegardner Bradburn.

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  • Tuesday Jun 12 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Weldon C. Southerly, 80

    Weldon Clayton Southerly, 80, of Harrisonburg, formerly of Bridgewater, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Southerly was born Aug. 1, 1937, in Rockingham County and was a son of the late Walter Allen and Marie Catherine Shook Southerly.

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  • Tuesday Jun 12 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Death Notices, June 13

    Dorothy Lillian Gladwell, 95, of Bridgewater, and formerly of Waynesboro, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at Bridgewater Retirement Home. Gladys Arbutus Parish, 95, of Moorefield, W.Va., died Monday, June 11, 2018, at E.A. Hawse Rehabilitation & Care Center in Baker, W.Va.

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  • Sunday Jun 10 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Ryan Scott Puffenbarger, 35

    Ryan Scott Puffenbarger, 35, of Richmond passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at his home. He was born in Harrisonburg on Oct. 16, 1982, a son of Linda May Puffenbarger of Weyers Cave and Carl Hugh Puffenbarger and wife, Diane, of Bridgewater.

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  • Friday Jun 8 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Kenneth L. Turner, 64

    Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Smith Turner of the home; daughters, Darlene Shipe Knicely of Bridgewater and Jessica Shipe Clinedinst of Elkton; sons, Edward Scott Turner of Harrisonburg and Jason Shipe of Bridgewater; sisters, Cindy Pence of Florida and Linda Nipe of Harrisonburg; grandchildren, Cecil Phillip Turner and Austin and Madilyn Clinedinst.

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  • Friday Jun 8 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Ray Randolph Foster, 70

    Ray Randolph Foster, 70, of Bridgewater, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Sentara RMH Medical Center. He was born in Sangerville on Sept.

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  • Wednesday Jun 6 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Robert Erwin Davis, 85

    Robert Erwin Davis, 85, formerly of Berwyn, Pa., passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, in Harrisonburg, Va. He was born in Uwchlan Township, Pa., on Dec. 7, 1932, and was a son of the late Norman Robinson and Mildred Elizabeth Davis.

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  • Saturday Jun 2 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Jo Ann M. Lowdon, 91

    She was born on Oct. 8, 1926, at the family home in Bridgewater, Va., the first child of Joseph Wampler Miller and Waltine Brower Miller. Brother, Gareth, was a year younger, and sister, Mary Sue, would arrive 13 years later.

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  • Friday Jun 1 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Catherine C. Beam, 91

    Catherine Charlotte Crawford Beam, 91, of Mount Crawford, passed away May 31, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Beam was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Harrisonburg and was a daughter of the late William Earl and Marie Leavell Crawford.

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  • Wednesday May 23 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Frances Priscilla Beery, 58

    She was born in Harrisonburg on Aug. 19, 1959, and was a daughter of the late Daniel and Priscilla Beery. Frances graduated from Piedmont Community College of Nursing and had worked at the University of Virginia Medical Intensive Care Unit, Rockingham Memorial Hospital acute dialysis and Sunnyside Presbyterian Retirement Community.

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  • May 15, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    John W. Knott, 74

    John William Knott, 74, of Lacey Spring, passed away peacefully Monday, May 14, 2018, at his home in Lacey Spring that he shared with his companion of 17 years, Toni Sanders, and her grandson, Tanden Sanders, whom he raised as a son. Mr. Knott was born and raised in Augusta County, born to the late James William and Elizabeth Virginia Knott on Oct. 24, 1943.

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  • May 15, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Florie A. Ritchie, 54

    Florie Ann Ritchie, 54, of Harrisonburg, died May 14, 2018, at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg. She was born Dec. 31, 1963, in Harrisonburg and was a daughter of Billy Lee Ritchie of Broadway and Dorothy Wratchford Ritchie of Harrisonburg.

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  • May 15, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Donald Franklin - Don' McMullen, 86

    Donald Franklin "Don" McMullen, 86, of Harrisonburg, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, at his home. Mr. McMullen was born March 29, 1932, and was a son of the late Roy Lester and Bertha Viola McMullen.

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  • May 15, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Hearing Set In Broadway Slaying Case

    While a Rockingham County judge didn't reveal the results of a mental evaluation of the defendant, he told attorneys Tuesday that the case against a Bridgewater man charged with murder will advance next week. Phillip Daniel Ritchie, 32, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Cole Rinaca, 18, of Broadway.

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  • May 15, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Gone But Not Forgotten

    Local police officers lead a flag-raising ceremony outside the Public Safety Building in Harrisonburg on Monday to start National Police Week, an annual event established in 1962 to honor law enforcement. Monday's ceremony honored four Rockingham County and Harrisonburg officers who have died in the line of duty since 1959, including three who were shot.

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  • May 11, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Jean N. Moyer, 77

    She was born in Bergton on Oct. 7, 1940, a daughter of the late Virginia Alice and Harry Allen Whetzel. On June 22, 1958, she was united in marriage to David Wilton "Russ" Moyer, who preceded her in death on Sept.

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  • May 11, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Eleanor E. Flanagan, 96

    Eleanor Elizabeth Jenkins Flanagan, 96, of Bridgewater, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Sentara RMH Medical Center. She was born in Luray on Sept.

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  • May 10, 2018 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Rodney D. Taylor, 74

    Rodney David Taylor, 74, of Grottoes, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 9, 2018. He was born March 30, 1944, in Rockingham County and was a son of the late Bernie and Annie Taylor.

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