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Allen Matthew Birchard
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1903
Death: Oct. 21, 1990

Harrisonburg Daily News Record
November 23, 1990

Allen Matthew Birchard, 87, of 130 Colonial Drive, Harrisonburg, died Nov. 21, 1990, at Camelot Hall Nursing Home.

He was born Nov. 4, 1903, in Washington, D.C., and was a son of the late William Matthew and Caroline Virginia Allen Birchard.

Mr. Birchard made his home in Cumberland, Md., prior to moving to Harrisonburg 62 years ago. He was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church and Rockingham Union Lodge No. 27.

He had served as assistant auditor for Harrisonburg from 1947 to 1971.

On Oct. 8, 1927, he married the former Margaret Twigg, who survives.

Aside from his wife, he is survived by two children, Marjorie Lee Leake of Harrisonburg and Nancy Louise Swayne of Pekin, Ill.; a sister, Althea Andrews of Silver Spring, Md.; a brother, William A. Birchard of Fairfax; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The Rev. John Glover will conduct the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Woodbine Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Episcopal Church or the Hospice Unit of Rockingham Memorial Hospital. 
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  Margaret Leona Twigg Birchard (1905 - 1992)*
  Infant Birchard (____ - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodbine Cemetery
Harrisonburg City
Virginia, USA
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Record added: Feb 21, 2013
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