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 Edgar Eugene Poffinberger

Edgar Eugene Poffinberger

Middletown, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Death 28 Jan 2000 (aged 102)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Middletown, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 100377363 · View Source
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Obituary - Frederick News-Post, Jan. 29, 2000.

Mr. Edgar Eugene Poffinberger, an area farmer, died Friday morning at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was 102. Formerly of Poffinberger Road, Broad Run, he was a resident of Citizens Nursing Home at the time of his death.

Mr. Poffinberger custom farmed for numerous Middletown area farmers for many years. He was also an avid gardener.

He was a fan of the New York Yankees and Washington Redskins. He enjoyed the area butcherings in his later years.

He was of the Christian faith.

He was a life-member of the Junior Order of American Mechanics, Jefferson.

Mr. Poffinberger was the husband of Bertha May Brown Poffinberger, who died in February 1988.

He was born Oct. 12, 1897, in Middletown, and was a son of the late Arthur Reginald and Alvira E. Trittapoe Poffinberger.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Savage and husband Melvin of Germantown, and Betty Jane Storks and husband Edwin of Frederick; two sons, Edgar E. Poffinberger Jr. and wife Gladys of Middletown, and Charles R. Poffinberger and wife Esther of Frederick; seven grandchildren, Wayne Savage, Diane Geary, Dennis Savage, Linda Reese, Terry Poffinberger, David E. Bartlett and Randall E. Bartlett; and 17 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, in the funeral home. The Rev. Barbara J. Bornemann, a pastor of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, will officiate.

Interment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.

Those desiring may send memorials to the Auxiliary of Citizens Nursing Home, 1900 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. 21702; or Zion Lutheran Cemetery Board, c/o Kenneth Reeder, P.O. Box 161, Middletown, Md. 21769.




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