(The Wayne Independent November 17, 2004)
Rev. Gail B. Wintermute, age 88, of Hawley died unexpectedly Saturday, November 13, 2004 at his home. He married Mildred L. Young in 1946 and celebrated 58 years recently. Born May 19, 1916 at East Mauch Chunk, he was the son of the late Russell and Florence (Benner) Wintermute. Rev. served various Methodist Church pastorates for 59 years. Prior to being assigned to the Hawley, Lakeville and Paupack Charge in 1970, he served in Scranton, Springville and Bird-in Hand churches. He was retired as a Methodist Minister in 1980. He was a member of the Wyoming Conference of the United Methodist Church and he attended the Beach Lake United Methodist Church following his retirement. He was also a member of the Hawley Senior Citizens Group and a former Hawley Rotary Club member. He is survived by his wife, Mildred L. (Young) Wintermute; a daughter, Louise Georgette, Sedona, AZ; a son, Gail B. Wintermute, Jr., Scranton; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday November 30, 11 am at The Beach Lake United Methodist Church, Rt. 652, Beach Lake with Rev. Dr. Gordon E. Weightman officiating. Interment, Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl. Memorials may be made to Beach Lake United Methodist Church, RR2 Box 1015, Beach Lake, PA. 18405.
For further information, directions or to leave a Memorial Remembrance (candle), visit www.TeetersFuneralChapel.com. Arrangements are by Teeters' Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA 18428.
Mildred L Young Wintermute
Adele Benner Wintermute Kreamer
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