MaryEllen George, 78, of Front Royal, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017, in the Lynn Care Center in Front Royal.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 11, at 3:00 p.m. at Calvary Episcopal Church in Front Royal with The Rev. Deborah Rutter and The Rev. C. Allen Spicer, officiating.
Mrs. George was born on November 11, 1938, in Wilmington, Delaware, daughter of the late Ralph Wesley Russum, II and Mary Rebecca Conegys Russum. She was a Sunday school teacher for over 40 years. She worked in her earlier life for Easton Memorial Hospital in Easton, Maryland as a switchboard operator. She was a caregiver with Home Instead in Winchester for many years and had worked for the Second Chance Thrift Shop in Front Royal. Mrs. George was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church in Front Royal for many years. She was married to the late Sidney C. George for 53 years.
Surviving are one son Ralph George of Front Royal; two daughters Sally Ann Horner of Charlestown, West Virginia, and Rebecca Ellen Mowaray of Front Royal; three sisters Peggy Musgrave of Hamlet, North Carolina, Virginia Truitt of Snowhill, Maryland, and Harriett Cropper of Delmar, Delaware; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 62, Front Royal, Virginia 22630. Please note in memo either for the Sunday School Fund or to the Altar Guild.