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Paul Edward Bohrer
Paul Edward Bohrer of Colonial Beach passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010. He was one of 13 children and the son of John and Ethel Bohrer of Berkley Springs, W.Va.
He resided most of his life in Arlington and then retired in Colonial Beach in 1985. There he built a sunroom, garage addition and bulkhead, all while on crutches, with the help of his beloved wife. Paul was a veteran of World War II, having joined the Merchant Marines at 16 years of age.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Marion Raymond, who passed away in 2004, their 2 year old daughter Linda, their married son, Paul Jr. and his dear friend Margaret Welch.
He is survived by his daughter Sherri and her husband, Robert Piriak; his two grandchildren, Tammy Sandler and Chris Williges; along with six great-grandchildren, Blake, Samuel, Paige, Ellie, Naomi and Daniel Sandler.
The family received friends on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at the Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 14.
Sarah E. Robinson
Sarah E. Robinson, 92, of King George County died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010. She was a member and church mother at Salem Baptist Church and served on the deaconess board.
She is survived by two daughters, Geraldine Robinson and Dorothy McDowney; and one son, Woodford Robinson III, all of King George; one sister, Margaret Robinson of Washington, D.C.; four brothers, Frank, Robert, Major and George Holmes, all of King George; 27 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Sat., Jan. 16, at Salem Baptist Church, Jersey, with the Rev. Leonard G. Bland officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home, Port Royal, VA.
Online guest book is available at brooksfuneralhome.com.
Pauline A. Perry Gibson
Pauline Auguster Perry Gibson, 89, of Stafford County passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, at Bowling Green Healthcare Center with her family at her side. She was the widow of William Francis Gibson, who died in 1966.
Mrs. Gibson, born Dec. 30, 1920, in Fredericksburg, was the daughter of the late William Samuel Perry and Della May Minter Perry. She was a homemaker and a longtime childcare provider. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Stafford.
Her survivors include four daughters, Mary Lee Boutchyard and her husband, Roger, of Stafford, Betty Jo Mitchell of Mechanicsville, Wilma G. Vaughn and her husband, Steve, of Spotsylvania County, and Deborah G. Sauder and her husband, Mark, of King George County; six grandchildren, Roger L. Boutchyard II, Sherri R. Boutchyard, Shelley M. Michalski, Shaun L. Mitchell, Jamie S. Rexroad and Amanda McClure; nine great-grandchildren, Scott Boutchyard, Krystal Constien, Jon Boutchyard, Ragan Michalski, Madison Michalski, Jacob Mitchell, Cameron Rexroad, Alyssa McClure and Jaysen Cox; one great-great-grandchild, Lawson Boutchyard; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mae Madgeline “Madge” Brooks; and three brothers, Leonard Stuart Perry, Clarence William Perry and James Melvin Perry.
A visitation and funeral was held at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, with the Rev. H. Lowell Self officiating.
Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association, Box 11454, Alexandria, Va. 22312; or to the American Cancer Society, c/o Trudy Clifton, 113 Tallpines Ave., Locust Grove, Va. 22508.
Esther Blanch Trigger
Esther Blanch Trigger, 81, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2010.
Miss Trigger was born and raised in King George County, graduated from King George High School, then moved to Tacoma Park, Md., where she lived before moving to Texas to be near her sister.
Miss Trigger is survived by a sister, Lois Barker and her husband, Donald, of North Richland Hills, Texas; and a brother, Alfred S. Trigger of King George. She was predeceased by her brother Everett F. Trigger, also of King George, and 12 nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church, where she served as a deaconess for many years. Her church was a very important part of her life.
A memorial service will be held on April 4, 2010, in Tacoma Park, Md.
Bobby Wayne Montrief
Bobby Wayne Montrief, 71, of Stafford County went to be with the Lord, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
He retired from Naval Surface Warfare Center after a career of 38 years.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia C. Montrief; five children, Kevin Wayne Montrief and his wife, Cindy, Joy Leigh Montrief, Mark Alan Montrief and his wife, Susan, Scott Wilson Montrief and his wife, Wesley, and Jennifer Elizabeth Montrief; eight grandchildren, Jordan, Tanner and Kali England Rozum, and Katelyn, Luke, Isaac, Leigha and Garrett Montrief; three sisters, Faye Stultz, Margaret Martin, and Bonnie Montrief; and several nieces and nephews. He also shared his love with 39 foster children over the years. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter.
A funeral was held Mon., Jan. 18, at Ferry Farm Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Vaught officiating. Entombment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens mausoleum.
Pallbearers were the Rev. Paige Young, James Reagan, Vincent Carr, Dale Middleton, Trevor Meade and Brock McDaniel. Honorary pallbearer was Brogan McDaniel.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Ferry Farm Baptist Church Building Fund, 1 Westmoreland Drive, Fredericksburg, Va. 22405, or to U.Va. Cancer Center-Melanoma Research, Box 800773, Charlottesville, Va. 22908-0773.
Online guestbook is available at covenantfuneral service.com.
Charles Noble Robertson, IV
Charles Noble Robertson, IV, 63, of Colonial Beach, died Saturday, January 16, 2010 at Mary Washington Hospital.
Mr. Robertson was a native of Riverside, Connecticut. He was a U.S.M.C. Vietnam Combat veteran and later served at 8th and I in Washington, D.C. as a member of the Presidential Honor Guard. Early in his work career, he was a group home counselor in Alexandria. After moving to Stafford in 1978, he began working for Fredericksburg City Juvenile Domestic Court. Later in his working career, he worked in project management and new homes sales in Stafford. In 1990, he established Curb Appeal Landscaping, which he ran until his retirement in 2008.
He joined the Stafford Volunteer Fire Department in 1978 where he was a life member, past president, and an honorary lieutenant. Charlie was a Board of Supervisors original appointee of the Stafford County Fire and Rescue Commission. He was a member of the Stafford American Legion Post 290 and the historic Friendship V.F.D. in Alexandria, VA. For a number of years, he was the team leader and lead instructor for the Rappahannock Region CISM Team. Upon retirement, he moved to Colonial Beach, where he became a member of the Colonial Beach Fire Department where he currently served as Chaplain. He was also the dock master at the Bayside Marina.
Charlie was a member of Aquia Episcopal Church, where he served as a lay Eucharistic minister.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Merry E. Robertson; two brothers, Bill Robertson of New Jersey and Eric Kreuter of Connecticut; a sister, Betsy Kreuter of Connecticut; one nephew; and four nieces.
A service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 22 at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel with the Rev. Cuthbert Mandell and Rev. Jay Morris officiating.
Interment will be private.
Members of the Stafford Volunteer Fire Department will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 21 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stafford V.F.D., Box 127, Stafford, Virginia, 22555 or to the Colonial Beach V.F.D., 312 Colonial Ave., Colonial Beach, Virginia 22443.
Gregory Neal Tapp
Gregory Neal Tapp, 58, of Sebree, KY passed away 11:45 A.M. Sunday January 17, 2010 at his home.
He was a graduate of Western Kentucky University, a FFA advisor and a teacher (4 years) in King George County, Virginia. He was also a deacon at Pennyrile Church of Christ in Madisonville.
He was preceded in death by his mother Norma Tapp (2009).
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Kris (Ungemach) Tapp; his father J.A. Tapp; two sons, Kelby Tapp and Kaleb Tapp, all of Sebree, KY; one daughter, Cassie (Tapp) Orr and her husband Grant of Mayfield, KY; a brother, Keith Tapp, of Sebree, KY; two sisters: Cindy and her husband Jerry Brown of Sebree, KY and Joann Tapp of Nashville, TN; and two grandchildren, Hayden and Addyson Orr.
Services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday January 20, 2010 at Pennyrile Church of Christ Church, 4915 Hanson Rd.( US Hwy 41 two miles south of Hanson), Madisonville, KY.
Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole, KY
Bro. Lewis Stanley, Barry Webb, and Dr. Jon Partlow will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice, P.O. Box 305, Dixon, KY 42409
Online condolences may be made at tomblinsonfuneralhomes.com
John E. Shaw
John Edward Shaw, 67, of King George, VA. died at his home.
Nash and Slaw Funeral Home of King George are handling the funeral arrangements, which were incomplete at press time.