Joseph O. Wenrich

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Joseph O. Wenrich

August 01, 1940 - August 11, 2018

Joseph O. Wenrich, 78 of Jeromesville passed away on Saturday morning, August 11, 2018 with his family by his side.
He was born on Aug.1, 1940, to the late Joseph G. and Ethel Mae (nee Summers) Wenrich in Cumberland, Maryland.
Joe retired from Kelly Springfield Tire Company where he was a supervisor and worked in quality control.
He married the former Judith Skidmore on June 13, 1959.
Joe was a devoted member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Cresaptown, Maryland where he served as the Awana youth program director for many years. He also served as a deacon and both the bus and television ministry for the church. Throughout his life, he was very dedicated to his family and very involved in his children's and grandchildren's lives. Joe enjoyed NASCAR, enjoyed watching his son race motorcycles, and fishing with grandsons. He was a devoted family man always very patriotic and supportive of his daughter-in-law and grandchildren who served our country.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Judith Wenrich of Jeromesville; two daughters, Jackie (Steve) Foley of Trinity, N.C. and Julie (Robert) Brown of Wake Forrest, N.C.; one son, Jeff (Patricia) Wenrich of Jeromesville; six grandchildren, Jake Foley of Trinity, N.C. Patrick (Laura) Foley of Lansing, Mich., Joshua (Brittainy) Wenrich of Jeromesville, Luke (Macey) Wenrich of Ashland, and Hunter and Jason Brown of Wake Forrest, N.C.; one niece, Toni Hunt of Waldorf, Md.; four nephews, Dick (Sandy) Dutton of Beltsville, Md., Mike (Donna) Dutton of Sarasota, Fla., Alan (Vicki) Durr and Rodney Durr both of Cumberland, and his longtime friend and cohort in crime, Jimmy (Patty) Skidmore.
In addition to his parents, Joe is preceded in death by one sister, Cleo Dutton; a brother-in-law, Vince Dutton; and a sister-in-law, Jerence Watkins.
A memorial service will be held, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Calvary Baptist Church, 14513 McMullen Hwy SW, Cumberland, MD 21502 with his son-in-law's, Stephen Foley and Robert Brown officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home's website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Published on August 31, 2018
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Saturday September 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calvary Baptist Church

14513 McMullen Highway Southwest, Cumberland, MD, USA

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Saturday September 08, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Calvary Baptist Church

14513 McMullen Highway Southwest, Cumberland, MD, USA

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