CUMBERLAND — John “Joe” Joseph Devlin, 86, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born March 24, 1926, in Lonaconing, Mr. Devlin was the son of the late Joseph Thomas Devlin and Bertha (Miller) Devlin. He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, George Geatz and a niece, Debbie Geatz.
A United States Naval veteran of World War II, Joe was previously employed by the Celanese Fibers Corporation of America then as a school bus contractor for the Allegany County Public School System until his retirement in 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Norma L. Devlin; his daughters, Carol Jean Sullivan, of Ocean Pines, Jo Ellen George and husband Craig, of Nokesville, Va. and Shirley Hawkins and husband John, of Cumberland. Joe is also survived by his sister, Marion Geatz, of Cumberland; his grandchildren, John Hawkins and wife Chantae, Bryant Hawkins, all of Cumberland, Kyle Hawkins, of Johnstown, Pa., Brittani George and Jeremy George, both of Nokesville, Va., as well as his special K9 friend, Scooby Doo.
A committal service will be conducted at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Keith Aguila officiating.
Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Post 13 American Legion.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Joe’s name to the Grace Baptist Church, 211 Greene St., Cumberland, MD 21502; or to the charity of your choice.
The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) is in charge of the arrangements.
JERRY H. SHILLINGBURG [Terra Alta, W.Va.]
Jerry H. Shillingburg, 65, of Terra Alta, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 20, 2013 at home.
FRANCIS “FRANK” BARRY [Carpendale, W.Va.]
Francis “Frank” Barry, 57, of Carpendale, passed away on May 18, 2013.
HARRY HUGHES JR. [Cresaptown]
Harry Hughes, Jr., 89, of Bel Air, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
KATHRYN F. “KITTY” GARLAND [Cumberland]
Kathryn Fern “Kitty” Garland, 68, of Cumberland, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013 at home with family.
MERNA J. COVEY [New Baltimore, Mich.]
Merna Jeanne (Boyland) Covey, of New Baltimore, formerly of Cumberland, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013, at the home of her brother.
JAMES H. WRACHFORD SR. [Cumberland]
James H. Wrachford Sr., 73, of Cumberland, went to be with our Lord on Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home.
HERMAN W. FICKES [Bronson, Fla.]
Herman W. Fickes, 74, of Bronson, formerly of Finzel, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Bronson.
DANIEL M. DEVLIN [Cumberland]
Daniel Myles Devlin, 92, of Cumberland, peacefully passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
JANET M. (POLLOCK) DAVIS [Ridgeley, W.Va.]
Janet Marie (Pollock) Davis, 75, of Ridgeley, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home.
LOUISE J. JACOBS [Fort Ashby, W.Va.]
Louise Jane Jacobs, 70, of Fort Ashby, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
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