2017-09-07 / Obituaries

Charles B. Mann

Warfordsburg, 92

Charles Bruce Mann, 92, Warfordsburg, Pa., died Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Berkeley Springs Center nursing facility, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born November 30, 1924, in New Creek, W.Va., he was the son of the late Epsy Austin and Laura (Weis) Mann, and the husband, for 72 years, of Velma (Bishop) Mann.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War ll, and then became a self-employed farmer until he retired in 2000.

He was a member of Buck Valley Christian Church, in Warfordsburg.

He loved to hunt.

He is survived by his wife, Velma; a daughter, Gloria Joan Tritle, Needmore; a son, Garry Bruce Mann, and his wife, Suzanne, Warfordsburg; four grandchildren: Dane, Todd and Vaughn Tritle and Michelle Kazazic; six great-grandchildren: Taya and Kenzie Kazazic, Rylie, Logan, Connor and Dillon Tritle; and three brothers: Melvin, Belvie and Larry Mann.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene Mann; a grandson, Shawn Mann; a sister, Pauline Hixon; and two brothers: Albert and Marvin Mann.

Funeral services were held at Buck Valley Christian Church, Warfordsburg, Friday, September 1, at 11 a.m. Pastor Scott Gibbs officiated. Burial was in the adjoining church cemetery, with military honors by the Tri-State Honor Guard.

Grove Funeral Home in Hancock was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.

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