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John Francis Winn, 89, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.
Born on April 14, 1930, in Mt. Savage, he was the son of Agnes Walsh Winn and reared by Cora Walsh of Mt. Savage. His mother, grandmother and brother-in-law, Ronald Hess preceded him in death. In addition, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Jo Ann (Sweene) Winn, whom he missed dearly.
Mr. Winn attended St. Patrick’s School in Mt. Savage and attended Mt. Savage School and Beall High School. He went into the Army in 1948 and came out as a sargent. He was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Frostburg, attended Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Cumberland and grew up in St. Patrick’s Church in Mt. Savage.
He belonged to the American Legion Farrady Post 24 and the Old Iron Rail VFW Post 6025 in Mt. Savage. He retired from Kelly Springfield Tire Company at Mexico Farms on disability.
Surviving are his son, Joseph Francis Winn and wife Tracey, of Cumberland; 3 grandchildren, Sydney Phillips and husband Marc, Cadon Winn and fiancé Jada Whetzel, Alison Cline and significant other, Bryan Kimmell; sister, Dorothy Winn Thoerig of Akron, OH; sister-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Hess of Frostburg; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; a special great niece, Abby Hall, who called him Bubba; and many kind neighbors who he thought a lot of and visited.
A Memorial Service will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 52 S. Broadway, Frostburg, MD, on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11 am with Rev. Karen Crosby officiating. A luncheon will follow.
His body was donated to the Anatomy Board of Maryland for medical education and his ashes will be returned for inurnment at St. John’s.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Refurbishing Fund for St. John’s Episcopal Church.