Obituary for Gail E. Lear

Gail Edith Lear, 60, of Berryville, Virginia, died Saturday, October 15, 2011 in the Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center, Winchester, Virginia.

Ms. Lear was born February 18, 1951 in Arlington, Virginia, the daughter of, Harry N. Lear Sr., and Mary Mosser Lear.

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Department and attended the functions with her sister at the Berryville VFW Post 9760, Berryville Moose Lodge, and Berryville Presbyterian Church.

Surviving is a brother, Donald C. Lear, Sr. of Sterling, VA and a sister, Anna Lear Caynor of Berryville, VA; and she was the aunt of Julie Bernazani and Craig Weathers and had 18 nieces and nephews.

Two brothers, Harry N. Lear, Jr. and John Edward Lear preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 P. M. Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Money & King Funeral Home, Vienna, VA. Burial will follow in National Memorial Park, Falls Church, VA.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P. M. Wednesday evening at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.

Arrangements are being handled by the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville.

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  1. LongTimer says:

    I will miss seeing your pretty, happy face around Berryville. May God comfort your family – especially your devoted sister.