William S. Gurnee
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1923
Date of Death:  May 19, 2010
Arrangements:

Visitation
  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Saturday, May 22, 2010   3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Service
  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Sunday, May 23, 2010   3:00 PM
Burial
  • Private  
  • N/A      
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Details:
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    William S. Gurnee, 86, a life long resident of Pasadena died on May 19, 2010 at Oaklodge Assisted Living.

    He was born on July 25, 1923 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Clinton and Sarah Gurnee.

    Mr. Gurnee was an Engineer for National Oceanic Atmosphere Agency for over 30 years until his retirement in the early 1970's.

    He served in the US Army during WWII.

    He was a member of NARF and was active with the 544th Engineer Boat & Shore Regiment reunions.

    His hobbies included fishing, boating, building boats, camping, traveling, gardening, playing the organ, and working with his hands.

    Mr. Gurnee is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Carrie C. Gurnee and his grandson Steven Graf.

    He is survived by his daughters Ellen M. Moran of Salisbury, MD and Evelyn E. Graf of Pasadena, his sister Louise Basilone of PA, his grandchildren; Jeffrey & Jenny Wetzel, Vince Burrall, and Mary Ellen Martin, 8 great grandchildren including Kayla Wetzel, and 3 great great grandchildren.

    Friends may call on Saturday from 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Stallings Funeral Home, PA where funeral services will be held on Sunday at 3:00 PM. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer Association or Solley United Methodist Church.