Romaine Elizabeth Forry
- Born: 18 Sep 1915, New Cumberland, Cumberland Co, PA
- Marriage (1): Lesie Watson Robinson in 1943 in Washington Co., Maryland
- Marriage (2): James Westley Utterback
- Died: 8 Sep 2002, Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland at age 86
- Buried: 11 Sep 2002, Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, Maryland
See general notes on her mother for 1930 census facts.
In a February 21, 2008 email, Barb Sterling wrote that her mother and father divorced ca 1940 and that her mom remarried James Wesley Utterbach. From that I was able to find the following:
Romaine E. Utterback
WILLIAMSPORT - Romaine Elizabeth Utterback, 86, formerly of 229 Maplehurst Ave., died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Williamsport Retirement Village.
Born Sept. 18, 1915, in New Cumberland, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ira Martin and Esther Kile Forry.
Her husband, James Wesley Utterback, died in 1974.
She was employed in the cafeteria of Williamsport High School until her retirement. Prior to that she was employed in the coffee shop of Alexander Hotel and Howard Johnson's Restaurant, both in Hagerstown.
She was a member of West End Baptist Chapel, Hagerstown.
She was past president of the Daughters of the Nile and White Rose Circle; Homemakers of Halfway, Md.; Volunteer Fire Co. of Halfway Auxiliary and Leitersburg Senior Citizens Club.
She is survived by one daughter, Barbara R. Sterling of Williamsport; two grandsons, David L. Sterling of Williamsport and James L. Sterling of Hagerstown; one great-granddaughter; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Esther Barnett; and one brother, Ira C. Forry.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. The Rev. Shane Wilt will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open after 9 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to West End Baptist Chapel, 101 Buena Vista Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to The Shriner's Hospital for Children Burns Institute, 3229 Burnett Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229.
Romaine married Lesie Watson Robinson in 1943 in Washington Co., Maryland. (Lesie Watson Robinson was born on 8 Jul 1900 in England and died in Feb 1980 in Hagerstown, Maryland.)
The Washington County Free Library
Records the 1943 marriage of Romaine Forry to Leslie Robinson on Page 79708
Romaine next married James Westley Utterback. (James Westley Utterback was born on 2 Jan 1910 and died on 29 Nov 1974 in Rest Haven, Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland.)