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Gail Ritter Kern
Date of Death: March 31, 2013
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Location Not Available
Wednesday 4/3, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Service
Grace Evangelical Lutheran
26 W. Boscawen Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Thursday 4/4, 11:00 am
Cemetery
Mount Hebron UMC- Winchester
1207-1 Cedar Creek
Winchester, VA 22602
Thursday 4/4

Gail R. Kern         Gail Ritter Kern, 59, of Winchester, Virginia, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, in UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia.   Mrs. Kern was born in 1953, in Winchester, Virginia, the daughter of Elizabeth Ritter-King and the late Arthur R. Ritter.  She was a graduate of James Wood High School, Class of 1972.  …
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Gary and Patti Williams left a message on April 1, 2013:
So sorry to hear of Gail passing. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers.
Conroy left a message on April 2, 2013:
God bless each and every Kern family member
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Claudia Eaton left a message on April 2, 2013:
Rick, Liz and Trey- Ken and I are deeply sorry for your loss of such a beautiful soul as Gail was. She was a smart, loving, hardworking woman and we know that God has many plans for her. She will never truly be gone because she will always be in your heart. In Christ love we will pray that your heavy hearts be lifted.
Carol Welsh Culp left a message on April 2, 2013:
My thoughts and prayers are with Gail's family in this sad and difficult time. Remember all the good memories you have had with Gail and she will always be with you.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
william gentry left a message on April 2, 2013:
Rick my prayers & thoughts are with you and your family
Hartwell Harrison left a message on April 2, 2013:
I convey my heartfelt condolences and prayer intentions to Rick and family, that the Lord will hold each of you in his gentle and loving arms.
william gentry left a message on April 2, 2013:
RICK MY PRAYERS & THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU & YOUR FAMILY
Margi H. & Rob C. left a message on April 2, 2013:
Dear Rick, Liz & Trey, There are so many wonderful words used to describe Gail... But none may truly express the loss felt.... of such a bold and beautiful lady. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. In Sympathy and Friendship, Margi & Rob
Mike and Karen Frazier left a message on April 2, 2013:
Bless all of the family of Gail. She was a beautiful human being. It was an honor to know her and her family. We will remember her with humor, grace, and a zest for living. Rick, Liz and Trey try and find peace with her passing. She would prefer you to smile and remember her with joy and laughter. She left her mark on our community and so shall you. We will pray for you. Gail is at peace.
Diane and Earl Foreman left a message on April 2, 2013:
We send our heartfelt sympathy and love to the Ritter and Kern families. God surely blended two wonderful families when He caused Rick and Gail's paths to cross. It has been our good fortune to have them as dear friends. When friends hurt, we hurt too. Praying for all of you.
Corey Sullivan left a message on April 2, 2013:
Rick, Trey, Liz and Family - Very sorry to hear about Gail. Will always remember her smile and warm personality. Stay strong! "My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart - a heart so large that everybody's joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation." -- Mark Twain
GARLAND PECK left a message on April 3, 2013:
Rick, So sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family. Take care.
Vicky and Dave Jeffcoat left a message on April 3, 2013:
Rick, Trey and Liz, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during the loss of your wife and mother. We know she will be missed by many who loved her. God Bless.
Scott Armel and Family left a message on April 3, 2013:
To Gail's family, I'm deeply sorry for your loss. I, like many others I'm sure, felt Gail's motherly gestures during my time at Kern. I will always remember her as a kind and caring person. On a personal note, I always get a smile thinking back to the times I would help her set up something electronic in her home. I'd try to explain what it was I was doing, and in her own special way she'd say, "Scott, just fix it". Brings a smile to my face now, just typing about it. She will truly be missed.
Conroy left a message on April 2, 2013:
Rick,Liz and trey - My heart is full of sorrow for your tragic loss.I have fond memories of your wife and mother durning and after her life on earth. I send all my love and prayers to all your family. God bless you all
Stephanie Godfrey left a message on April 2, 2013:
My thoughts and prayers go up and out for all the family members. But I remember all the wonderful times working for Gail and she was indeed a beautiful person both inside and out. May God Be with each and everyone during this difficult time.
Bill & Joanne Aschenbach left a message on April 1, 2013:
Our prays are with your family
Diane left a message on April 1, 2013:
Gail was my great friend of nearly 30 years, though we lived so far apart. I will miss her terribly. You now have peace, dear friend.
Alson H. "Skip" and Valeriya Smith left a message on April 1, 2013:
Gail was a wonderfully kind person. We graduated from the Class of '72 together, and have remained friends since. Valeriya and I will miss her very much.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Michelle Smith left a message on April 2, 2013:
Gail was an angel on earth with her huge and giving heart. I know she is now an angel with God and will forever be watching over her beloved family and countless friends. Her spunk and great spirit will live on through her wonderful kids and grand kids. I have and always will be honored and proud to have been Gail's friend. May she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers will always be with Gail and her family.
Ann Garber left a message on April 2, 2013:
My prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. May God Bless you. Ann Garber
Cathleen OConnell left a message on April 2, 2013:
I will miss you Gail and I love you. May God bless you and your family
Roxanne Rodgers left a message on April 2, 2013:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Chic and Roxanne Rodgers
Ranee Kinnaman left a message on April 2, 2013:
My deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May the good Lord bless and keep you in this sad time in your life. I hope all the good memories you have of Gail will help you through. She was always very nice to me. She loved her family very much and visited them often at Kern Motor quite often. I am sure she will be missed very much by many. She was a wonderful lady! .
Sheila Haas Almond left a message on April 2, 2013:
I am so sorry to hear of Gail's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Gone to be an Angel!
Mack and Carol Kerns left a message on April 2, 2013:
We send our deepest sympathy and special love to Gail's mother, Libby. Mack and Carol Kerns
Kristin Zuckerman Biauce left a message on April 2, 2013:
Rick, Judy, family and friends, my husband Sonny and I send our prayers for you and sweet Gail. You will always have her in your heart and memories.
Pam and Bob Walling left a message on April 2, 2013:
Gail's deep love and care for others will live on in all our hearts. Our prayers go to Rick, Elizabeth, and Trey and their families as they prepare to celebrate Gail's life. We also pray for the Kern and Ritter families.
Grunty Kaval left a message on April 2, 2013:
Rick, Trey and Liz, so sorry for you loss - It just seems like yesterday when we were on a double date and you picked up Gail for the 1st date - I will always remember you saying that Mr. Ritter talked really fast and you could not remember if he said Gail needed to be home by 11 pm or was it 11:30 pm. I pray she is at peace and in heaven with Phyllis. It has been said that time heals all, I will tell you in my case - that is not true.
Stephanie Chapman left a message on April 2, 2013:
Rick, Liz and Trey, my husband and I are very sorry for your loss and will keep you in our prayers. Gail was a wonderful person. I always remember her smiling and being so nice to everyone at Kern.
Mike and Flo Foreman left a message on April 3, 2013:
Rick, Liz, Trey, and family, Mike and I would like to offer our sincere condolences to you at the loss of your wife, mom, and grandmother. We always knew Gail to be such a strong, and caring person. She always had a smile to share. It was so visible the love she had for her kids and grand kids. The fact that she was a country girl at heart had to be the reason I enjoyed being around her. She will be greatly missed by all of us who had the opportunity to be her friend. May God bless you all and keep you strong as you mourn her loss.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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