June Zinn Elsey, age 102, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg. Mrs. Elsey was born on February 5, 1917, in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late Melvin “Chick” and Goldie Zinn.
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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John H. Elsey on August 19, 2010; one brother, Melvin Zinn; and one niece, Joyce Judge.
Mrs. Elsey is survived by her step-son, John Thomas “Tom” Elsey and wife Donna of Bridgeport; two granddaughters: Samantha Elsey Taylor and husband Tim of Pittsburgh and Dr. Jaclyn Elsey Rominger and husband Johnnie of Bridgeport; nephew, Melvin “Buddy” Zinn of Martinsburg; two nieces: Harriett West of McKeesport, PA and Sharon Wasiecko of Richmond, VA; as well as many other nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Elsey attended Alta Vista Grade School, Central Junior High School, and was a graduate of Washington-Irving High School, Class of 1935. She went on to graduate from St. Mary’s School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
During World War II, June was a Nurse in the United States Navy, stationed in Florida. She was employed as a Registered Nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in Clarksburg for many years and also a Nurse at Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company for many years until her retirement in 1975.
John and June were both life-long residents of Clarksburg, having both grown up in Broad Oaks. They were active members of Broad Oaks United Methodist Church for many years. They were one of the first residents of Maplewood Retirement Facility in Bridgeport and lived there for 19 years. After moving to Bridgeport, they became members of the Bridgeport United Methodist Church.
Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 4 until 8pm. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 11am. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens where Full Military Graveside Honors will be accorded. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in June's Memory to the Bridgeport UMC 251 Worthington Dr. Bridgeport, WV 26330. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Elsey Family during this time.