Gilbert Shopland Allwine

February 2, 1920February 13, 2013

Gilbert Shopland Allwine, 93, a resident of McGaheysville passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.

He was born on February 2, 1920 in Washington, DC, and was the son of the late Henry F. and Florence Shopland Allwine, and step-mother, Lona Allwine.

Gilbert was a resident of Seabrook, MD until moving to McGaheysville in 1987. He graduated from Washington, DC schools and had been employed with Western Electric for over 50 years. He was a member of the McGaheysville and Landover Hills, MD fire departments and was of the Lutheran faith. During WWII he served in the US Navy.

His wife, Anna Grace Figard Allwine, preceded him in death on September 10, 2001.

He is survived by three children, Ronald F. Allwine and wife, Darlene, of Penn Laird, Donna J. Ganjei and husband, Michael, of Potomac, MD, and Cheryl L. McGrory and husband, James, of McGaheysville; and three grandchildren, Kelly, Justin and Jonathan Ganjei.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Allwine and step-sister, Camille.

Services will be held Monday, February 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm, at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, MD.

Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting


  • Services Monday, February 18, 2013

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(Cousin) Linda (Leapley) Peterson

February 20, 2013

I am so very sorry to hear of Uncle Gilberts passing. Please know that my prayers and thoughts are with you all.

February 18, 2013

Ron, Donna, and Cheryl...I was sorry to learn of the passing of your dad...I hold such fond memories of him as I was growing up with majorettes, the fire department, and the bay...thinking of you...Kathy Haig


February 17, 2013


February 16, 2013

To the family of Mr Allwine , May the God of comfort be with you all to comfort your hearts at this time of sadness,God bless you all.

Sharon Smith

February 15, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.