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Gustave O. Quertinmont

July 13, 1922 - June 21, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date June 24, 2016

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm.

 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 11:00 am with Reverend Brian Plum officiating.

 

Interment will be in the WV National Cemetery, where full military graveside rites will be accorded.

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Gustave O. “Gus” Quertinmont, 93, of Bridgeport, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Quertinmont was born in Buckhannon on July 13, 1922, a son of the late Gustave J. and Francine J. Quinette Quertinmont..  He is survived by his wife, Shirley Shinn Quertinmont, whom he married on June 24, 1975.

 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Michael Quertinmont and his wife Diane of Kaysville, UT and John Quertinmont and his wife Vickie of Crystal River, FL; two daughters, Sharon Leszun and her husband John of Weirton and Brenda Turner and her husband Donald of Morgantown; three bonus sons, Frank Warthan, Jr. of Kennesaw, GA, Mark Warthan of Lenexa, KS, and Michael Warthan of Hepler, KS; one brother, Henry Page Quertinmont and his wife Lucille of Bridgeport; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren.

 

Gus was a 1941 graduate of Buckhannon High School and was Tech Sergeant with the United States Marine Corps during WWII. He was a retired glass cutter with 32 years of service at Pittsburgh Plate Glass in both Clarksburg and Creighton, PA, and was a Foreman at Fourco Glass Company Jerry Run.

 

Gus was a lifetime member of the Meuse Argonne Post 573 VFW and a 50 year member of Bridgeport Lodge #63 AF & AM, a 32 degree Mason.  He enjoyed anything to do with outside work, reading, working puzzles, lunches and breakfasts with his buddies and most of all visiting.  Gus never met a stranger.  He was given the title of Mayor of his neighborhood, and made his rounds making sure everything was neat and clean.

 

Gus was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, where he belonged to the Men’s group, and in earlier years attended prayer breakfast, sang in the Men’s Choir, was active in Men’s Sunday School Class, and Bible study group.  He took part in various programs, and was noted for making people laugh.

 

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm, where funeral services will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 11:00 am with Reverend Brian Plum officiating.  Interment will be in the WV National Cemetery, where full military graveside rites will be accorded.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Gus’ name to the Calvary United Methodist Church, 327 S. 22nd Street, Clarksburg, WV  26301.

 

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com  A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

 

 

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