Gwendolyn A. Culp, 95, of North Charleroi, passed away peacefully on May 10 th, 2020 with her family by her side. Gwen was born on February 1 st, 1925 in Mitcham Surrey England, the daughter of the late William & Ellen (Goad) Gear. While living in England she was employed by British Civil Service and volunteered as a “Fire Watcher” during air raids in World War II. In 1947 she married Ethan A. Culp in Charleroi and was married for 67 years. She was an active member of the First Christian Church and was Deaconess Emeritus. Gwen was a volunteer at the Charleroi Food Bank for many years and enjoyed knitting, sewing and painting crafts. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Gwen is survived by her Daughters; Sharon (Thomas) Griffith of Fallowfield, & Taryn (Robert) Grant of Fallowfield. Two sisters Joan (Dennis) Miles of Surrey England & Maureen Elton of London England. Grandchildren; Melanie Griffith, Michelle (Tom) Grias, Malinda Griffith, Christopher Grant, Chelsea (Randall) Risch & great-grandchildren William (Tommy) and Alexis Grias. Brother-in-law Charles Culp and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents Gwendolyn is preceded in death by her husband Ethan Allen “Bud” Culp and sister Ivy (Wilfred) Longland.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, services will be private for the immediate family only. Interment will occur at Lafayette Memorial Park. Arrangements were entrusted to the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made in Gwendolyn’s name to the Greater Washington County Food Bank 909 National Pike W, Brownsville, PA 15417. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrockhogan.com
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