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John Mack Winter, Jr.

January 8, 1936 February 26, 2019
John Mack Winter, Jr.
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Obituary for John Mack Winter, Jr.

John Mack Winter Jr., age 83, of New Windsor, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Long View Healthcare Center, Manchester. Born January 8, 1936 in Peru, Nebraska, he was the son of the late John M. Winter Sr. and Clara Catherine Wolfanger Winter. He was the husband of Mary Jo Pond Winter, his wife of 47 years.
John was a graduate of MIT, where he attended as a recipient of a full scholarship from Westinghouse Science Talent Search, won representing the state of South Dakota. At MIT he was in the ROTC program and he was honorably discharged as a captain with the Army Signal Corps. He attended graduate school at the University of Wisconsin and received his master’s degree and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He was previously employed with Westinghouse at Linthicum and Marvalaud Inc. of New Windsor. He served as an associate professor at Johns Hopkins and was involved in research at the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation. Following retirement he did part time research at Aberdeen Proving Ground. John was formerly an active member and past president of the New Windsor Lions Club. He enjoyed traveling in the United States and was a creative problem solver.
In addition to his wife he is survived by children, John M. Winter III of Locust Grove, VA, Timothy C. Winter of Frederick, Mary S. Reddick-Elick and husband Jim of Union Bridge and Daniel K. Winter and wife Megan of Monroe, WA; 7 grandchildren, Barry, Hollie and John, Kaitlin, Jacqueline and Alexander, and Sarah; brother-in-law, George Merkel of Springfield, VA and nephew, William Merkel and wife Gayle of Charleston, SC. He was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Merkel.
A memorial celebration service will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 200 Main St., New Windsor, 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 6, with Rev. Shari McCourt, church pastor, officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.
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St. Paul United Methodist Church

200 Main Street
New Windsor, MD 21776

St. Paul United Methodist Church
200 Main Street New Windsor 21776 MD
United States

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Carroll Hospice

292 Stoner Avenue
Westminster, MD 21157

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