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Longtime business and community leader passes

January 6th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Funeral services will be held Monday for John Workmeister, Jr. who passed away Wednesday ar the age of 77.  John graduated from Allegany High School in 1957 and attended Washington and Jefferson College and Potomac State College before returning to Cumberland to join his father and uncle at Wiebel and Workmeister, predecessor to Workmeister Insurance Agency, Inc., and Coldwell Banker Workmeister Realtors.  Over the course of his career, he served as president of the Cumberland Board of Realtors and president of the Allegany County Chapter of the Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland. He was a proud member of the US Army Reserve. Visitors will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home at 202 Greene St., Cumberland on Monday, January 9 from 1-3 PM . The funeral service will follow at 3 PM, with Rev. David Wright, officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.


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