John V. Mullendore, 83
AUG. 31, 1929-MAY 21, 2013
John V. Mullendore (Submitted photo / May 22, 2013)
Born Aug. 31, 1929, in Boonsboro, Md., he was the son of the late Albertus Daniel Mullendore and Frances Young Alexander Mullendore.
John was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War, and a member of Joseph C. Herbert American Legion Post 222 of Clear Spring.
He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, Md., in 1958, with a bachelor of science degree in physics and math.
He retired from the University of Maryland, College Park, physics department in 1990 as a senior project engineer. John attended Capital Radio Engineering School, and was the director of Tri-County Council.
John is survived by his wife, Deanna Jean Shupp Mullendore of Clear Spring; a daughter, Leslie Anne Chaney and husband, Eric; a son, Joseph D. Mullendore and wife, Joanna; a sister, Louella Irene Davis; a brother, Stuart (Lynn) Mullendore; a grandson, Lear S. Mullendore; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Alberta Frances Zeigler.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
A memorial service will be Friday, May 24, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Clear Spring. The Rev. John Toms will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association of Maryland, 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201 or American Chestnut Foundation (www.mdtacf.org), American Chapter, c/o Barbara Knapp, secretary, 21900 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, MD 21876.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc. of Clear Spring is privileged to serve the family.