John Emil Ginter

August 16, 2012

John Emil Ginter, age 96, originally from New York City, passed away August 16, 2012, in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born March 9, 1916, in Nyack, NY, the son of John and Marie Bach Ginter.

He was a graduate of Newton High School in Elmhurst, Long Island, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He retired as a Lieutenant Coronel in the US Army Corps of Engineers and as an Interior Business Designer for Mohasco Corp.

He served on the Broadalbin School Board for 26 years and was elected president of the NY State School Board Association. He was a charter member of the Broadalbin Volunteer Ambulance Corps and was active in church and community affairs in Broadalbin and in West Virginia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Peg Ginter, and his son, Jay Ginter.

Survivors include brother Ken (Flo) Ginter of Florida, daughter, Carolyn (David) Dalzell of Moundsville, WV, daughter-in-law Jane Ginter of Juneau, Alaska; four grandchildren, William (Susie) Dalzell of Dayton, OH, Elizabeth (John) Selvey of New York, NY, Jason Ginter and Sarah Ginter, both of Juneau, Alaska, and three great grandchildren.

The family can be contacted at 1203 6th St, Moundsville, WV 26041.