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Front Royal/Warren County EDA Announce Passing of Chairwoman Patty Wines

12 July 2017 News


With deep sadness, the Front Royal/Warren County Economic Development Authority announces the passing of its Chairwoman, Patty Wines.

Patricia S. Wines died on the morning of July 11, 2017 after an extended illness, and the Board of Directors and staff are deeply saddened by her death. She served on the EDA Board of Directors for 16 years, and became its Chairwoman in 2008.

“Patty Wines was the ever-present voice of reason and determination in guiding the EDA toward its goal,” said Greg Drescher, incoming Chairman. “Her focus and dedication to the good work of the Economic Development Authority will be missed.”

“Patty Wines was one of the most dedicated women I’ve ever known,” said Jennifer McDonald, Executive Director of the Economic Development Authority. “She was a consummate volunteer and participant in her beloved community. She stayed the course, devoted her energy to the betterment of Front Royal and Warren County, worked hard until the end and never swayed from her devotion.  She will always be a mentor and guiding light. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.”


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