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Charlotte Eller

Charlotte Jenks Eller

Saturday, November 22nd, 1941 - Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Charlotte Jenks Eller died Monday, September 30, 2019 at Lynn Care Center in Front Royal, VA.

The Funeral Mass will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Stephen Holmes officiating. A reception will follow in Muldowney Hall at the church.

She graduated from Seton Hill College in 1964 with majors in history and English. Ms. Eller also graduated from Strasburg High School in 1960.

She taught English and journalism for about six years to eleventh and twelfth graders and was the advisor to the school paper, the Wood Post.

Following her teaching career, she spent nearly 40 years as the bureau chief and reporter for the Northern Virginia Daily followed by several years as a freelance writer for the Winchester Star

Surviving are three nieces, Julia Dyer, Kathleen D. Freed, and Rebecca H. Kendrick.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Brantley Eller and Julia Jenks Eller, and three older sisters, Mondia Eller Dyer, Sophia Eller Howell, and Sarah F. Eller.

Burial will be in Campbell County, Virginia in the family burial plot adjacent to Mount Hermon Methodist Church.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
    Address
    130 Keating Drive
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
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    Officiant
    Rev. Stephen Holmes
  • Interment

    Location
    Mount Hermon Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Lynch Station, Virginia
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  • Reception

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 |
    When
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
    Location
    Muldowney Hall at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
    Address
    Address Not Available
    The reception will follow the Funeral Mass.

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Rhonda Lancaster

Posted at 08:19am
I traveled the reverse career path from Charlotte. I started as a news reporter and then went into teaching, where I've now been for 15 years. However, I wouldn't have experienced the success I did as a news reporter without Charlotte's kindness. We worked for different papers, but she took this cub reporter under her wing on several occasions, not worrying about sharing contacts or missing out on an exclusive. I suppose the teacher in her never left. She wanted me to be a responsible journalist with an understanding of the important role the media plays in the knowledge base of the community. I hope she knew how much I appreciated these small gestures.
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Norman Mann

Posted at 10:24am
The night we spent together...
In January 1972 I created and started WINC Radio’s “All Night” Show. Prior to this the station signed off-the-air at midnight. I attribute much of the popularity and success of the show to Charlotte. She came to the studio during my show and after several hours of taking notes, wrote a very complimentary ¾ page article for The Northern Virginia Daily Newspaper. I still have and cherish the article and am thankful for the night she spent with me.
Norman Mann
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Theresa Wissemann

Posted at 01:03pm
Miss Eller's Family: Our thoughts are with you during this difficult journey, and we pray good memories will ease your sadness.
God Bless! Theresa (Larrick) & Howie Wissemann-Denver, CO
JWHS 1968
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Dean Nuri (Newman)

Posted at 06:10pm
Charlotte made a great impact on my life. Her selfless generosity led her to come to the aid of a young pregnant woman who was existing in poverty and in a dangerous living situation. Charlotte took her into her own home and initiated a network of people to give her assistance. Eventually I became part of that network and the young woman and I became best friends. That woman, more than a year later became my wife and the love of my life. We enjoyed forty-four years of an extended honeymoon until my wife’s death last year. As attested in the other memorials, there are many others whose lives have been blessed by having known or been influenced by Charlotte. I know she has been greeted by the words, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.”
VH

Victoria Seaman Headley

Posted at 10:43am
What a loss. Miss Eller was my senior English teacher at James Wood. She was always thoughtful and encouraging. I admired and respected her because she cared, and things mattered to her. She was indeed "one of a kind".
Later, I would see her occasionally when I worked downtown, when the NVD office was in that old stone building on Boscawen St., and she always stopped to say hello. I will miss her.
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