HANOVER Alan G. Winand, 71, husband of Carolyn Baumgardner Winand, passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, December 10, 2012 following a courageous struggle with pancreatic cancer. Born on February 22, 1941, in Hanover, he was a son of the late Dale E. and Anna R. Goodfellow Winand. He was a proud graduate of the Williamson Trade School, Class of 1960 in Media. He began his career at Hanover Tool Co. and later worked in Research and Development at both New Way Packaging and Chemetron Corporation. He started his own business in home repair which led to the opening of Winand's Pool and Spa Center. Active in the Boy Scouts of America, he received the Vigil Honor and the Order of the Arrow. Earning his Eagle Scout Award as a young man, he later mentored other scouts by his service as an Explorer Advisor for Post #102 and Scout Master for Troop #104 in Hanover. He was a lifelong member of Trinity United Church of Christ and an avid Penn State Football fan. He was a member of the BPOE #763, enjoying their Friday night dinners; and was a skilled woodworker, making rocking horses for his grandchildren. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 50 years, are three children, James Dale Winand, Amy Ehrhart and her husband, Bill, all of Hanover, and Dr. David Alan Winand and his wife, Dr. Nancy Winand, of Lancaster; ten grandchildren, James Winand, II, Luke Winand, Emily and Elizabeth Ehrhart, Dale, Nancy, Mary, Autumn, and David and Christopher Winand; one brother, Philip D. Winand and his wife, Sally, of Hanover; and a nephew, Dr. Andrew Winand. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Cpt. John Winand. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity United Church of Christ, 116 York St., Hanover, with The Rev. Brenda K. Marin officiating. Burial will be held privately. The family will receive friends at a viewing from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Panebaker Funeral Home, Inc., 311 Broadway, Hanover. In addition to other memorials, contributions may be made to Williamson Trade School, Office of Institutional Advancement, 106 S. New Middletown Rd. Media, PA 19063. Expressions of sympathy may be shared by visiting www.PanebakerFuneralHome.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Dec. 11, 2012