Pamela Jane Gaunt

Pamela Jane Gaunt, 71, of Fort Valley, VA, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Blue Ridge Hospice Care Center in Winchester, VA.  The funeral mass will be held Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Woodstock, VA.  Interment will occur at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.  A vigil will be held Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at St. John Bosco Catholic Church with a Rosary Service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Mrs. Gaunt was born January 20, 1943, in Latrobe, PA, daughter of the late Harry and Cecilia Johnston of Latrobe.  She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1965 with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Education.  She taught in Glen Burnie, MD; Alexandria, VA; Newport, RI; and at the University of Maryland as a specialist in reading education.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, John Gaunt; her three sons, Andrew Gaunt and his wife, Michelle of Dallas, TX, and their sons, Hayden and Mason; Jonathan Gaunt of Gainesville, FL; and Alexander Gaunt and his wife, Hilary of Strasburg and her son, Zackary.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Judith Bates.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John Bosco Building Fund, 315 N. Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664.

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10 Condolences to Pamela Jane Gaunt

  1. Gary Yerkie says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. If I can do anything, please let me know.

    Gary & Candy

  2. kyle says:

    I’m sorry for your loss, please call if u need anything. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prays

  3. Sue and Dan Reinhard says:

    John – We’re so sorry for your loss. Pam was always such a delight to be around. We’ll keep her in our prayers.

  4. Don Stemmler and Laura says:

    Dear John and Sons,
    We are very sorry for your loss. I also feel the loss of my dear cousin.
    Pam was a great person.
    I wrote to one of Pam’s classmates from Latrobe High School and the classmate’s comment was that she remembered Pam as beautiful but not conceited.

  5. Janet Colt says:

    I am so sorry for your loss and prayers are with you. If you need anything during this trying time, please call.

  6. Bob Devlin says:

    Dear John,

    Pam was such a gift to us all! She showed us how to deal with life’s joys, and with life’s sorrows. What a privilege – to have been married to such a gracious, loving, wonderful lady for 44 years!

    You and your family are in my prayers.

    Bob Devlin

  7. Debbi Dellinger & Steve Parsons says:

    John and Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sadness. Pam was a sweet but strong Lady and we know that her family and her faith sustained her during her long battle with her illness. She always had a smile and a nice word when we spoke. She will be missed but fondly remembered by many. We hope you know that you can call on us for anything, at any time!.

  8. Fr.Wilhelm Ettner says:

    John and Family,Pam was a wonderful and joyful person.Her perserverence amid her suffering and trials will be a continuous source of inspiration for everyone who knew her.She will be greatly missed.May she rest in the peace of Christ forever!Please keep in touch.

  9. Debbie Dangler says:

    John, I am so sorry to hear of Pam’s passing. May the Lord comfort you and your family at this time. Pam was one of the nicest women that I ever knew. She had such a sweet spirit about her. She will be greatly missed.

  10. David Fairbank says:

    John and family,
    Even though I didn’t know you and Pam personally, friends and parishioners have enlightened me with many memories of which they came to know her. Through these, I feel that she was in many ways like my Janet. My prayers are with you in your loss and I know she is now without pain and in the presence of our loving God.