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July 2, 2013

Dear Shipmates,





  Dan-Monica Bartram


MNC (Ret.) Fred Daniel Bartram and Monica M. Bartram both of Fort Gay, WV. Monica passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at her home in Fort Gay, WV. and her beloved husband Dan joined her in their journey on  Sunday, June 30, 2013. Dan passed away at the Emogene Dolin Hospice House in Huntington, WV.   

They both have went to be with their beloved son; William Thomas Bartram.

Monica was the daughter of Mary and Joseph Grady of Yonkers, New York. She was born August 20, 1938. Dan was born July 7, 1934 the son of late James Bartram and Mae Salmons Bartram.

Surviving is a loving son; James Daniel Bartram of Seattle, WA. and a daughter-in-law; Jo Ellen Bartram of Hampton, VA. Grandchildren; James D.T. Bartram of Seattle, WA., who was a care giver for both in their final months of sickness, Mathew Joseph Bartram of Seattle, WA., Katy Bartram of Washington, D.C., Kelly Jo Bartram of Hampton, VA., and Chelsea Bartram Barry of Charleston, S.C. and one great granddaughter; Indy Bartram of Everett, WA.

Dan and Monica are also survived by brothers and sisters; William H. (Susan) Bartram of Grove City, Ohio, Sally (John) Wilson of Louisa, KY., Ella Bert (Rolla) Wagner of Thorton, CO., James N. (Judy) Bartram of Fort Gay, WV., Lexie Mae (Donald) Proctor of Chillicothe, OH., and David (Jane) Bartram of Huntington, WV. Dan was preceded in death by a brother; Glen R. Bartram, but his loving wife Peggy was a sister to Dan and Monica. Monica's sister; Rosemary preceded her in death along with brothers; Frank Grady, Thomas Grady, and Joseph Grady, her step-brother Billie Denehy survives them.

Dan and Monica is also survived by a loving family of many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews, and many friends and wonderful neighbors. Both were always looking forward to visits from family as well as friends and all were welcomed into their home. The entire family extends a special thanks to nieces; Beatrice Bartram-Dahl and Glenna Bartram who helped guide both in their medical care the past few years. Family also wishes to thank the staff at Cabell-Huntington Hospital and St. Mary's Medical Center for the care they received in their final weeks.

Funeral services will at 2p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Ratcliffe officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday 6-9 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Damron Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV. on the property owned by Dan and Monica.


 The Funeral Home has no guest book. You may wish to offer condolences on this double tragedy to son and grandson, both named Jim, at (304) 648-7039. Cards or notes of support can be directed to the family at Fred and Monica's home at:


Bartram Family

32-207  Rt 52

 Fort Gay, WV 25514   



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Does anyone arriving in Seattle at the SeaTac airport want to car pool or coordinate their travels to Whidbey Island? I'll be happy to put folks in touch with one another.








Respectfully submitted,


 Derick S. Hartshorn



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