June M. Mayhugh, 92, of Warrenton, passed away peacefully October 3, 2021, at the Blue Ridge Christian Home near Bealeton.
She was born on June 17, 1929, in Washington, D.C., to the late John Robert and Elizabeth Estelle Williams Manuel.
She married to John W. Mayhugh on June 27, 1953, and they enjoyed 62 years together until his passing in 2015.
She is survived by her son, Doug Mayhugh and wife Janice of Culpeper; her daughter, Lisa A. Gargiulo and husband Nicolas of Warrenton; seven grandchildren, Rebecca L. M. Delaney and husband Michael, Diane M. Coles and husband Stewart, Kelly M. Owen and husband Scotty, Stacy E. Bowser and husband David, Caspar A. Velasco, Eva E. Velasco and Marcus J. Velasco; two step-grandchildren, Nicolas and Julia Gargiulo; four great-grandchildren, Claire E. Delaney, Catherine J. Delaney, Maya J. Coles and Natalie Owen, and numerous nieces and nephews.
June grew up in Washington, D.C. Her family moved to Nokesville in 1943 and she graduated from Brentsville District High School in 1947. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a minor in music from Madison College (now JMU) in 1952. She began teaching at Nokesville Elementary School and later taught in Arlington County while her husband was stationed at Fort Belvoir.
June and John in 1956 moved to Warrenton, where she began her role as a homemaker for her growing family. She enjoyed playing the piano and was an accomplished seamstress who made all the costumes for Lisa’s ballet performances. She was a reading specialist for Fauquier County Public Schools and did substitute teaching on occasion. She was secretary for M & M Consulting Inc., the family business, for many years.
June was a member of the Greenwich Presbyterian Church, where she sang in the choir. She participated in a women’s Bible study with the Warrenton Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Warrenton United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir until her failing health issues prevented her from doing so. She sang with the Warrenton Chorale for many years.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Mayhugh was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Wayne Manuel.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, October 17, from at the Greenwich Presbyterian Church with the funeral to follow in the old chapel. Interment will take place in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenwich Presbyterian Church, 15305 Vint Hill Road, Nokesville, Va. 20181.
The family would like to thank Sandra Northam and her staff for June’s care at home and the staff at Blue Ridge Christian Home for their compassionate care of June during the past two years.
Condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com