John Frank Dellinger
was born on 13 April 1858 at Shenandoah Co., Virginia
. He was the son of Augustine Austin Dellinger
and Leah Rebecca Ryan
. John Frank Dellinger was The following is from an email dated 27 Sept. 2007 from Aubey Dellinger.
The original owner of Dellingers Funeral home was J.Frank Dellinger. who started it in 1883, He died and his son Vernon Lee (who went by Pete) took over Pete died in 1968, he had one son Elwood who had no children and one daughter married a Heishman and her descendants are now running the Funeral home, There is one in Woodstock Va, one in Mt.Jackson Va and one in New Market Va. Pete had another daughter that married a Kagey and some of them I believe are also working in the funeral home.
The following is an email sent by Dale K. Faber, dated 1 Oct. 2007:
Dellinger Funeral Home's of Shenandoah County, Virginia
General information compiled by: Dale K. Faber
The original owner of the Dellinger Funeral Home was John Frank
Dellinger born 4/13/1858 Shenandoah County, Virginia, died
10/27/1919. He was the son of Augustine & Lean/Leannah
Dellinger. He started the J. Frank Dellinger Funeral Home in 1883 in
Hamburg, Shenandoah Co., Virginia. I don't know when this location
In 1909 J. Frank Dellinger opened a business in Mt. Jackson,
Shenandoah Co., Virginia & was named J. Frank Dellinger Funeral Home. In 1916 Vernon Lee "Pete" Dellinger opened a business in Conicville, Shenandoah County, Virginia. In 1916 J. Frank Dellinger changed the name of the business to Dellinger & Son Funeral Home. In 1939 Vernon Lee "Pete" Dellinger bought out the Frank Fravel Funeral business in Woodstock, Shenandoah Co., Virginia opening day was August 30 & 31, 1940. In 1947 Vernon Lee "Pete" Dellinger bought the
S. P. Lonas property, then known as Ford Saum residence, in Mt. Jackson & converted it into the funeral home for Mt. Jackson . After J. Frank Dellinger died on 10/27/1919 his son Vernon Lee "Pete" Dellinger
born 6/17/1889 Shenandoah Co., Virginia took over the funeral home.
Vernon Lee "Pete" Dellinger died in 1968, he had one son Elwood Lee
Dellinger who had no children, two daughter's: Marguerite Dellinger
who married Stanley Kagey & Sadie Elizabeth Dellinger born 4/13/1917
Conicville, Shenandoah Co., Virginia & died 1/18/1999 she married
Clyde Washington Heishman. Sadie Heishman's descendents
are now running the funeral home. There are now three Dellinger
Funeral Home's located in Woodstock, Mt. Jackson & New Market,
Shenandoah County, Virginia. The Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock
in run by Stephen Dennis Heishman a grandson of Clyde & Sadie
Heishman & son of C. Dennis Heishman. It is believed
that some of the descendents of J. Frank Dellinger's daughter
Marguerite Kagey are also working in some of the Dellinger Funeral Home's. In 1883. He died on 27 October 1919 at age 61.