Austin Joseph (Tip) McKenzie

Austin Joseph (Tip) McKenzie

Male 1917 - 2003  (86 years)

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  • Name Austin Joseph (Tip) McKenzie 
    Born 7 Nov 1917  Avilton, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Dec 2003  Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Austin J. "Tip" MCKENZIE, born 7 Nov 1917, Avilton, Garrett Co., Maryland; married Betty Grace WERNER; died 10 Dec 2003, Finzel, Garrett Co., Maryland.

      FINZEL — Austin J. “Tip” McKenzie, 86, passed on to his next life, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at his home in Finzel, after a brave battle with lymphatic cancer. Born in Avilton, he was the son of the late Raymond and Lula (Robison) McKenzie. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Gilbert “Gib” McKenzie; one sister, Celia Dugan; and a beloved son, John Joseph McKenzie. Mr. McKenzie was a retired laborer and had been a member of Laborers Local 616 for 40 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and during the war “Tip” participated in the landing at Normandy and fought in various campaigns in the liberation of Europe. He received eight medals for his valor, including the Silver Star and the most recent being the Jubilee of Liberty medal issued by the city of Versailles, France. Surviving are his wife, Betty Grace (Werner) McKenzie; two sons, Keith McKenzie and wife Tracy, and Kenneth Rosenberger and wife Doris, all of Finzel; six grandchildren, Julie Bittinger and husband Timmy, Kevin McKenzie and wife Stephanie, Jina McKenzie and boyfriend Jason Malone, Jesse Rosenberger, and Amy and Beth McKenzie; six great-grandchildren, Haley and Austin McKenzie, Leah and John Bittinger, and Abbie and Mariska McKenzie; two brothers, Leonard McKenzie and wife Virginia, Finzel, and Paul McKenzie and wife Shirley, Avilton; two sisters, Ann Fowler, Meadow Mountain, and Mary Emma Warnick, Mount Clemons, Mich.; and one daughter-in-law, Judith Linthicum McKenzie, LaVale. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, on Friday. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 9 a m. with the Rev. Father William Moody officiating. Interment will be in the Finzel Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at graveside by the American Legion Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Rudy Shockey, Michael Shockey, Stevie McKenzie, Eric McKenzie, Jason Malone and Tim Bittinger. Cumberland Times-News, Thursday, December 11, 2003

      He was buried on 14 Dec 2003 in Finzel Cemetery, Finzel, Garrett Co., Maryland.
    Person ID I03139  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 

    Father Raymond Francis (Flavin) P. McKenzie,   b. 4 Jul 1885, Avilton, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1971, Lanaconing, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Luella Myrtle Robeson,   b. 14 Jun 1891, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1960, Avilton, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Jul 1907  Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Grace Werner,   b. 21 Sep 1924,   d. Aft 2003  (Age > 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Kenneth J. Rosenberger,   b. Private  [private]
     2. John Joseph McKenzie,   b. 19 Sep 1946,   d. 7 Jul 1980, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     3. Keith McKenzie,   b. Private  [private]
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F01826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Austin (Tip) McKenzie Jubilee of Liberty
    Austin (Tip) McKenzie Jubilee of Liberty

    Headstones
    Gravestone of Austin Joseph (Tip) McKenzie (b. 1917) and Betty Grace Werner (b. 1924)
    Gravestone of Austin Joseph (Tip) McKenzie (b. 1917) and Betty Grace Werner (b. 1924)
    Finzel Cemetery, Garrett Co., Maryland
    Gravestone of Austin Joseph McKenzie
    Gravestone of Austin Joseph McKenzie
    Finzel Cemetery, Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland


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