Ernestine "Ernie" Shay Winget, 96, of Raleigh, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012. Born in Belleville, NJ on May 19, 1916, the daughter of Ernest A. and Helen Wintermute Shay, she is survived by her daughter, Judy W. Moreno of Raleigh; grandchildren, Todd Elliott Moreno of Wilmington and Kerri Lynn Kuppler and husband, Robert, of Bordentown, NJ; nieces and nephews, Sheryl Winget, Kathy Milewski and husband, Charles, Michael and Mark Milewski, all of PA; 3 great grandchildren; Alex Elliott Thomas, Abigail Nicole Kuppler and Ryan Charles Kuppler; grandson-in-law, Stephen Thomas; and brother-in-law, Donald Winget and wife, B.J.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Elliott "Whitey" Winget, on July 30, 1989 and granddaughter, Kim Nicole Thomas.
Before coming to NC in 1979, Ernie was employed by the Morris County Welfare Board in Morristown, NJ and then retired after 23 years from Moretrench American Corp in Rockaway, NJ. She was secretary at the Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church from 1981-1984. As a member of Cary Presbyterian Church, she was treasurer for WOC and a member of Ruth Circle. Ernie was also a member of Triple F Group from the time of its inception in 1982 and served as secretary for 10 years. She served as Portrait Chairperson of the International Order of Wooden Money Collectors for 4 years and was a member of the Swift Creek Exchangettes.
The family will receive friends starting at 1:00p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Cary Presbyterian Church followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh.
Flowers are appreciated or contributions in memory of Ernie may be made to Cary Presbyterian Church, 614 Griffis St., Cary, NC 27511 or The Compassionate Friends Inc., Wake County Chapter, PO Box 6602, Raleigh, NC 27628.
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