2017-12-06 / Obituaries

Ercel V. Cain


Ercel Vernon Cain, age 81, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at his daughter’s home in Carvel Beach, Md.

Born December 9, 1935 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Floyd and Laura Ann Fritzman Cain.

He was a member of South Berkeley Church of Christ. He was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High School and retired after 32 years of service as a lineman with Potomac Edison.

Ercel enjoyed gardening and crabbing.

Surviving are his children, Rodney Eugene Cain and his wife Felicia of Hickory, N.C., Melody Cain Lefebvre and her husband Ronald of Carvel Beach, Md., and Andrew Michael Cain and his wife Tabitha of Salem, Va.; one sister, Gladys Douglas of Falling Waters, W.Va.; one brother, Glenn Cain of Berkeley Springs; three grandchildren, Jessica Marie Cain of Hickory, N.C., Christina Marie Lefebvre of Carvel Beach, Md., and Carson Andrew Cain of Salem, Va., and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Marie Beddow Cain on June 5, 1990; two sisters, Helen Montgomery and Zella Ruth Cain and six brothers, Lawrence, Raymond, Virgil, Stanley, Cletus and Hammond Cain.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Interment will be in Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery Association, % John Turner, 235 Mill Farm Trail, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.helsleyjohnsonfh.com.

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