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Mr. Douglas Wivell

Mr. Douglas Allen Wivell, 25 of King William Road, Aylett, Va., died Sunday, Oct. 15, in a kayak accident on the Rappahannock River in Tappahanock, Va.  Born June 26, 1975, in Gettysburg, Pa., he was a son of Bernard R. Wivell of Rocky Ridge, and the late Betty L. Pittinger Wivell.  He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Emmitsburg.

He was a 1993 graduate of Catoctin High School. He also graduated in 1999 from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.  At the time of his death he was a teacher at Hamilton Holmes Middle School, King William, Va.

In addition to his father, he is survived by five sisters, Sherry Utz of Texas, Connie J. Peresada of Chantilly, Va., Cathy A.. Papas of Sabillasville, Carolyn L. Wivell of New Market, and Sadre E. Paparo of New Oxford, Pa.; one brother, Steven E. Wivell of Thurmont; and a number of nieces.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Michael L. Wivell.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct 19, at Trinity United Methodist Church, with his pastor the Rev. Julian Tavenner officiating, assisted by the Rev. James Fisher.  Interment in Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery.

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