Christine Irene Bayne, 69, of Lake Wynonah passed away peacefully in her home in the presence of her husband on Thursday, June 28th. Christine was born in Reading on July 19, 1948, the daughter of the late Virginia (Finkbone) and Charles Knarr. She was the wife of Gary L. Bayne. They would have celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on September 15th.
Christine graduated from Blue Mountain Academy in 1966 and then attended Andrews University.
She loved teaching, especially teaching the Bible and nature, but her grandchildren were her priority in life. She was musically gifted, playing numerous musical instruments, inspiring her children and grandchildren to play and enjoy music.
Christine is survived by her two daughters: Shana, wife of Erik Love, and Trena, wife of Bob Murphy. She is also survived by her brothers Thomas, Edward, Kenneth, Daniel and Timothy Knarr. Her grandchildren are Ashley and James Dietz, Patrick and Corbi McGovern, Brandon Love, Justin Millard, and Alexandra Murphy.
She is now resting with her sister Sandra, brother Ronald, and infant brother Timmy.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, July 8th at 2 pm at the Hamburg Community Seventh-day Adventist Church in Hamburg with Pastor Alex DuBee officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hamburg Community Seventh-day Adventist Church, 22 Willow Road, Hamburg, PA 19526. Contributions will go for the support of Adventist World Radio.
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22 Willow Road, Hamburg PA 19526