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Miscellaneous Obituaries - Various Surnames - 2

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Date: Saturday, 16 July 2016, at 10:24 a.m.

Kenneth D. Veihdeffer
HYDE - Kenneth D. Veihdeffer, 63, of 1819 Washington Ave., Hyde, a businessman in that community, an Army veteran and a prisoner of war for 26 months during the Korean Conflict, died at his home Saturday, Feb. 9, 1991.
He had been the owner-operator of Ken's Barber and Beauty Shop in Hyde since 1957 and was currently a foreman at Howe's Leather Co. in the furnishing department.
He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, the United Commercial Travelers Philipsburg Council No. 621, life member of the Hyde Volunteer Fire Co., member of the Old Town Sportsmen's Association, the Clearfield County Volunteer Firemens's Association, and the American Ex-Prisoners of War Inc., Southern Alleghenies Chapeter.
He was born in Clearield July 18, 1927, a son of Fred and Virginia (Shubert) Veihdeffer.
He is survived by his wife, the former Gloria L. Fetters whom he married Sept. 6, 1960, a son Kenneth L. Veihdeffer, Curwensville R.D., and a daughter, Karen L. Veihdeffer, at home.
These brothers and sisters survive:
Elizabeth Haversack, James Veihdeffer, Howard Veihdeffer, Robert Veihdeffer and Regis Veihdeffer, all of Hyde; Charles Veihdeffer, Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Katherine Hertzog, Williamsport.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Leonard.
Mass of Christian Burial will be said at St. Francis Catholic Chuch, Clearfield, on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. with Father John B. Jacquel as the celebrant.
Interment will be in Crown Crest Memorial Park. Military honors at the graveside will be by members of the Clearfield American Legion and VFW Posts.
Friends may call at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home Inc., Clearield, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and until the hour of services on Wednesday.
A Christian Vigil Service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday.
The family suggests that contributions be made to either the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

William D. Moore
WOODLAND - Funeral services for William D. Moore, 65, of Egypt, Woodland R.D., will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home Inc., Clearfield.
The Rev. David G. Martin will officiate and interment will be in the Egypt Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday until the hour of services.
Mr. Moore died at Clearfield Hospital on Monday, Feb. 22, 1993.
He was born in Phoenixville on Dec. 18, 1927, a son of William and Sophia Moore.
He was affiliated with the Victory Baptist Church, was a member of the Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf and had been employed at Clearfield Truckstops.
He is survived by his wife, L. Pauline (Graham) Moore and these children: Alan L. Moore, Clearfield; Brenda A. Bungo, Sunrise, Fla.; Charlene A. Crystal, Florence, S.C., and Drew C. Moore, Grampian.
Two grandaughters, Christine Moore and Kylei Moore, also survive as do these brothers and sister:
Thomas Moore, Anthony Moore and Rita Hinkle, Phoenixville, and Andrew Moore, Morristown.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Joseph Moore.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Victory Baptist Church, P.O. Box 931, Clearfield, Pa. 16830

William H. Caldwell
GRAMPIAN - Funeral services for William H. "Pickle" Caldwell, 74, of R.D. 1, Grampian, who died Thursday, Jan. 27, 1994, at the Altoona Veterans' Administration Hospital, will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc., Curwensville, on Monday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Donald E. Drake officiating.
Interment will be in the Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
Born Oct. 2, 1919, in Stronach, Grampian R.D., he was the son of Henry and Mary Gertrude (Phillips) Caldwell.
Mr. Caldwell had been employed as a clay miner and was retired from the North American Refractories Co. in Curwensville. He was also an Army veteran of World War II.
He was a member of the National Rifle Association; the Pennsylvania Trappers Assosciation; the Moshannon Valley Forest Fire Fighters Association; and the Grampian Penn Bloom Volunteer Fire Co.
Mr. Caldwell was an avid sportsman and outdoorsman.
Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. LeRoy (Cynthia) Fye of Curwensville; three grandchildren, Mrs. Drew (Tracy) Moore of Hepburnia, Jackie Fye and Shawn Fye, both at home; and two great-granddaughters, Heather Hepfer and Kylei Moore.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Maude Spencer and Dorothy Kellgren; and one niece, Betty Olszewski.
He was the last member of his immediate family.

Duane E. Jury
SOMERSET - Duane E. Jury, 63, of Somerset R.D., died Tuesday Dec. 27, at Somerset Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 14, 1925, in Clearfield, he was a son of Elmer and Hope (Murray) Jury.
He is survived by a step-mother, Pearl Shubert Jury of Florida; his wife of 39 years, Marcelean Dixon; two sons, CPO Tim D. Jury of Cubi Point, Philippines, U.S. Navy, and Tom D. Jury of Somerset R.D.; one step-sister, Mrs. Donna McGarry; stepbrothers Clyde, Norman and Carl Shubert; and one half sister, Esther Anderson Warner of Columbus, Ohio.
He was a member of the Husband United Methodist Church, Somerset. He retired from Beckwith Machinery Co., Somerset, after 35 years service.
A Naval veteran of World War II, he served aboard the LST 556 and was a member of the VFW, American Legion, Order of Eagles, and the Jeep Club, all of Somerset, and the National LST Association.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, 476 W. Main St., Somerset.
Services will be held from the funeral home Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. David Jack officiating. Interment will follow in the Weller Cemetery, Somerset.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross, or the Husband United Methodist Church.

Dorothy Swartzlander
TONAWANDA, N.Y. - Dorothy Swartzlander, 63, of Tonawanda, formerly of Chestnut Grove, died Saturday, Oct. 11, at DeGraff Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her husband George; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Judy) Houseman of Tonawanda; two brothers, Sylvester Shubert of Pennsylvania and richard Shubert of Boynton Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Lula Forsyth of DuBois and Vera Kaufman of North Tonawanda, and three grandchildren, David, Micelle and Renee.
Mrs. Swartzlander was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Dean Shubert.
She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
The funeral was held Oct. 14 at the Brunner Funeral Home Inc. in North Tonawanda with the Rev. John Bartlett officiating. Interment was in Acacia Park Cemetery.

Anna R. Caldwell
CONEWANGO VALLEY, N.Y. - Anna R. Cladwell, 86, of Bentley Hill Road, Conewango Valley, N.Y., formerly of Clearfield, died Sunday, Sept. 14.
She was born March 24, 1900, in Reynoldsville, a daughter of Fred and Mary (Renaud) Shubert.
Mrs. Caldwell is survived by four sons, Benjamin B. and Maurice F., both of Conewango Valley, John L. of Eureka Springs, Ark., and Charles F. of Florida; 29 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Florence Myers of Indiana, Mary King of Greenville and Julia Rummings of Hyde.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arleigh; two sisters, Christine Askey and Emma Folden; and five brothers, Joseph, Larry, Adam, Edward and George Shubert.
Services was held Wednesday, with the Rev. Kenneth Fosse officiating. Interment was in Rockton Cemetery.

Creighton B. Hale
Services for Creighton B. Hale, 62, of 207 Wrigley St., Clearfield, who died Saturday, Jan. 7, at Clearfield Hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Leavy - Valigorsky Funeral Home Inc., Curwensville, with the Rev. James Gilliam Officiating.
Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, curwensville.
Friends will be received at the fuenral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and until the hour of services tomorrow.
Born in Curwensville Nov. 8, 1921, he was a son of Frank and Mary (Shubert) Hale.
He worked for the county and was an Army veteran of World WAr II.
Mr. Hale is survived by seven sons and three daughtwers: Kenneth Bloom, Charles Hale, John Hale, James Hale, Michael Hale and Mrs. Robert (Tina) Lenhart, all of Clearfield; Creighton Hale Jr. of Somerset; Keith Hart of Oil City, Dorothy Hale of Hyde and Mrs. Michael (Lori) Rose of Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.; 20 grandchildren, one brother, William Shubert of Rockton, and three sisters, Mrs. Louise Beightol and Mrs. Betty Elensky, both of Curwensville, and Mrs. Frank (Alice) Hipps of Hyde.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John.
The family suggests that contributions be made to the American Heart Association or Red Cross.

Perry E. Gelnett
CURWENSVILLE - Perry Edward Gelnett, 61, of Curwensville R.D. 1 died today, Feb. 13, in the DuBois Hospital.
Born May 31, 1922, in Rockton, he was a son of Melvin and Helen (Shubert) Gelnett.
He was employed by Johnson Motors of DuBois and was a veteran of World War II, having served with the European Theater Medical Battalion. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Clearfield, the Curwensville Masonic Lodge, the American Legion and the VFW, both of Curwensville.
Mr. Gelnett is survived by his wife, the former Inez Thompson of Curwensville; two sons, Melvin E. of Rockton and David E. of Emporium; a daughter, Mrs. Roy (Julia) Livergood of Clearfield; three brothers, John L. of DuBois, Carl of Falls Creek and Howard of Rcokton; three sisters, Mrs. James (Grace) Starr of Grampian; Mrs. Mary King of Kersey and Mrs. Gertrude Gearhart of DuBois, and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.
Friends will be received at the Leavy - Valigorsky Funeral Home in Clearfileld to date from 7 to 9 p.m., tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and until 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Military honors will be conducted at graveside by the Curwensville American Legion and the VFW.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to DuBois Hospital or St. John Lutheran Church, Clearfield.

Clayton N. Dale
CURWENSVILLE - Clayton Nevin Dale, Curwensville, 68, died early today at the Clearfield Hospital.
A son of Joseph M. and Alice Gertrude Bloom, he was born in Bloom Township Oct. 9, 1903. He was a retired employee of North American Refractories Co. and a member of the Resuce Hose & Ladder Company in Curwensville.
Mr. Dale is survivied by his wife, Fay (Freeman) Dale, and these children: Freeman C., Curwensville; Robert N., Pittsburgh; Kenneth, Indiana, Pa.; Joseph R., Curwensville; and Mrs. Raymond (Madelyn) Cuurry, Woodbridge, Va.; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a brother, Victor, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and a sister, Mrs. Mabel Pierson, Curwensville.
He was rpeceded in death by his parents, one sister, and an infant brother.
Fuenral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. from the Russell H. Lininger Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Hess officiating. Interment will be made in Oak Hill Cememtery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. Wednesday until the hour of services Thursday.

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