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13 Dec 2013

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13 Dec 2013

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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - December 13, 2013, Bedford, Pennsylvania Obituaries Vivian e. Cooper Saxton Vivian e. Cooper 85, of Ray town Road Saxton went to be with the lord on the afternoon of monday dec. 2, 2013. She was born in Wood Vale Pennsylvania a daughter of the late Henry a a Harry Arthur and a a Mary Florence Mcknight Buseck. She married the love of her life Enose a a Leroy Cooper on feb. 28, 1959. He preceded her in death on oct. 17, 2005. She is survived by Loving daughters Bonnie married to Dennis Perrin Saxton Beverly married to Todd Ross Saxton step daughter else English Munich Germany. A a Nanny was a Loving and treasured grandmother to Derek j. Perrin Folsom Calif Candace a a Candy Perrin sheeder six mile run and twin granddaughters Courtney and Cassandra a Cassie Ruhlman Duncansville. She is also survived by four great grandchildren who adored her and lovingly called her a Nanny Nanny and a Nanny i hey Are Logan Perrin Mackenna Rose sheeder Kenneth sheeder and Maelee sheeder. Vivian was of the protestant Faith. She travelled around the United states and overseas with her beloved husband and family while he served 20 years in the United states . Over the years she worked at various places fibreglass in Huntingdon As an Sherette at a theatre in Philadelphia Lansdale tub Lansdale a bakery in Baltimore and lastly at Cove shoe in Martinsburg. Vivian enjoyed Hunting and fishing with Leroy. She loved playing Bingo and watching her Steeles play football. However her favorite thing was spending time with her family especially her grand and great grandchildren. Friends and family will be received at the Akers funeral Chapel 715 Church Street Saxton on Friday dec. 6, from 6 to 8 . And on saturday dec. 7, 2013 from to . Until the hour of service at the Chapel. Funeral service will be held on saturday dec. 7, at la . At the Akers funeral Chapel with pastor Steve Oberman officiating. Burial will be held at Grandview cemetery Saxton. If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made in memory of mrs. Cooper to the Bedford county humane society or the Saxton Volunteer fire company. Online condolences May be expressed at . William m. A Billy Greenfield Clearnt in William m a Billy Quot Greenfield 75, of Clearville was called Home to be with the lord on monday dec. 2, 2013. He was bom tuesday oct. 25, 1938, in Martinsburg ., a son of the late Harlan Wilson or l Greenfield and Sallie Etta Myers Greenfield. Lime on july i 1961, in Beltsville md., he married Mary b. Dudley Greenfield who survives along with their children Cathy Dee Lahr and husband Richard Lahr of Maugansville my. Douglas Shawn a a Doug Greenfield and wife ten Goetz Greenfield of Beltsville my. Tracy William Greenfield and wife Sheri Wilson Greenfield of Woodbine my. Two granddaughters Susan a a Susie Lahr and Rebecca a Becky Quot Greenfield two grandsons Kyle Lahr and Hunter Greenfield two Sisters Linda Palmer and husband Ward of Indiana and Shirley blizzard and husband Sie of Martinsburg five Brothers Harlan Gene Greenfield of Martinsburg Wayne Greenfield and wife Carol of Inwood Roy Greenfield and wife Linda of Hedgesville David Greenfield and wife Kathryn of Martinsburg and James Greenfield of Hedgesville and a sister in Law Priscilla a Barb Quot Greenfield of Martinsburg and Many Loving nieces nephews and their families. In addition to his parents he was preceded is passing away by three Brothers. Tim Greenfield Gary Greenfield and Carroll Greenfield. In his younger years Billy worked in construction and in 1961 he began his work with the United states department of agriculture us a in Beltsville Maryland As a usha Dairy supervisor until retiring in 1996. He has also owned and operated his farm in Clearville since 1972. At Home Billy enjoyed farming working on woodcraft and truly loved spending time with his grandchildren and will be greatly missed for the knowledge and experience he shared with his family and friends. Funeral services will be held saturday dec. 7, 2013, at la . At the Fairview Christian Church with his Nephew pastor Ray Dudley officiating. Friends May Call at Calla Valle funeral service main Street Everett on Friday from 4 to 8 ., on saturday at the Church from to . Until the hour of service and share memories online at . Burial will be held at Fairview cemetery. Donald College Hopewell Donald College 84, of Hopewell died sunday dec. I 2013. Donald was born at Home in Hopewell on nov. 21, 1929. The son of Robert or. And i Amba Foster College he was a life Long resident of the Lan Dondale Hopewell Saxton area. He was preceded in death by five Brothers Robert jr., glee Merle Gloyd and Roy and by four Sisters Pearl Cornelius Alice Arcq Helen Good and june College. He is survived by two nieces Nancy Bucher of new Cumberland and Candace married to Rodney Wilson of new Philadelphia Ohio and several great nieces and nephews. Donald loved music especially gospel and playing guitar with different area bands who gave him the nickname he greatly enjoyed his Many pet dogs throughout the years. Always a Jokester Don will be remembered for his Many stories and fun Loving ways. A private graveside service will be held at Hopewell cemetery Hopewell with Rev. Barbara Berg officiating. Arrangements by Akers funeral Chapel 715 Church Street Saxton a 16678. H. Paul Hunt formerly of Bedford county h. Paul Hunt 83, passed away on nov. 30, 2013. Paul was a former resident of Bedford county and son to Benjamin and Mary Pearl Hunt. He was preceded in death by his wife Jean earlier this year. He is survived by his sister Marge Clark four children Michael Margie Regan Ben and Betsy Keefer his Stepson Thomas Rudloff la grandchildren three great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Paul was a Veteran of the . Navy during the korean War. After his military service he became a partner in the family business known As the Bedford lumber company. He was an expert craftsman and master cabinetmaker and later took those trades to Pueblo colo., where he and Jean moved in 1974. While living in Colorado Paul enjoyed his lifelong love of horses and was Active in local Rodeo and Trail Riding clubs. Paul and Jean spent their latter years in the warm climate of Sun City Ariz. A memorial to celebrate his life will be held in the near future with the time and place to be announced. Gary m. Morris Hopewell Gary m. Morris 47, of Valley View Road Hopewell passed away on wednesday dec. 4, 2013. He was bom on july 23, 1966, in Bedford a son of Dale William a a Bill Morris and step Mother Louise Morris and Mother Wilma Griffith Morris Breezewood. Along with his parents he is survived by son Anthony Morris Everett siblings Dale w. Morris jr., married to Barbara Hopewell Dollie l., married to Mark Greenwald Hopewell Lois Ramsey and Friend Don Smith Crystal Spring three step Brothers and one step sister four nephews three nieces and one great Niece. He was a graduate of Everett area High school class of 1985. Gary enjoyed Hunting fishing and camping. Or. Morris was previously employed by weavers sanitation Breezewood. Funeral service will be held on saturday dec. 7, 2013, at 3 . In the Chapel at Akers funeral Home with pastor Ronnie Forrester officiating. Friends and family May Call at Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett on saturday dec. 7, 2013, from 2 to 3 . Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Online condolences May be expressed at . If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made in memory of Gary to the Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett a 15537, to assist the family with expenses. William a Bill Bill White Saxton William a Bill Bill White 48, of Saxton passed away unexpectedly at Home on nov. 12, 2013. He was born on March 23, 1965, in Huntingdon a son to Howard a a buds and Beverly White of Chambersburg and Shirley and Larry Hennessey of Indiana. He is survived by his life partner of 26 years Missy Drenning four sons and daughter Benjamin Smith married to Shannon Robertsdale Joshua Nicholas and Alex of Saxton Jordann and partner David Cooper Huntingdon grandchildren Iris and Jagger Smith Brothers and sister Mark White married to Sherry six mile run Ryan Hennessey married to Jess Pensacola Fla. Dusty Mcintire married to Cory Indiana. He was preceded in death by a grandmother Florence White. He was a member of the class of 1983 at Tussey Mountain High school. He worked in the tree service for 30 years. He enjoyed Hunting fishing cooking mushroom Hunting and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren. He wag a member of the Saxton sportsman association . Post no. 4129, six mile run american legion and Broad top american legion. He will be deeply loved and missed by All his family and friends. He was always one with a helping hand a Friendly hello and a smile. A memorial service will be held on saturday dec. 7, 2013, at six mile run fire Hall with pastor Ronnie Forrester officiating. If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made in memory of William White to the Akers funeral Chapel 715 Church Street Saxton a 16678 to assist with final expenses. Online condolences May be expressed at . Delos m. Carpenter Mchenry my. Delos m. Carpenter 77, beloved husband father Grandfather and great Grandfather of Mchenry md., born september 30, 1936, in Hyndman passed away unexpectedly wednesday dec. 4,2013. Friends will be received at the Newman funeral Homes pa., 179 Miller st., Grantsville on saturday from 5-8 . And sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 . Services will be conducted in the Maranatha Assembly of god on monday dec. 9, at la . With pastor John Moon and pastor Bill Dawson officiating. Military rites will be accorded by Grantsville Post 214, american legion. A Fellowship meal will be held in the Church after the funeral services. Interment will be held in it. Olivet cemetery Manns Choice on monday at 3 . Betty a. Gordon new Paris Betty a. Bowser Gordon 83, of new Paris passed away on wednesday december 4, 2013 at Windber hospice. She was bom on August 9, 1930, in Cumberland md., the daughter of the late Stanley and Lena Johnson Bowser. On october 13, 1961, she married Harry Gordon. He preceded her in death on August 25, 2013. Betty is survived by the following family son Terry husband of Cindy Gordon of Schellsburg grandson Blair Gordon granddaughter Stacie Obrien brother g. Roy Bowser of Bedford and Sisters Mae Mucciola of Windber and Doris Gordon of new Paris. She was preceded in death by her Brothers William and James Bowser. Betty was a graduate of Pleasantville High school. She loved having family gatherings and enjoyed being a housewife doing crafts cooking baking putting puzzles together doing word search puzzles and working in her Flower gardens. She was a member of the Root United methodist Church until it closed. Betty will be dearly missed by All who knew her. Friends and family will be received at the j. Edward Blackburn funeral Home Alum Bank on sunday dec. 8 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . And on monday december 9 from to . Until the hour of the funeral service at la ., with pastor Brad Price officiating. In lieu of Flowers memorial contributions May be made in memory of Betty Gordon to Windber hospice 600 Somerset ave., Windber a. 15963. Interment at the Fishertown cemetery. The Pennsylvania state police is asking people once again this year to display a Blue Light in their Home or office window during the Holiday season to remember fallen Law enforcement officers and their survivors. A the color Blue is symbolic of peace and by displaying Blue lights you will show that you support americans peacekeepers a said state police commissioner Frank Noonan. A any Law enforcement officer passing by the Blue Light on a dark cold Winters night May be warmed by the kindness it since the Pennsylvania state police was founded in 1905, 94 members have been killed in the line of duty. The most recent death occurred on oct. 4, 2012, when apr. Blake t. Coblens patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer truck at a Beaver county intersection. A during the Holiday season we Are asking citizens and businesses to include at least one Blue Light in their Holiday window decorations to show support a Noonan said. Daniel j. Miller Saxton Daniel j. Miller 74, of Pinchot Road Saxton passed away at Home on wednesday dec. 4., 2013, at 12 32 . He was bom on sept. 9, 1939, in Saxton a son of the late Ralph and Martha Miller. He leaves behind his wife Harriet Haroldson Miller of 52 years and his faithful dog Ben. He is also survived by his daughters Tara Miller Cranbury no. Dana married to Darin Woomer Saxton and granddaughter Gabrielle j. Woomer Sisters Dorcus Worthing Altoona Pheobe Imler Saxton Elva Cottle Hopewell Brothers in Law Joseph Cottle and Ithel Wright and Sisters in Laws Mary Mae Miller and Elizabeth Miller. He was preceded in death by son Michael j. Miller and siblings Joe Miller Ned Miller Betty Miller Cottle Mary Wright and an infant sister. Or. Miller served in the United states from 1959 to 1961 and was at the time of his passing a member of the Saxton . Post no. 4129, where he served As a member of the Broad top area Honor guard. He was also a member of the Everett masonic Lodge . No. 524. Dan was a member of the Raven run Church of the Brethren. Or. Miller was in the construction Trade where he devoted his career to building various restaurants malls and specially stores throughout the United states. He was the owner of Dan Miller construction in the Early years of his career before being pursued by larger More diverse companies. Or. Miller was a Well known and respected member of the Saxton Community where he will be missed. His Community contributions can be seen throughout the Saxton area including the Saxton Library Community room the Tussey Mountain Field House and the Saxton intersection at routes 913 and 26. He built and co owned the Candy Factor townhouses. He also built owned and operated or. Donuts Somerset. He was an avid Hunter and billiard player As Well As a Lascar enthusiast and Pittsburgh Steeler fan. Funeral service will be held on sunday dec. 8, at 2 . At the Raven run Church of the Brethren with pastor Dean Thomas officiating. Family and friends May Call at Akers funeral Chapel 715 Church Street Saxton on saturday dec. 7, from 6-8 . And on sunday from i . Until the hour of service at the Church. A masonic service will be held on saturday at 7 30 . Burial will be held in Bunker Hill cemetery will full military honors conducted by the Broad top area Honor guard. Online condolences May be expressed at . If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made in memory of or. Miller to the Raven run Church of the Brethren or the Saxton Community Library. James Whisner Bedford James Whisner 67, of Union Street Bedford died saturday nov. 30, at pen Knoll Village nursing Home. He was born on Jan. 13, 1946, in Pittsburgh a son of the late Robert And Zella Mae Batt Whisner. He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Whisner on May 19, 2004. He is survived by a son James Caldwell Whisner and Fiancee Kay Unangst of Bath a daughter Debbie Whisner Dempster of Bedford a step son Ian race a step daughter Robyn Loughren race five grandchildren James Oshawa Veronica desire and Mykal two great grandchildren Steven and Leigha one step granddaughter Victoria two Brothers Larry Whisner of Alum Bank and Rob Whisner of Broad top and two Sisters Dixie Ake of Bedford and Carol Price of new Paris. James was very Active at the real life Assembly of god Church. He was the head electrical Foreman and helped build Many structures at the old Bedford vilage and was also a truck Driver and self employed contractor. He enjoyed fishing Hunting Reading and woodworking. There will be a breakfast at 9 . Saturday dec. 7, at real life Church in Bedford in Jim s memory. Anyone who would like to attend please a sep As soon As possible at 814-623-9218. Memories to be shared need to be submitted in writing to pastor Brian by email at or in person As soon As possible As Well. Deborah Drenning Manns Choice mrs. Deborah Drenning 63, of main Street Manns Choice died Friday dec. 6, 2013, at a pm Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Drenning was born in Snake Spring township on monday april to 1950, the daughter of Mildred Mullin Porter Neely wife of Jay of Short Gap ., and the late Howard w. Porter. On Jan. La 1974, she married George e. Drenning. In addition to her husband she is survived by her Mother daughter Amanda k., wife of Thomas Braman Bedford son Keith e. Drenning at Home sister Regina wife of Harry Miller Bedford sister Angela Williams Bedford. She is also survived by one grandson Jaxson Braman and the following nieces and Nephew Melanie Karns wife of Edward Mellisa Waugerman wife of Jeff Kristen Deremer wife of Dale and Scott Garland husband of Wanda. Deb was a homemaker. Services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Mickle Geisel funeral Home Schellsburg. Online condolences May be expressed at . Police an Ohio Man Wasny to injured when he lost control of his vehicle on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. According to state police Ranier a. Maxey 44, of Warrensville Ohio was travelling West on the Turnpike in Juniata township on dec. 8 at 1 30 . When the tires on his vehicle lost traction on the Snow and slush covered Roadway. Maxeys 2012 Volkswagen passant Slid off the right Side of the Roadway and went Down a dirt embankment and struck a Turnpike Fence which caused moderate damage to the vehicle. Maxey was cited for the crash. Nobody was injured from a one vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Napier township. State police said Fiona c. Erickson 21, of Mays Landing . Was travelling westbound on the Turnpike on dec. 6 at 6 35 . Erickson was travelling too fast for the wet Road conditions and was unable to maintain control of her 2005 Ford Tau police said. Erick songs Tau lost traction with the wet Roadway surface and travelled across the westbound lanes of travel and struck the Center Concrete Barrier with its front end. Erickson a vehicle then rotated in a counter clockwise direction and continued to travel West for approximately 195 feet before coming to final rest in the left Lane facing Northeast. Neither Erickson nor passenger Rory m. Slatko of Bethesda my. Was injured. Erickson was cited for the crash

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