KANE - Bruce E. Horam, 81, a resident of The Lutheran Home at Kane, formerly of 524 1/2 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Saturday afternoon (Nov. 1, 2014) at the Kane Community Hospital.
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Born Feb. 10, 1933 in Mount Jewett, he was the son of Harry and Elizabeth Horam Horam. On July 16, 1955 in Greenwood, he married Eva Moore, who died in 2010.
Mr. Horam served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, from which he received the Purple Heart.
He had worked at the Tannery in Wilcox, then at Kane Handle, and later at Erie Industrial Clark - Erie as a forklift mechanic.
Bruce belonged to the First Church of God in Kane, and was also a member of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department for many years.
Surviving are a daughter, Loretta Hayes of Kane; two brothers, John Ginkel of Mount Jewett and James Ginkel of Warren; a granddaughter, Heather Smith of Kane; two great-grandchildren, Alia and Cole Smith; plus several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death, besides his wife and parents, by four brothers and three sisters.
Friends may call at the First Church of God on Saturday from 2 until 3 p.m., at which time a memorial service will be held there with the Rev. Chad Troup, pastor, and the Rev. David Pflieger, chaplain of The Lutheran Home at Kane, co-officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of God, P.O. Box 547; The Lutheran Home at Kane, 100 High Point Drive; or to the Staff Sgt. Ken VanGiesen Memorial Fallen Soldier Tribute Foundation, Inc., c/o Amy Gullifer, 35 Old Mill Road, all in Kane, PA 16735.
The Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home Inc. in Kane has care of initial arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com
Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home
103 South Fraley Street
Kane, PA 16735
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 3 to Dec. 4, 2014