Homer M. Everett, 90, of 1 Parkway Lane, Bradford, passed away Thursday (Aug. 23, 2012) at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born Aug. 23, 1922, in Homestead, he was a son of the late Homer D. and Alice M. Miller Everett. On April 30, 1949, in Scranton, he married Jean K. Kingdom Everett, who survives.
Mr. Everett graduated from Hazleton High School in 1940. He attended Wharton School of Business until he entered the service. He graduated from the University of Scranton in 1948, receiving a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Mr. Everett enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in October 1942 and served in North Africa. He was discharged from active service in 1946. He enlisted in the inactive Air Force Reserve and was recalled to active duty during the Korean War from August 1951 to August 1952, returning to inactive duty until February 1953.
Mr. Everett had worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and then in construction as a field office manager. In July of 1962 he went to work for the federal government - Internal Revenue Service as auditor until his retirement in 1987. He then conducted his own tax and consulting business until June of 2004.
He was treasurer of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees for 25 years and served on and was chairman of the Housing Authority Board and was treasurer of the Midget Football League. He was a member of St. Bernard Church and served on the finance committee. He also served as a lector for over 20 years.
In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by two daughters, Carol Sanders of Petaluma, Calif., and Teri Everett of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two sons, Mark (Sandra) Everett and Kyle (Connie) Everett, all of Palm Harbor, Fla.; and seven grandchildren, Megan, Sanders, Bo, Hannah, Jaime, Alison Everett, Ryan and Josh Smith, and one niece.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Rufus Everett, who died while serving in World War II, and Dr. William G Everett.
Family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Home Inc., 372 E. Main St., where a prayer service will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Bernard Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant. Committal services and entombment will be in the St. Bernard Mausoleum.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Bernard Building Fund, PO Box 2394, Bradford, PA 16701.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 24 to Aug. 31, 2012