PORT ALLEGANY - Eugene M. Nolen Jr., 77, of Port Allegany, died Friday (Jan. 31, 2014) at his home in Port Allegany.
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He was born Oct. 17, 1936, in Lock Haven, a son of Eugene M. and Kathryn Schroat Nolen Sr. He was married to the former Loretta Mae Miller; she preceded him in death. On June 4 2005, in the Presbyterian Church, Port Allegany, he married Jane L. Kester, who survives.
Mr. Nolen was a 1954 graduate of Lock Haven High School, received his bachelor's degree from Lock Haven University and a master's degree from St. Bonaventure University. He was a math teacher, employed by Smethport High School and served in the Pennsylvania National Guard.
Mr. Nolen was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Port Allegany, Knights of Columbus Council 8018 of Port Allegany, and Port Allegany Moose Lodge #460, Port Allegany.
He was a ticket-taker for Smethport High School football games for many years and was active in the "Bells and Beaus" square dance club.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Gail (Jason) Menard of Bradford; two stepdaughters, Lora J. (Robert) Rankin of Port Allegany and Kristan M. (Tommy) Powell of Raleigh, N.C.; two stepsons, Larry (Beate) Morris Jr. of Germany and Brent (Tracy) M. Babcock of Lebanon; nine stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-granddaughter; and one brother, Israel (Janet) Nolen of Dunnstown.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 203 Arnold Ave., Port Allegany, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James Campbell, pastor. Burial will be in Grimes Cemetery, Liberty Township.
Memorials may be made to Potter County Hospice, 1001 E. 2nd St., Coudersport, PA 16915; the American Cancer Association, P.O. Box 67, Bradford, PA 16701; or St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 203 Arnold Ave., Port Allegany, PA 16743.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Port Allegany.
Online condolence may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2014
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