John A. Brendle (1924 - 2016)

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John A. Brendle, age 92, of Penn Ave., DuBois, Pa., died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at his home.
Born on July 16, 1924, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Andrew and Ethel (Lucas) Brendle.
On Sept. 11, 1948, he married Elvera (Johnson) Brendle. She preceded him in death on Aug. 3, 1995.
John was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II.
He retired as a lathe operator after 37 years of service from Rockwell International Manufacturing in DuBois.
He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, the James J. Patterson Post 813 VFW, was a life member of the Sandy Hose Company #1 Firemen's Club, and was an honorary life member of the Independent, Political, & Social Club. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed bowling and golfing, but most of all, he loved being with his grandchildren.
He is survived by two daughters, Joan Zukauskas and Karen Fye and her husband Rick, both of DuBois, Pa.; five grandchildren: Michael and Stephanie Zukauskas; Nick Murone and his wife Kristie; Erin Clouser and her husband Travis; and Casey Hedlund and her husband Mike; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and George Brendle; and a sister, Lorraine Zahorchak.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at 11 a.m. from the funeral home with Msgr. Richard Siefer officiating.
Full military honors will be accorded from the funeral home by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorials may be placed with St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State St., DuBois, PA 15801, and/or the .
Online condolences can be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Du Bois, PA 15801
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Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 27, 2016
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