Larry E. Galbreath (1934 - 2015)

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Larry E. Galbreath, 81, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at the Brookville Hospital.
He was born Aug. 22, 1934, to the late Raymond and Lucille (Hoffman) Galbreath, in Brookville, Pa. He had been married to Sylvia (Williams) Galbreath for almost 53 years, in a union that began on Dec. 14, 1962. They were married in Jeanette, Pa.
Larry was a teacher for the Brookville Area School District for over 32 years.
He also enjoyed his time as a blacksmith with a focus on being a farrier.
He was a member of the Masonic Hobah Lodge 276, in Brookville, Pa., and was a member of the Mid-Eastern Farriers Association.
He served his country as a member of the United States Navy.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Gregg (Nadine) Galbreath, and Brad Galbreath; one sister, Sue Hepler; and two grandchildren, Shawn and Matthew Galbreath.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Shawn Galbreath, who passed away in 1990, and his brother, Charles Galbreath.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at the McKinney – d'Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Brookville, Pa., 15825. A funeral service for him will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 30 White St., Brookville, Pa., 15825. The Rev. David Borger will be officiating the service.
Memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 or to the Sigel Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 97, Sigel, Pa., 15860.
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McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home
345 Main St
Brookville, PA 15825
(814) 849-7375
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Published in The Courier Express from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4, 2015
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