Herman L. God, age 91, of Terrytown, Pa., passed away at the Highlands Care Center on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
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Herman was born on May 21, 1922, in Terrytown, Pa., a son of the late Charles H. and Susie Johnson God. As a youth, he worked on the family farm in Terrytown, he then was drafted into the United States Army where he served during World War II. After the service, he came home and worked at the Ford dealership in Towanda as a mechanic, where he worked for several years. He then went into the stone quarry business where he worked for 40 years, until the age of 81. He also drove a milk truck for the Wyalusing Creamery for a number of years while operating the quarry. After the stone quarry he did small engine repair out of his garage in Terrytown until his health prevented him from doing so.
Herman enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved to travel, having been all across the United States. He liked to drive his golf cart from Terrytown to Wyalusing to visit friends. He was a member of the American Legion Post #510 Black Walnut, and the VFW Endless Mountains, Post No. 3583, Mehoopany, Pa.
Surviving are his son, Charles (Ruth) God II of Sugar Run, Pa.; his daughters, Jan God and John Adams of Sayre, Pa., Margene (Larry) Vanderpool of Wyalusing, Pa., and Carrie Jane God of Reading, Calif.; grandchildren, Jack (Billy Jo) Tuttle, Toby Tuttle and Kari LeStrange, Tanya Walker, Tabitha Vanderpool, Larry (Lacey) Vanderpool, Charles (Sandra) God III, Christopher God, Kathy Regul, Steve Thompson and William Thompson; close friend, Ricky Johnson of Terrytown, Pa.; numerous great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Carl S. God on Jan. 5, 2001; and an infant brother, Carl.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, Pa.
To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Daily Review on Oct. 30, 2013