Earl Heyler, 94, entered into the presence of the Lord on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.
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Born on Feb. 19, 1918, in Nauvoo, he was the son of Elmer and Alta (Young) Heyler. He was preceded in death by his wife Freda (Maneval) Heyler on March 14, 2010.
Earl was a 1936 graduate of Liberty High School. He was an active member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and served many years as a Sunday school teacher. Earl loved working outdoors on the family dairy farm. He enjoyed hunting, cutting wood and making maple syrup.
Earl is survived by his four children, Kenneth (Susan) of Nauvoo, John (Susan) of Nauvoo, Gene (Tina) of Columbia, Md., Margie (John) Harendza of Binghamton, NY; seven grandchildren, Kyle Heyler, Rebecca (Joshua) White, Bethany (Stephen) Shrodo, Timothy Heyler, Tami (Matthew) Guillaume, Adam Heyler, Paul Heyler; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Edward (Dorna) Heyler of Westfield, Frederick (Joanne) Heyler of Nauvoo; sisters, Mary (James) Reed of Watsontown and Margaret Raker of Liberty. Earl was preceded in death by his brother, Romayn.
Friends and family are invited to Earl's Life Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., at St. Paul-Nauvoo United Methodist Church. Funeral will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor Thomas Harmic officiating. Burial will be in Salem-St. Paul Cemetery. Local arrangements are by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, "A Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Memorials in Earl's name may be made to Laurel Hospice, 24 Waln St., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901. To share your fondest memories of Earl, visit www.lifecelebration.com.
Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, LTD.
139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA 16901
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Jan. 19 to Jan. 27, 2013