Donald L. "Pinky" Brouse (1931 - 2017)

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Donald L. "Pinky" Brouse, 86, of Walnut Street, St. Marys, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at the DuBois Nursing Home after a short illness.
A son of the late Willard and Alice (Saline) Brouse, he was born in Kersey on Oct. 24, 1931. Donald married Ethel (Fritz) on Feb. 23, 1956, who preceded him in death in 1995.
Besides his parents and his wife, Donald was predeceased by two grandchildren, Ronny Scott Brouse and Will Charles Brouse.
Donald is survived by his three children, Donald W. Brouse of St. Marys, Ronald T. (Lisa) Brouse of Weedville and Thomas M. (Ann) Brouse of Leesburg, Va.; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Donald served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 – '55 and retired from St. Marys Carbon Company. He was a member of the St. Marys American Legion and the St. Marys Eagles. Pinky was an avid golfer and enjoyed the sport with many family and friends. Born in Kersey and raised in Bennetts Valley, he has been a St. Marys resident since 1956.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. and also on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, from 10 – 11 a.m., at the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home, Penfield, Pa.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Luther Nelson Jr.
Military honors will be accorded by the Bennetts Valley American Legion Post 978 Burial Detail.
Burial will take place in the Maria Lutheran Cemetery, Kersey, Pa.
The family suggests memorials to the Jay Township Volunteer Fire Department's "Ronald Scott Brouse Scholarship Fund" and will be accepting online condolences at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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Ralph M Geer Funeral Home
12045 Bennetts Valley Hwy
Penfield, PA 15849
(814) 637-5401
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Published in The Courier Express on Nov. 12, 2017
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