Glen Zorger (1928 - 2014)

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Glen William Zorger, 86, Hepburnia, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Clearfield.
A devoted follower of Jesus Christ, he was born Jan. 29, 1928, in Akron, Ohio, and was the eldest child of Adrian and Margaret Johnston Zorger.
He attended school in Curry Run, Clearfield, and graduated in 1946 from Mahaffey High School, excelling in math and science.
He was a member of the 532nd Engineer, Boat and Shore Regiment of the Army from December 1950 to November 1952, serving in both Japan and Korea.
He was the devoted husband of Myrtle Rebecca Keller Zorger, whom he married Oct. 11, 1953, and moved to Youngstown, Ohio where he worked in the steel mills.
Upon their return to the area, they bought their home in Hepburnia where they grew flowers, fruit trees, and a large vegetable garden each year which they shared with family and friends.
Glen was a employed as a semi-truck mechanic and also a heavy equipment operator, working in a number of companies and retiring from McDonald Coal Company in 1990.
Glen was an avid gardener, loved music and cars, enjoyed traveling to historical places, attending Mahaffey Camp and the Curwensville Alliance Church.
He was the older brother of twins, Virginia Wilson of Bells Landing and the former Donald A. Zorger.
He was the beloved father of Amy Lane Zorger Boudreau and David Wayne Zorger, both of Georgia.
He has six grandchildren: Alyssa and Glen Boudreau of Snellville, Ga., Brittany Langford and Bethany Zorger of Colliverville, Tenn., and Jonathan and Becca Zorger of Loganville, Ga. Glen also has two great-grandchildren, Stone and Sylas Langford.
Funeral services were held at the Kevin A Beardsley Funeral Home, Curwensville.
Memorial donations may be made to the Curwensville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 725 Susquehanna Ave., Curwensville.
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Published in The Courier Express from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2014