Leon A. Nulf (1919 - 2017)

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Leon A. Nulf, age 98, a lifelong Brockport, Pa., resident (currently a resident at Nelson's Golden Years in DuBois) died on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born on Oct. 23, 1919, in Brockport, he was the son of the late Oscar and Oleta Clark Nulf. On Feb. 21, 1946, he was married to Sarah Evelyn Vivian and she preceded him in death on April 13, 1988.
Retired, he had been employed at Brockway Glass as a Machine Operator for 30 years. Leon also owned and operated Nulf's Radio/TV Repair Shop in Brockport for many years.
He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran serving in Co G 39th Infantry 9th Division. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster; the Good Conduct Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with four Bronze Stars.
Leon was a member of the Brockport United Methodist Church and the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, canning and especially wine making.
He is survived by two daughters, Patricia (Norman) Bish of Paisley, Florida; Bonnie (Jule) Marche of West Middlesex, Pa.; one son, David A. (Sandra) Nulf of DuBois; two sisters, Irene Hetrick of Brockport and June Goulding of Camp Hill, Pa.; 11 grandchildren: Jeff Rhed, Danny Rhed, Dustin Nulf, Nicholas Nulf, Summer Nulf, Michelle Raab, Russell Bish, Christina Dougherty, Lisa Eastlick, Adam Marche and Sarah Grosbeck. He is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and his wife he is also preceded in death by a brother, Richard Nulf; a sister, Vivian Anderson; and a grandson, Kevin D. Nulf.
Calling hours will be on Monday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway and from 10 a.m. till 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, also at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., also at the funeral home, with the Rev. Terry Felt and Pastor Dave Nagele co-officiating. Burial will follow in Lakelawn Memorial Park. Full military honors will be accorded by Parson-Marnati Post #95 of the American Legion Tuesday morning at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post #95, 1109 Pershing Ave., Brockway, PA 15824.
Online condolences may be made at csfhinc.com
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1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
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Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 4, 2017
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