Lewis R. McElheny (1940 - 2015)

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Lewis R. McElheny, 75, 362 Sykesville-Troutville Road, Punxsutawney, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, at his home.
Born Oct. 13, 1940, in Ashville, he was a son of the late Regis and Velma Seymour McElheny. On Feb. 23, 1974, he married Ethel J. Bassett McElheny. She survives in Punxsutawney.
Lewis was a 1960 graduate of Cresson High School. He retired from the Iron Workers Union after 35 years as a welder for Fisher Tank, Kansas City, Kan.
He was a veteran of the Army, serving as a PFC E3.
He was Catholic by faith.
Lewis was a member of the VFW Post 345 in Sykesville.
He is also survived by one son, Scott (Amy) McElheny of Sykesville; one daughter, Louann (Brad) Ashley of Loudon, N.H.; four grandchildren: Cody Whelpley, Jacob, Tiffany and Elizabeth McElheny; two brothers, Alvin (Marie) McElheny of Cresson and Fred (Barb) McElheny of Florida; four sisters: Lucy Noel of Altoona, Ruth (Irvin) Richard of North Ridgeville, Ohio, Shirley (Russ) Krug of McVeytown and Joan (Joe) Racco of Ravenna, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, James McElheny.
Friends will be received form 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home, Reynoldsville. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the funeral home with the Rev. Fr. Richard Tomasone officiating. Burial will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park, Reynoldsville. Military honors will be accorded by the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
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Snyder-D'Argy Funeral Home
206 Main St
Reynoldsville, PA 15851
(814) 653-8256
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Published in The Courier Express from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2015
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