Max L. Runk (1931 - 2017)

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Max L. Runk, 86, Rochester Mills, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Penn Highlands DuBois, DuBois, Pa.
He was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Shirleysburg, Pa., a son of the late Naomi (Newman) and David W. Runk.
On June 10, 1952, he married Elizabeth "Delores" (Dick) Runk, who preceded him in death July 2, 2017.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Max retired from Dominion Gas Company as a station operator after 39 years.
He was a life member of the Masonic Lodge of Driftwood for 50 years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He was also an avid sports fan.
He is survived by three children, Linda London and husband Meade of Punxsutawney, Ed Runk and wife Norma of Rossiter, and Marcia Burkett and husband Greg of Coolspring; six grandchildren: Jason and Joe Runk, Shawn and Shannon London, and Kayla and Andrew Burkett; six great-grandchildren: Sophie and Addie London, Drew, Carter, and Hannah Runk, and Alexis Shaffer; and one brother, Boyd Runk and wife Phyliss of Mt Union, Pa.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by nine siblings: Eva Morgan, Vera Ranck, Thelma Hooper, Iona Hopper, Wayne, Ken, Hayden, Sheldon, and Edwin Runk.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney. A Masonic Service will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at the funeral home.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at the funeral home with Pastor Donald Brauer officiating.
Memorials may be made, in memory of Mr. Runk, to VNA Family Hospice, 850 Hospital Road, Suite 3000, Indiana, PA 15701 or to Senior Assist Services Inc., 104 W. Mahoning St. #303, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery, DuBois.
Online condolences may be made at
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Deeley Funeral Home
33 Hillcrest Drive PUNXSUTAWNEY
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(814) 938-5400
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 2, 2018
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