Mervin Edgar "Mervie" Himes (1929 - 2015)

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Mervin Edgar "Mervie" Himes, 86, Mayport, died Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the Snyder Memorial Health Care Center in Marienville.
Born May 17, 1929, in Brookville, he was the son of the late Mervin William and Elizabeth Smith Himes. He was formerly married to Dorothy L. Welsh Mauk; she survives in Brookville. He later married A. Marie Mathews in 1965 at the EUM Church in Brookville. She preceded him in death Jan. 21, 1997.
Mervin attended elementary school in Heathville and high school in Brookville. He was employed as a federal mine inspector working out of Pittsburgh until he retired in 1991.
His hobbies included farming and John Deere Tractors.
Mervin is survived by a son, Scott (Cathy) Himes of Mayport; four daughters: Bev Hoffman of Brookville, Karen Pangallo of Brookville, Deb (Rich) Yates of Maidens, Va., Pam Fyock of Brookville; two brothers, Paul (Vickey) Brown of Brookville, Fred (Karen) Brown of Edinboro; a sister; Nedra Windsor of Edinboro; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Larry "Butch" Himes; and a grandson, Cody Fyock.
Friends will be received from 1-2 p.m. today (Tuesday, June 9, 2015) at the Furlong Funeral Home, Gregory K. Furlong FD, corner of Broad St. and First Ave., Summerville. A service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ray Baker officiating. Interment will be in the Smith Cemetery, Beaver Twp., Jefferson County.
For more information visit www.furlongfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Courier Express from June 9 to June 10, 2015