Nerissa J. Broad (1944 - 2017)

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Nerissa J. Broad, 73, of Luthersburg, passed away on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
She was born on Dec. 4, 1944, in DuBois, the daughter of the late Robert "Bud" and E. Jean (Peoples) Broad.
Retired, Nerissa worked for Agape as an Administrative Director. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Clarion University.
Nerissa had a deep love of the Lord and animals.
She is survived by her three siblings: Carol Gifford of Home, Pa., Charles Broad of Albany, N.Y., and Kathy Wisneski of DuBois; she is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Robert H. Broad and a nephew, Robert W. Broad.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Harold Hills officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home. An additional hour of viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the hour of services at the funeral home on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to: Smithtown Community Church: 3154 Smithtown Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840 or Clearfield SPCA: 275 21st St., Clearfield, PA 16830.
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Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 3, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc.
312 East Locust Street | Clearfield, PA 16830 | (814) 765-8251
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