Lamar Mervine
FUNERAL HOME
Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral Services - Mount Carmel
120 South Market Street
Mount Carmel, PA
CENTRALIA — Lamar Mervine, 93, of 411 Troutwine St., passed away Jan. 1, 2010, in Shamokin Area Community Hospital.

Born in Centralia Feb. 11, 1916, he was a son of the late Lamar and Jesse (Bowers) Mervine.

He was a graduate of Conyngham Township High School.

He was married to Lanna Smith, who preceded him in death on Feb. 6, 2008.

He worked as an operating engineer on construction with Local 542, Harrisburg. In his younger years, he worked in Centralia collieries.

He was a former mayor of Centralia.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Mount Carmel.

He is survived by a son, Harold, of Ranshaw; a sister, Harriet Flannery, of Norristown, a brother, Edward and his wife, Sally, of Selinsgrove, and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Owens, and a brother, William.

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MERVINE — Lamar Mervine, 93, of 411 Troutwine St., Centralia. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Willard A. Rothermel Funeral Home, Ray W. Rothermel, director, 120 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, with the Rev. Daniel Siddle officiating. Interment will be in the Christ Church Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Published by The News Item on Jan. 3, 2010.
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I know that Lamar will remain in the memories of the residents of Centralia. He will be deply missed and I extend my sincere simpathy to his family.
Doris Ivanek
January 5, 2010
Mr. Mervine was a very kind and thoughtful person, always looking out for his neighbors. He truly loved his town, Centralia... Sincere sympathy to his son and all his family.
Alice & Mary Anne Tilmont
January 3, 2010
I was deeply saddened to hear of your father's death. Please accept my sincere sympathy and condolence. May the lord wrap you in his loving arms and give you strength and comfort during this most difficult time.
Mary Ann Hill
January 3, 2010
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