Harry Eugene Kreger, 83, of Millerton, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at his home after a courageous battle with a brief illness. He was born on Dec. 27, 1937 in Williamsport, a son of Alfred Arthur and Lena Celia (Brown) Kreger. Harry and his wife, Ethel (Osborn) Kreger, celebrated 54 years of marriage on June 24, 2021.
He was a veteran in the United States Army having served from 1961-1964 and then attended Williamsport Area Community College from 1966-1967. Harry worked for Kennedy Valve in Elmira, N.Y. doing pattern setup. He was a member of the Millerton United Methodist Church. Harry enjoyed his family, gardening, lawn work, fishing, and hunting.
Harry is survived by his wife; a son, Leonard Kreger of Elmira, N.Y.; two daughters, Valerie (Danny) Young of Horseheads, N.Y. and Sandra (Aaron) Hulslander of Wellsboro; six grandchildren, Paige Kreger, Destiny Young, Brooke, Kaycee, Madison and Amelia Hulslander and a sister, Edith Streck of El Paso, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Walter, Alfred and Paul Kreger and three sisters, Alma Jean Mosher, Doris Brion and Rosella Zelinka.
Friends and family are invited to call on Monday, July 26 from 1-2 p.m. at Millerton United Methodist Church, 5443 Main St., Millerton. A celebration of life will follow at 2 p.m. with Betsy Huels officiating.
Burial will take place in Salem Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to American Red Cross, PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839 or Millerton United Methodist Church, PO Box 177, Millerton, PA 16936. Arrangements have bee entrusted to Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Mansfield. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com
Published by The Wellsboro Gazette from Jul. 24 to Jul. 31, 2021.