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Friday, March 29, 2013

Kenneth L. Bickford, 86, of 324 W. 4th St., Emporium, PA

Kenneth L. Bickford, 86, of 324 W. 4th St., Emporium, Pennsylvania died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Thursday (March 28, 2013) morning.

He was born June 11, 1926 in Liberty Twp., McKean County, PA a son of the late Glenn G. and Fern Weimer Bickford.

On September 20, 1947 in Coudersport he married Jettie Logue Bickford, who survives.

Mr. Bickford graduated from Coudersport High School. He served with the US Army Air Force during WW II. Ken worked at the former A & P Grocery Store and retired from Olivett's Shurfine where he worked for many years. He was a fifty year member of the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department and a active member of the Emporium Ambulance Service for many years and the First United Methodist Church in Emporium.

In addition to Jettie Logue
Son: Glenn Bickford and his wife Judy, Murrels Inlet, SC
Daughter: Kristi, Mrs. Michael Volk, Bemus Point, NY
5 Grandchildren Matthew, Amanda, John, Jeffrey & Jennifer
Sister: Ilene Close, Galeton
Many nieces and nephews

Preceded in Death By
Parents: Glenn G. and Fern Weimer Bickford
4 Brothers: Richard, Pete, Carl, Donald Bickford
6 Sisters: Rita Blow, Donna Toombs, Madie Weidow, Trudy Pagano, Gladys Bickford & Lorraine Jaros

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Barnett Funeral Home 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday (April 13, 2013) at 3:00 PM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Austin, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department, 421 N. Broad St., Emporium, PA 15834 or the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net 
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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