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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dennis L. Wilfong, 59, of Route 6, Port Allegany, PA

Dennis L. Wilfong
Dennis L. Wilfong, 59, of Route 6, Port Allegany, PA, passed away Wednesday (Apr. 16, 2014) in UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA.

Born March 15, 1955, in Port Allegany, he was a son of Willard H. and Carol Shelley Wilfong.
Dennis was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of the Port Allegany High School, Class of 1973.
Viet Nam Vet

Mr. Wilfong was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the US Marines. 

He was employed with Bruce Galford Logging for several years.

Dennis was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing but most of all enjoyed being with his family. 

Surviving in addition to his mother Carol Galford of Port Allegany are his lifetime companion, Connie Allen, with whom he resided, three sons, Dennis L. Wilfong, Jr. of Atlanta, GA, Justin (Nicole) Wilfong and Jason Wilfong both of Bradford, a stepson, Tim (Debbie) Allen of South Bend, IN; three stepdaughters, Tina (Ron) Wilfong and Shelly (Luke Perkins) Kellogg both of Port Allegany, Cherry (Pat) Hoffman of Jackson, MO; four brothers, Ronald E. (Tina) Wilfong and Robert W. Wilfong both of Port Allegany, William “Bill” (Sharon) Wilfong of Rockford, IL, Bruce C. Galford, Jr. of Pittsburgh; four sisters, Linda S. (Roger) Sharp of Buckeye, WV, Debra E. (Marlin) Appleby and Abby G. Galford both of Port Allegany, and Marie S. (Robert) Haefner of Lewisburg, PA; 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grand-children.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willard, and stepfather, Bruce C. Galford.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday (Apr. 19, 2014) in the First Baptist Church of Port Allegany, with Rev. Michael Culver, pastor, officiating.

Memorials can be made to the S.W. Smith Library or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.

Condolences can be made to: 
Debra E. Appleby
21006 Route 6
Port Allegany, PA 16743


Alvin Lyon said...

Rest in peace my friend. My heart goes out to his family. Denny was a great guy.

Anonymous said...

One of the best guys I've ever known! My heart is heavy...

Anonymous said...

Known this man many years. He likr part of my family. One of those that would give his shirt off his back to a person in need. Always trying to give a helping hand. As we all know that there is many great ones waiting to guide him through those gates. May he rest in peace. Will miss him but never forgotten. The heavens gained another great one.

Debbie Appleby said...

Please send your condolences to any member of the family including our mother, Carol Galford 59 South main street..Port Allegany
Thank you