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Friday, October 2, 2015

Leo C. Moyer, 88, of Bells Run Road, Shinglehouse, PA

Leo C. Moyer 
“beloved father and grandfather”

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Leo C. Moyer, 88, of Bells Run Road, Shinglehouse, PA, passed away at home with his loving family by his side on Thursday, October 1, 2015, after a long illness.

Born on July 14, 1927 in Sugar Grove, he was a son of Lewis Moyer and Marion M. Ellison Moyer Edwards. He married Leslie Stannard who predeceased him. In 1964 he married Carol E. Brooks, who passed away on August 9, 2015. 

WWII Veteran

He was a graduate of Shinglehouse High School. Mr. Moyer proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard. He graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Electronics in 1968.

He had been employed at Dresser Clark in Olean, NY, and retired from Dresser Rand, Olean.

Leo and his wife, Carol, visited all of the lower 48 states. He enjoyed hunting, walking and tinkering in his garage. He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. In his earlier years he was a member of the former Shinglehouse Bowling Association, having been the 1957-1958 Doubles Champion.

Surviving are four sons, Robert M. Moyer of Olean, Karl E. (Karen) Moyer of Garrison, Texas, Dale A. (Royann) Moyer of Shinglehouse, and Scott M. Moyer of Emporium; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; a brother, Gerald Edwards of West Sacramento, California; a sister, Margaret Peters of New York State; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wives, Leo was predeceased by a son, James Moyer; a daughter, Linda Gunsolus; a sister, Ella Varney; and a brother, George Moyer.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA, where funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015 with the Rev. Thomas Isaacson, pastor of Grace Bible Independent Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, will officiate. Burial will be in Bell Run Cemetery.

Members of the Potter County Honor Guard will accord full military honors on Sunday.

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