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Eugene Walter Weisbrod

August 7, 1938 — September 27, 2013

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email pdh@epix.net OBITUARY Eugene W. Weisbrod, age 75 of Dutch Mountain Road, Lopez, PA, passed away surrounded by love and family on Friday, September 27, 2013. Gene was born August 7, 1938, in Mills Hospital in Towanda, PA, son of the late Carl Weisbrod and Geraldine Fulmer Weisbrod Pehonich. He graduated from Turnpike High School, a member of the class of 1957. He married his high school sweetheart, Gloria A. Hoodak of Lopez, PA on May 9, 1959. Gene and Gloria recently celebrated their 54th Anniversary. Not a person to sit still, Gene started working when he was eight years old on his grandfather’s farm. He worked in the woods with his Dad, for PP&L, and for the local labor union in Williamsport. Gene later worked for McDonald’s Radio and Electric as an electrician, the Wilkes-Barre Electric Union after the ’72 Flood, and the Bertel Can Company. Gene assisted with the building of the Swiss Chalet Dinner Theater before going into business with Ron Gutosky and opening Windsor House, an appliance/furniture store which specialized in Electrical Contracting in Dushore. Together they remodeled, opened, and operated Dushore Market until he retired. After which Gene worked for Rexer’s Drilling until becoming disabled. While his children were growing up Gene was always coming home to a household full of kids. Giving hugs and bringing out blushes in the girls, even as adults are things the kids and their friends will never forget. He taught many Sullivan County children how to shoot in his 4-H Rifle Club and he was a coach for the Lopez Little League Team. He was Fire Chief of the Lopez Fire Company, a committee chairman for Boy Scouts, and a member of White Ash Land Association. Gene served as a school board member for 10 years and was the first school board member ever to hand their child a diploma, which he did several times. Gene was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Mildred, the Sullivan County Historical Society, and the Lopez Civic Association. Gene is survived by his loving and devoted wife Gloria, at home. His children: Eugene(Debi) Weisbrod of Towanda, PA, Robert (Stephanie) Weisbrod of Earleville, MD, Susan (Nathan) Kinsey, Lopez, PA, and Sandra Weisbrod of Kingwood, TX. Brother: Edmond (Rena) Weisbrod, Mildred, PA, Sisters: Irene (Gerald) Silverstrim, Dushore, PA, and Judy Koes (John Clancy) Mt. Bethel, PA, Brother-in-Laws: John R. Bahl Overton, PA and Harvey Vough Dushore, PA, Uncle: Wayne (Ruth) Fulmer Muncy Valley, PA, Aunts: Dorothy Baker Camptown, PA, Pauline Mulcahy Monroeton, PA, and Joanne Dunn, Dushore, PA Eight loved grandchildren: Nicholas Weisbrod, Ryan, Elizabeth, and Matthew Weisbrod, Trevor and Aaron Kinsey, and Alexander and Dillon Alam, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Gene was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Vough of Dushore, PA and Betty Bahl of Overton, PA. It is said that a man is lucky if he has one true friend in his life. Well then Gene was abundantly blessed and his presence will be missed by so many friends, too many to mention by name. A Transferal Service will be held on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 10:30 AM from the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water Street, Dushore, PA and will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Mildred, PA with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, his pastor, presiding. Interment will be in SS Peter and Paul’s Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Lopez, PA. Friends may call between the hours of 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home in Dushore on Sunday, September 29, 2013. The family will provide the flowers and request that Memorial Contributions be directed to the Lopez Civic Association, PO Box 100, Lopez, PA 18628 or the Sullivan County Historical Society, PO Box 252, Laporte, PA 18626. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Eugene Walter Weisbrod, please visit our flower store.

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