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Harold David Fenton

April 2, 1932 — January 16, 2020

       

          Mr. Harold D. Fenton, age 87, of Dushore, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Highlands Care Center, Laporte, PA, with his devoted wife and loving family at his side.

 

Harold was born on April 2, 1932, at home in Wilmot, Twp., a son of the late Rufus F. and Ruth Neuber Fenton. He attended the Hollenback School.    

 

Harold served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict from 1953 to 1962.

 

 He married the former Betty Tourscher of Dushore, PA, on March 27, 1971, and they have enjoyed 48 years of marriage.

 

          He worked for Sull-craft for many years as their plant manager until its closing in 1991.  At that time he opened his own store, Fenton Clothing in Dushore.  Harold and Betty worked side by side until retiring in 2017 after 27 years in business.

 

          He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, woodworking, and going to the family farm.

 

          He was a member of Loyalsock Post # 996 American Legion, Dushore, PA.

 

          Harold was well known for his generous support of local charities, especially the Red Rock Jobs Corps.

 

Surviving:                         

Loving wife:

Betty Fenton                                                                  at home

 

Son:

Ronnie & Dana Fenton                                                  Wyalusing, PA

 

Daughters and sons-in-law:

Linda & Brian “Buck” Tewksbury                                 Spring Hill, PA

Laurie & Jeff Sands                                                       Laceyville, PA

 

Daughter-in-law:

Susan Detrick Fenton                                                    Laceyville, PA

 

Brothers:

Arthur (Marjorie) Fenton                                               Sugar Run, PA

Lyle Fenton                                                                              Sugar Run, PA

 

Sister:

Joan Siranni                                                                   Sugar Run, PA

 

Brothers-in-law:

Francis Tourscher                                                                    Dushore, PA

Edward Strope                                                              Wyalusing, PA

 

Sister-in-law:

Helen Evangelisti                                                           Dushore, PA

 

Nine grandchildren:

Lisa Mapes

Brian Fenton

Tad Fenton

Craig Fenton

Eric Fenton

Catie Hatch

Christopher Tewksbury

Bryant Tewksbury

Joy Howell

 

 And twelve great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son, David D. Fenton on February 15, 2009, brothers: Tracey Fenton and Donald Fenton, sisters: Annabelle Fenton, Dolly Shaffer, Edith Stope, and Lulabelle Lawrence; and also by 3 infant siblings.

 

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614, with the Rev. Phyllis A. Pelletier, pastor of St. John’s Chapel, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Dushore, PA, officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Basil’s Cemetery, Dushore, PA.

 

Family and friends may call on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

 

Memorial contributions may be sent to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19140, or the Dushore Fire Co and Ambulance Assoc., PO Box 1, Dushore, PA 18614

 

Military Graveside Services will be accorded by members of Loyalsock Post #996 American Legion, Dushore, PA, and the US Air Force Honor’s Detail.

 

  Members are asked to assemble and pass in review at the Homer Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.

 

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 Harold David Fenton, please visit our flower store.

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