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Earl Dewey McAfoos, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1898
Marion Center
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1981
Indiana
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA

Earl D. McAfoos, 83, of Black Lick died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1981 in Indiana Hospital. A son of Ira and Minnie Swartz McAfoos, he was born April 26, 1898 at Marian Center. Mr. McAfoos was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and the State Forestry Department. He was also a member of the Carol-Graceton Sportsmen's Club. A veteran of World War 1, Mr. McAfoos served in the U.S. Army. Surviving are his wife, Esther Potts McAfoos, Black Lick, three sons; Ira, Black Lick; Earl D. Jr., Lemon Grove, Calif.; David, Blairsville RD1; five daughters; Mrs. Hilary (Betty Lou) Duffner, Blairsville; Mrs. Daniel (Patricia) Lee, San Antonio, Texas; Mrs. Robert (Mary Lynn) Shenk and Mrs. Eugene (Alice) Desalle, both of Lancaster; Mrs. Eve Jean Mikeska, Kittanning; 27 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Harry, Marion Center, two half-brothers; Francis Dowle, Marion Center, and David Dowle, Needles, Calif.; and five sisters; Mrs. Frank (Nora) McNutt, Brookville; Mrs. Ethel Ramby, Kirby, Ark.; Mrs. Martha Kimmel, Dayton, Ohio; Mrs. Rachel Bowman, Indiana; and Mrs. John (Dorothy) Benkoskey, Sagamore. He was preceded in death by a brother, Clair, in 1981. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the Richard L. Shoemaker Funeral Home, Blairsville. Services will be held in the chapel of the funeral home at 1 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Gerald Mershimer officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.

From: The Indiana Evening Gazette, Indiana, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday September 8, 1981, Page 28
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ira Stewart McAfoos (1872 - 1919)
  Minnie Belle Swartz Doyle (1877 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther E. Potts McAfoos (1903 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Earl Dewey McAfoos (1898 - 1981)
  Ethel Mae McAfoos Ramby (1906 - 1994)*
  Harry S McAfoos (1908 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Tabor Cemetery
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Lasherp
Originally Created by: sharon fondelier
Record added: Jul 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54658181
Earl Dewey McAfoos, Sr
Added by: Brian J. Ensley
 
Earl Dewey McAfoos, Sr
Added by: Brian J. Ensley
 
 
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