|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1914|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 2007|
Roy R. Brocklehurst of 311 S. East St., Mercer, died at 3:10 a.m. Sunday Nov. 25,2007, after an extended illness. He was 92.
Mr. Brocklehurst was born Dec. 15, 1914, in Volant to Archie David Brocklehurst and Jane Ellen Atkinson Brocklehurst.
He moved in 1921 to Jackson Township and attended Paoli Country School. He built a house in 1948 in Mercer, where he lived until his death.
Roy was a 50 plus year member of Bethany Presbyterian Church in Mercer, where he served as a trustee.
Roy retired in 1977 from Westinghouse Electric Corp. During his retirement years, he travled with his wife and spent time with grandchildren, family and friends.
His wife, the former Anna A. Swartzbeck, whom he married Oct.25, 1939, preceded him in death on July 13, 2000.
A daughter, Ellen C. Brocklehurst Rombold also preceded him on July 17, 2001.
He is survived by a daughter, Judy A. Brocklehurst Finney and her husband, William T., Tait Road, Mercer; four grandchildren, Thomas Finney and his wife, Susan, Davidson, N.C., Sandra Finney Suski and her husband, Thomas, Allison Park, Carol Rombold and friend, Doug Palmer, Sharon, and John Rombold and his wife, Jackie, Pittsburgh; six greatgrandchildren, Conner and Colin Finney, Jessica and Brandon Suski, Kailyn and Carter Rombold; a sister, Verna Mae Hill and her husband, Claiborne, Garner, N.C.; and a brother, I. Cecil Brocklehurst and his wife, Sharon, Farmers Branch, Texas.
Besides his wife and daughter, Roy was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Lyle C., Paul W.,Harry D. and Merle A. Brocklehurst.
Calling hours: 2to4 and 7to9 p.m. Tuesday (11-27-07) in Cunningham Funeral Home Inc., 144 S. Pitt St., Mercer.
Service: Funeral and committal services at 11 a.m. Wednesday (11-28-07) in Bethany Presbyterian Church, Mercer with Rev. James Leuenberger, Pastor officiating.
Internment: Deleware (Township) Cemetery.
Taken from the Sharon Herald Nov. 2007
Archie David Brocklehurst (1879 - 1966)
Jane Ellan Atkinson Brocklehurst (1883 - 1978)
Anna A. Swartzbeck Brocklehurst (1916 - 2000)*
Ellen C. Brocklehurst Rombold (1941 - 2001)*
Lyle C. Brocklehurst (1910 - 1922)*
Paul William Brocklehurst (1913 - 1994)*
Roy Raymond Brocklehurst (1914 - 2007)
Merle Archie Brocklehurst (1916 - 2007)*
Harry D. Brocklehurst (1921 - 1997)*
Created by: Don Cook
Record added: Nov 19, 2010
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