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Lynn Allen Bechdel
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1938
Beech Creek
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 2008
Mill Hall
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA

Lynn A. Bechdel
December 24, 2008
The Express

Lynn A. Bechdel, 70, of Lupold Lane, Mill Hall, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 at his residence.

He was born July 12, 1938 in Beech Creek, a son of the late William and Florence (Kitchen) Bechdel.

Lynn was married on June 13, 1983 to the former Shelvia J. Geraty. They celebrated 25 years of marriage.

He retired from Glenn O. Hawbaker Construction as a foreman. He was co-owner of the Hilltop Tavern, Lock Haven.

Lynn was a member of the Beech Creek American Legion in Howard and the VFW. He was an avid gardner and enjoyed hunting.

He served in the U.S. Marines.

Surviving are his loving wife; three sons, Wayne (Bonnie) Bechdel of Lock Haven, William (Mary) Bechdel of Lock Haven and Robert (Gwen) Bechdel of Mill Hall; a stepson, Daryl McDermit of Mill Hall; a stepdaughter, Kimberly McDermit of Mill Hall; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a brother, Daniel Bechdel of Beech Creek; and three sisters, Martha Smoyer of Bellefonte, Lois Confer of Monument and Mary Lou Evers of Rebersburg.

He was preceded in death by a stepson, Philip McDermit; a stepdaughter, Mary Catherine McDermit; and four brothers, Harry, Merle, Donald and LeRoy.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 26, 2008 at First Church of Christ, Lock Haven, with the Rev. Bo King officiating. Friends and relatives will be received from 9 to 11 a.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall.

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Family links: 
  William Brooks Bechdel (1905 - 1987)
  Florence Gertrude Kitchen Bechdel (1907 - 2001)
  William Merle Bechdel (1929 - 1976)*
  Leroy Kitchen Bechdel (1936 - 2006)*
  Lynn Allen Bechdel (1938 - 2008)
  Donald P. Bechdel (1943 - 1961)*
  Daniel C. Bechdel (1947 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Record added: Jan 31, 2012
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Lynn Allen Bechdel
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