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Melvin L. Imes, Sr

  • Birth 14 Apr 1928 Doyles Mills, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 4 May 2009 Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Nook, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 36790751

Melvin L. Imes Sr., 80, of Mifflin, died at 6:47 p.m., Monday, May 4, 2009, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital in Lewistown, PA.

Born Aug. 14, 1928, in Doyles Mills, Juniata County, PA he was a son of the late D. Luther and Janetta (Swartwood) Imes. His wife of more than 60 years, Helen (Hurrell) Imes, whom he married on Nov. 6, 1948, survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: six children, Melvin L. Imes Jr., of Port Royal, Gary L. Imes and his wife, Shirley, of Mifflin, Donald G. Imes, of Mifflin, Beverly Swartz, of Port Royal, Brenda Stimeling and her husband, Lyndon, of Richfield, Barbara Myers and her husband, Charles, of Port Royal; four siblings, Charles (Sam) Imes and his, wife Janet, of Port Royal, R. Lee Imes and his wife, Alice, of Mifflin, David L. Imes and his wife, Judy, of Port Royal, Connie L. Horst and her husband, Robert, of Lemoyne.

He also leaves behind 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Three brothers, Blair W. Imes, Lehman T. Imes, R. Earl Imes; and one sister Stella Brandt, preceded him in death.

Mr. Imes owned and operated his own dairy farm and livestock transportation business, as well as being employed by Agway Inc. of Mifflin for 17 years.

Melvin was an avid hunter, who enjoyed watching television, but his greatest joy came from talking with family and his friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 7, 2009, from the New Life Assembly of God Church, Corner of Industrial Park and Cedar Spring Roads, Mifflintown, with the Pastor Alan Reiman officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Nook, PA.

Viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service, Thursday, at the church.

For those that desire, memorial contributions in Mr. Imes' memory may be made to his church, New Life Assembly of God, RR 4 Box 417, Mifflintown, PA 17059-9554.

Online condolences may be sent at

Posted in The Sentinel in Lewistown, PA on May 06, 2009.

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