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 Ernest Searfoss, Jr

Ernest Searfoss, Jr

Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 83)
Burial West Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Ernest Searfoss Jr.
December 7, 2010

Ernest Searfoss Jr., of West Pittston, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2010, in Hospice Community Care, Dunmore. He was born in Pittston May 31, 1927, a son of the late Ernest Sr., and Ruth King Searfoss.

Ernest served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

During his earlier years, he was employed in the mining industry in New Jersey and worked on the Lehigh Valley Railroad. He was also employed for over 20 years by Kanaar Corporation in Wilkes-Barre. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Schott Optical, Duryea.

He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pittston.

Ernest was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Elizabeth Searfoss.

Surviving are daughters, Renee Wieslogel, Exeter; Ruth Ann Hall, West Pittston; Jennifer Emel, Hunlock Creek; Edith Vann, Dallas; Rebecca Malone, Exeter; Shirley Walsh, Pittston; Mary Alice Buzunis, Pittston; Diane Barletta, Pittston; and Tracey Norton, Wyoming, and sons, Wayne Searfoss, West Pittston; David Searfoss, Pittston; Ernest Searfoss III, Mayfield; George Searfoss, Hunlock Creek; and James Searfoss, Jermyn; a sister, Ruth Terlesky, Florida; as well as 45 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning from the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, West Pittston, with services at 11 a.m. in St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wood Street, Pittston. The Rev. Michael Erickson will officiate. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Interment will be held in West Pittston Cemetery.

Published in Times Leader on December 9, 2010.

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