Harry Junior Dreese

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Harry Junior Dreese

  • Birth 19 May 1925 Locust Run, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 2011 Fermanagh Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 67874928

Harry Junior Dreese, 85, formerly of Tuscarora, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Brookline Manor, Mifflintown.

Born May 19, 1925, in Locust Run, he is the son of the late Harry B. and Bertha (Prye) Dreese.

He is survived by his wife, Queenie J. (Ranck) Dreese, whom he married June 16, 1945, also living at Brookline Manor, two sons, Ronald W. Dreese and wife, Glenda, of McAlisterville, and Daniel W. Dreese and wife, Connie, of McAlisterville, one daughter, Patricia F. Richardson and husband, Rodney, of East Waterford, one sister, Betty Dressler, of Harrisburg, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one step-great-granddaughter, and two step-great-great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Wilson, Madelyn Gable, and Anna Mary Graybill.

Harry was a truck driver for J.A. Clark of Mifflintown, leased to Sullivan Lines, Aero Trucking, and Kaplan Trucking. After retiring, he worked for John H. Sheaffer, Inc. in Mexico.

He was a member of Mexico United Methodist Church, where he had served as superintendant, president of the board of trustees, and Sunday school teacher. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

His funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7 at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown with Rev. Robert Graybill officiating. Interment was in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. There was a viewing Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requested that contributions be made in memory of Harry to Mexico United Methodist Church, PO Box 133, Mexico, PA 17056 or to the American Legion Scholarship Endowment Fund, PO Box 2324, Harrisburg, PA 17105.

Guss Funeral Home Obituary


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  • Created by: Leo
  • Added: 4 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67874928
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Junior Dreese (19 May 1925–3 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67874928, citing Juniata Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Leo (contributor 47444957) .