Eugene Leroy LONGACRE
OBITUARY for EUGENE L. "GENE" LONGACRE
PORT ROYAL: Eugene L. "Gene" Longacre, 74, of P.O. Box 82, Port Royal, died at 2:35 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2006, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, HC 57, Mifflin.
Born Oct. 20, 1931, in Mexico, Pa., he was a son of the late Franklin and Effie (Kohler) Longacre. His wife, Shirley (Yohn) Longacre, whom he married Jan. 5, 1957, survives.
Also surviving is a daughter, Donna E. Brothers, of P.O. Box 2, Port Royal; four sisters, Helen Hartman, Apache Junction, Ariz., Dorothy Harrington, Kissimmee, Fla., Gladys Fowler, Steelton, Edith Gaskins, Manheim; two brothers, Abraham L. Longacre, Dauphin, and Benjamin F. Longacre, Port Royal.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Merill Longacre, and also by two sisters, Clarissa Schmidt and Alice Longacre.
He was a retired employee of Marlette Homes Inc., Lewistown, with 31 years of service. he was talented in carpentry and also in other trades.
He was a 1951 graduate of Port Royal High School and was a Korean War veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.
He was a life member of the Friendship Fire Co., Port Royal.
His funeral will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. Brand W. Eaton officiating. Interment will be in New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.
A viewing will be held Monday, July 31, 2006, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal.
Memorial donations may be made to the Friendship Fire Co., P.O. Box 274, Port Royal, PA 17082, or to the Port Royal Ambulance Co., P.O. Box 265, Port Royal, PA 17082.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Juniata County Veterans Council.
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