Leroy Page in his Army uniform during World War II. (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/26/13 - Image Year: 1944
OBITUARY for LEROY E. PAGE
Leroy E. Page, 72, of Mifflintown RR3, died at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 1995, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, Lewistown. Born June 18, 1922, in Port Royal, he was a son of the Late Brade E. and Laura E. [Hostler] Page. His first wife, Stella C. [Murphy] Page, died February 26, 1980. His second wife, Willavene [Lauver] Page, whom he married March 6, 1982, survives.
Also surviving are: children, Roy E. Page, Mifflintown, Mrs. William [Betsy] Bell, McClure RR1, Mrs. John [Dorothy] Yorks, Mifflin; stepchildren, James Donaldson, McAlisterville, Edward Donaldson, Carlisle, Mrs. Leroy [Kathleen] Griffin, Grand Rapids, MI, Mrs. Roy [Nancy], Smith, McAlisterville, Mrs. Warren [Rosalie] Motter, Marysville; brother and sisters, William Page, Port Royal, Mrs. Karl [Eleanor] Fulkroad, Port Royal RR2, Mrs. Sam [Myrtle] Bollinger, HC Mifflin, Mrs. Lewis [Elaine] Stuck, Mifflintown RR1; five grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by, an infant son, two brothers, Harry E. "Buck" Page and Dwain E. Page, three sisters, Margaret Walton, Dorothy Seigler and Rebecca Wentzel and an infant grandson.
He retired in 1972 on disability from Hemp Brothers Construction as a heavy equipment operator.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater.
He was a member of New Life Assembly of God Church, Mifflintown RR4 and the Juniata Ernergency Team. Services were held Friday at New Life Assembly of God Church, Mifflintown RR4, with Rev. Harold N. Imes officiating. Interment was in Union Cemetery, Walker Township, Juniata County.
Military graveside services were conducted by the Juniata County Veterans Council. Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
(THE JUNIATA SENTINEL -- JUNE 7, 1995 -- MIFFLINTOWN, PA.)