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George Day, Jr., 82

July 22, 2014

George Day, Jr., 82, of Reynoldsville, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Christ the King Manor.

He was born March 7, 1932, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late George Day, Sr., and Laura (Smith) Day.

Mr. Day was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War.

On Nov. 22, 1951, he married the former Patricia Ann Welton. She survives and resides in Reynoldsville.

He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Reynoldsville.

George worked for McDowell and Jackson China and also farmed. He and his wife owned and operated a greenhouse for many years.

His enjoyments were farming, horticulture, fishing, hunting, woodworking and wildlife.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Michael (Linda) Day of Reynoldsville, Fred (Kathy) Day of Punxsutawney and Dennis (Sue) Day of Reynoldville; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; two brothers, David (Helen) Day of Reynoldville, and Robert (Carol) Day of Reynoldsville; and two sisters, Mary Margaret (Joseph) Vern of Brockway and Denise (Dennis) McGranor of Reynoldsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two daughters, Dorothy and Cynthia Day.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Big Run.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Leo Cramer.

Interment will follow at Desire Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Christ the King Manor personal care unit or to DuBois EMS.

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