Freeman G. Detwiler

December 22, 2016

Detwiler, Freeman Obituary

Freeman G. Detwiler, 90, of Rockhill Furnace, PA, died at 4:24 PM, Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Woodland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Orbisonia, PA.
    
Born July 20, 1926 in Cass Twp., Huntingdon Co., he was a son of the late George Washington & Ruth (Hoffman) Detwiler. He was united in marriage to the former Gladys S. Moore on June 30, 1951 at Mt. Union, PA. Mrs. Detwiler preceded in death on July 15, 1996.

He is survived by seven children, George Detwiler and wife Donna of Rockhill Furnace, PA, Ruth Seilhamer and husband John of Shirleysburg, PA, David Detwiler of Gilbertsville, PA, Charles Detwiler and wife Karen of Shirleysburg, PA, William Detwiler and wife Maxine of Three Springs, PA, Steven Detwiler of Rockhill Furnace, PA and Terry Detwiler of Orbisonia, PA. He is also survived by twenty four grandchildren, fifty four great grandchildren, seventeen great great grandchildren and one sister, Winifred Heiblieb. One son, Michael Detwiler, six brothers and three sisters, preceded in death.

Mr. Detwiler retired from North American Refractories, Mt. Union, PA. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U. S. Army with the 81st Wildcats.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM, Monday, December 26, 2016 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. James Hullihen officiating. Interment will be made at the I. O. O. F. Memorial Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Monday.




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December 26, 2016
2:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgely Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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December 26, 2016
3:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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December 26, 2016

Interment
I. O. O. F. Memorial Cemetery

Rockhill Furnace, PA 17249


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