James E. Lake

May 27, 2018

Lake, James Obituary

James E. Lake, 75, of Shade Gap, PA, died Sunday, May 27, 2018 at his home.
Born September 19, 1942 at Shade Gap, PA, he was a son of the late Ellis John & Anabel (Colyer) Lake. He was united in marriage to the former Barbara Fritz on October 5, 1961. Mrs. Lake survives at their home.
He is also survived by three daughters, Sherry Bair and husband Tim and Debbie Traxler and husband Dave all of Shade Gap, PA and Tina Bupp and husband Carl of Mifflin, PA, four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and three siblings, Dorothy “Dort” Baer of Burnt Cabins, PA, Thurlby “Babe” Lake and Donald “Grubby” Lake, both of Shade Gap, PA. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Charles Lake, Sr., Russell Devlin, Arthur Devlin, Jackie Devlin and Robert Devlin.
Mr. Lake had owned and operated Lake’s Septic Tank Cleaning prior to his brother, Charles, taking over the business and was last employed as a carpenter and bricklayer.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
At Mr. Lake’s request there will be no public visitation or funeral services.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.

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