Jack E. Dunn

EAST SALEM – Jack E. Dunn, 83, of East Salem died at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home.

Born on Sept. 26, 1930, in Delaware Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Frank L. and Anna (Amey) Dunn. On June 9, 1950, he married his surviving wife, Almera M. (Willow) Dunn, with whom he shared more than 63 years of marriage.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: his children, Douglas Dunn and his wife Carrie, of Thompsontown, and Tami Mays and her husband Jamie, of Ellicott City, Md.; a sister, L. Jane Bassler, of East Salem; and he leaves behind five grandchildren, Jennifer Dunn, Jeremy Dunn, Jacki Mays, Julie Mays and Kristabelle Mays.

Two brothers, Warren L. Dunn and Richard P. Dunn, preceded him in death.

Mr. Dunn worked briefly for the Pennsylvania Railroad until proudly serving his county with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. After returning home from the service, Jack was employed as a mechanic by Regester’s Chevrolet, Inc., Thompsontown, until retiring in 1988 after 34 years of service. After retiring, he continued to work for Regester’s Chevrolet Inc. on a part-time basis.

He was a lifetime member and former Trustee of the Thompsontown Fire Co., a member of the Thompsontown Lions Club and the Regester’s Chevrolet Bowling Team.

Jack was an avid vendor at the Carlisle Car Events and fleamarkets for more than 30 years. He had a passion for collecting antique items.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with Pastor John Walters officiating. Interment will be held after the service in the Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown, where full military burial honors will be accorded by the Juniata County Veterans Council.

A viewing will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

For online tributes and condolences please visit www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.