Glenn F. ‘Jake’ Varnes

MIFFLINTOWN – Glenn F. “Jake” Varnes, 63, of Mifflintown, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the Geisinger- Lewistown Hospital emergency room.

Born March 3, 1951, in Center, he was a son of Sara Louise (Sheets) Varnes, of Mifflintown, and the late Rowlan L. Varnes Sr.

He is survived by: one son, Wayko L. Varnes and wife, Rachel, of Port Royal; one daughter, Farrah A. Lukens and husband, Chris, of Milroy; his former wife, Sheila (Singer) Varnes, of Milroy; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Rowlan L. Varnes Jr.

He graduated from Juniata Joint High School in 1969 and his last job was working in construction.

He had a green thumb with the plants in his garden and he enjoyed fishing and working on his Chevy muscle cars.

His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Charles Hershberger officiating. Interment will be in the Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.

There will be a viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

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