Harry R. Fogleman
MIFFLINTOWN – Harry R. Fogleman, 90, of Mifflintown, died at 8:28 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
Born Oct. 29, 1923, in Walker Township, Juniata County, he was the son of the late John H. and Martha (Snouffer) Fogleman. On Aug. 28, 1991, he married his surviving wife, Edith M. “Edie” (Singley) Berrier-Fogleman, with whom he shared nearly 23 years of marriage. His first wife, S. Marlene (Landis) Fogleman, preceded him in death on Oct. 28, 1990.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by: a son, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Retired, Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman and his wife, M. Jane, of Durango, Colo.; a daughter, Eddi Kay Gill and her husband, Robert, of Mifflintown; stepchildren, Lynn Conklin, of Hershey, Sandra Herman and her husband, Richard, of Mount Pleasant Mills, Michael Berrier and his wife, Mitzi, of Hughesville, Matthew Berrier and his wife, Becky, of Carlisle, Andrew Berrier and his wife, Susan, of Chambersburg, and Daniel Berrier and his wife, Sherry, of Port Royal; siblings, Wayne Fogleman and his wife, Beverly, of Reedsville, and Wanda Berlin and Isabel Quigley, both of Mifflintown; four grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: one son, Joseph Fogelman; one daughter, Nancy F. Slick; one stepson, Richard E. “Rick” Berrier Jr.; one stepgrandson, Richard E. Herman; and one sister, Esther Leidy.
His memberships included St. Jude’s Catholic Church, Union Lodge No. 324, F&AM, Crawford-Brubaker VFW Post No. 5863, American Legion Post No. 298, all of Mifflintown, the Lost Creek Golf Club, Oakland Mills, Harrisburg Consistory A.A.S.R. and he was a charter member of the Juniata Emergency Team (JETS).
During World War II, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Fogleman was a heavy equipment operator, who worked on pipeline construction on the eastern seaboard. During his retirement, he worked for various local contractors and also served as the sewer inspector for Fermanagh Township.
Harry had a variety of interests ranging from his favorite of golf, to woodworking, motorcycles and tinkering with anything mechanical. His outdoor spirit was clearly evident in his love of camping, fishing and traveling.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at the St. Jude’s Catholic Church, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Jayaseelan Amalanathan officiating. After the service, interment will take place in the New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal, where the Juniata County Veterans Council will accord full military burial honors.
Viewing will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with a masonic service held at 8:45 p.m. by the Union Lodge No. 324, Mifflintown.
For those who desire, memorial contributions in Mr. Fogleman’s memory may be made to the Sacred Heart School Angel Fund, 9 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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