Ray G. ‘Pee Wee’ Savercool

Ray G. “Pee Wee” Savercool, 80, of Millerstown, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in the Holy Spirit Hospital.

He was born Oct. 18, 1933, to the late Ray C. Savercool and Ruth (McNaughton) Savercool.

Pee Wee is survived by: his wife of 63 years, Mildred (Mowery) Savercool; children, Michael R. Savercool (Darlene), of Richfield and Teresa R. Weiand (Greg), of Millerstown; stepmother, Helen Savercool, of Mifflintown; half brothers, Lynn Savercool, of Texas and Edward Savercool, of Millerstown; half sister, Barbara Weibley, of Manchester; seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by son, James M. Savercool.

He was the owner of the former Savercool Brick Company. He was a 50 year member of, 32 Degree Mason and past Master of the Tennis Lodge 371 F&AM, in Thompsontown, Zembo Shrine, and Harrisburg Consistory. He was a past member of the Greenwood School District Board of Directors, a founder of the Millerstown Pool, and sponsor of youth and adult soccer teams.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and watching his grandchildren in their sports and dancing. He was an avid hunter.

Family and friends are invited to services at the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport for a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday with Masonic Services by the Tennis Lodge 371 at 8 p.m. Services on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. at the New Harvest Community Church, 527 Maple Street, Millerstown with a viewing with Pastor Warren Peachey officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in memory of Pee Wee to Perry County Animal Rescue, 507 Sugar Run Road, Millerstown 17062 or Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Suite 115, Harrisburg, PA 17110.