John Edmund Woomer

John Edmund Woomer, 93, of Belleville, formerly of Pennsylvania Furnace, died on Aug. 29, 2018, at Valley View Retirement Village, Belleville.

He was born in Graysville, the son of Edmund K. and AnnaLysle (Shank) Woomer.

On July 26, 1952, in Graysville, he married Marjorie A. Barkman, who preceded him in death on March 9, 2017. He was also preceded in death by his sons, Jay (1962) and Edmund (2016), and siblings, Harold, Isabelle, Ida, Louise and Georgia.

John is survived by: children, Roger Woomer, of Irmo, S.C., Anita (John) Heichel, of Tyrone, and Larry (Tammy) Woomer, of Pennsylvania Furnace; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and sister, Enid Peiffer.

John was a 1943 graduate of the Warriors Mark-Franklin High School and he retired from Penn State University in 1988 after 31 years of service.

He was a WWII U.S Army veteran after serving in Germany.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at the Spring Mount Church of the Brethren, with Pastor Jeff Glenny officiating. Burial will take place at Graysville Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at the Bruce E. Cox Funeral Home, and from 10 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Valley View Haven Endowment Fund, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Bruce E. Cox Funeral Home, 3784 Warriors Mark Path, Warriors Mark, PA 16877.