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Harry Leland ‘Lee’ Curfman

August 7, 2014
Lewistown Sentinel

Harry Leland "Lee" Curfman, 79, of Hollidaysburg, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.

Born Feb. 15, 1935, in Roaring Spring, he was a son of the late John and Anne (Meier) Curfman. His wife, Beverly A. Parks, whom he married on Aug. 27, 1960, in Altoona, and shared nearly 54 years of marriage with, survives.

Also surviving are: two daughters, Leann Hollen, of Hollidaysburg, and Lori Aultz and husband, Harry, of Lewistown; two sons, Jeff and wife, Donna, of Altoona, and Mike, of West Virginia; nine grandchildren, Haley, Emily, Tyler, Hannah, Kristopher, Nichole, Joshua, Allison and Jonas; a great-grandson, Liam; a sister, Patricia Eagler, of Georgia; and three brothers, William, of Pennsylvania, Norman, of North Carolina, and Terry, of Hollidaysburg.

He was preceded in death by a brother, David.

He was a 1954 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. He retired from Butterick Co., Altoona, and was owner of the former Harry's Gun Shop, West Loop. He served in the USAF during the Korean Conflict.

He was a past president of Hollidaysburg Sportsman's Club. He was a current member of West Loop Sportman's Club, National Rifle Association and Fort Fetter American Legion Post No. 519. He helped organize and was the first Scout Master of Cub Scout Troop No. 56, Frankstown.

He enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing. He was a second degree black belt in Karate.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, officiated by Pastor Kathy Colebank. After the service, there will be military honors.

Private interment will be in Alto Reste Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Western PA Chapter, 810 River Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

 
 
 

 

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