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Gerald McCloskey

Gerald Lee McCloskey Sr.

Saturday, February 8th, 1936 - Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Obituary

Gerald Lee McCloskey, Sr., 84, Bellwood died Thursday evening, June 4, 2020, at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona. He was born February 8, 1936 in Bellwood, son of the late Lee Roy and Margaret (Myers) McCloskey. On June 6, 1959, he married Marjorie L. Fonner at First Brethren Church, Altoona
by the Rev. Ralph Burns.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years; three children, Gerald L. Jr. (Paula), Bonita S. (Rocky) Trundle, and Galen T.(Joni) all of Tulsa, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Melisa, Stephanie, Bryce, Andres’, Ben and Averie; 7 great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Smith; sisters in law, Ann Stahl and Sondra Lewis; and a niece and nephews, Debra Rutter and Dennis and Lynn Smith.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Pamela Martinez; sisters and brothers in law, Patricia Thompson, Lucinda Acker, Robert Stahl, Thomas Acker, Daniel DeLozier, Bucky Lewis, and Ted Wisor.
Gerald was a 1954 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. He served in the US Navy from 1955-57 and was stationed on the USS Massey 778 Destroyer as a torpedoman. He was formerly employed at West Virginia Pulp and Paper, Tyrone for 17 years and in 1998, he retired from PPG Works #27, Tipton after 28 years of service.
Gerald enjoyed fishing, gardening, making sauerkraut, sitting on the swing, and camping especially at the Outer Banks in North Carolina. He was an avid Penn State Nittany Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers football fan.

A service to celebrate Gerald’s life will be held at 11am, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc. Bellwood. Friends will be received from 9am until the 11am time of service on July 14, 2020 at the funeral home, with Pastor Rob Davis officiating. Interment at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.

The family suggests that contributions in his memory be made to Conemaugh Regional Hospice
210 Industrial Park Rd. Suite 150 Johnstown, Pa. 15904.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    618 Martin Street
    BELLWOOD, PA 16617
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    618 Martin Street
    BELLWOOD, PA 16617
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Rob Davis
  • Interment

    Location
    Logan Valley Cemetery
    Address
    Stadium Drive
    BELLWOOD, PA 16617
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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