John H. Rumery, 68, of Clearfield died on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at his home.
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He was born on September 20, 1950 in Clearfield, a son of the late Richard H. and M. Lenore (Hastings) Rumery.
John was employed by Harbison Walker Refractories in mobile maintenance. He was then employed and retired after 30 years from NRG (Penelec) in mobile maintenance.
He was a member of the Shawville United Methodist Church, the Clearfield American Legion, Clearfield Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 812, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge #540, Clearfield, and the Free and Accepted Masons Lodge #314, Clearfield.
John served with the U. S. Navy during Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen (Rauch) Rumery whom he wed on February 23, 1974 at the Shawville United Methodist Church. He is also survived by three children, Brian Rumery and wife Cynthia of Woodland, Andrea Schickling and husband Todd of Clearfield, and Diana LaMantia and husband Jared of TX; six grandchildren, Christian, Isaac, Madison, Lincoln, Anistyn, Leven; two step grandchildren, Shannon and husband Roman and their children Pierce, Beau and Vann, and Shay and wife Daniela and their son Channing; a sister, Diana Greene and husband Rich of ID; a sister-in-law, Carol Rumery of IN; a beloved cousin, Penny McCracken and family of Shawville; a brother-in-law, Louie Rauch and wife Darlene; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Myers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard H. Rumery; a brother-in-law, Robert M. Myers; in-laws, Joseph and Rose Rauch; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hastings; and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rumery.
Friends will be received at the Beardsley Funeral Home and Crematory, Clearfield on Monday from 4 PM - 7 PM.
Military honors will be accorded at the funeral home at 7 PM.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Shawville United Methodist Church, PO Box 162, Shawville, PA, 16873; or the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 974, PO Box 1424, Clearfield, PA 16830; or the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL, 32256.
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