Monday, May 29, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 05/29/17

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 05/29/17


Harry F Harring, age 90, of Cressona, formerly of Pitman, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital - E Norwegian, Pottsville.

He was born on Friday, May 13, 1927, in Pitman, a son of the late Harry Harring and the late Esther M Herb Harring.

He was a farmer for many years and then worked for the Schuylkill County Permit and Zoning Office until his retirement.

He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Congregational Church, Pitman.

Harry was actively involved in the Eldred Twp community for forty years; serving as Supervisor, Treasurer, and Road Master. He served on the Schuylkill County Planning and Zoning and the Schuylkill County Farm Preservation.

Harry enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and in his later years coin collecting.

His wife Janet Kessler Harring, passed away in 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents; and by a sister, Ruby Smeltz.

He is survived by two sons, Dale H Harring and his wife Wanda of Valley View, and David W Harring and his wife Patricia of Tremont; eight grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; two brothers, Dr Maynard Harring of Lansdale and Donald Harring of Newmanstown; a companion, Candis Freeman of Friedensburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 11:00 am, with Rev. Todd Wolfe officiating.

A viewing will be held from 9:30 am to 11:00 am on Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be made in St. Paul's EC Cemetery, Pitman.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul's E.C. Church, 172 Ridge Road, Pitman PA 17964.

Condolences can be left for the family at


Edward W Moyer, age 85, of Klingerstown, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born on Thursday, September 3, 1931, in Williamstown, a son of the late William G Moyer and the late Ethel M Adams Moyer.

He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Ed was a Carpenter for Jim Daniels Construction, prior to his retirement.

He is survived by his wife Ann M Manley Moyer, to whom he was married for 15 years.

He is also survived by ten children; six step children; a sister, Edith Kauffman of Williamstown; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View.

Condolences can be left for the family at

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