Cowfer, David


David Lee Cowfer

David Lee Cowfer, 91, of Osceola Mills, PA died on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Windy Hill Village, PSL in Philipsburg, PA.

Born on October 7, 1927 in Decatur Township, PA, he was the son of the late David L. & Mary (Lee) Cowfer.  He married Phyllis W. (Wright) Cowfer on July 20, 1950 in Philipsburg, PA: she preceded him in death on April 25, 2010.

He was of the Christian Faith.

David was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, a member of the Operating Enigineers Local 66, former Decatur Image of the U.S. Army InsigniaTownship Supervisor and auditor, a retired heavy equipment operator, and 1945 graduate of the former Philipsburg High School.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by: two brothers, James and George Cowfer; and one sister, Mary Elizabeth Schaffer.

He is survived by: one son, David M. Cowfer & his partner Lillian Winters of Osceola Mills, PA; three sisters, Martha Hughes of Osceola Mills, PA, Sarah Wrye & her husband Robert of Philipsburg, PA and Hazel Heny of Osceola Mills, PA; three brothers, John T. Cowfer of Osceola Mills, PA, Walter G. Cowfer, Sr. & his wife Nancy of Osceola Mills, PA and Lawrence E. Cowfer & his wife Darlene of Osceola Mills, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC in Osceola Mills, PA: with Pastor Beth Stutler officiating.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until funeral time at the funeral home.

Military Honors will be accorded by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard.

In lieu of live flowers, artificial flowers will be appreciated due to family allergies. Or donations may be made to the Osceola Mills Honor Guard, 613 Lingle Street, Osceola Mills, PA 16666.

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