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Daily Item Obituaries

December 30, 2012

Paul F. Roush, 63, Millmont

MILLMONT — Paul F. Roush, 63, of 13360 Old Turnpike Road, entered into rest at 9:59 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born April 11, 1949, in West Buffalo Township, Union County, a son of the late Randall Foster and Lucy Carolina (Hetrick) Roush. On July 14, 1973, in Mifflinburg at the First Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Fred Pick, he married the former Sandra Jean Heimbach, who survives. Together, they shared 39 years of memories.

Paul was a 1967 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.

Paul was engaged in farming on the HE-RO Springs Farm in Lewis Township, Union County. His first job out of high school was as a stone mason with Gene W. Lloyd Masonry for 10 years. He also worked for Advance Concrete Systems, Middleburg.

Paul was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Mifflinburg and the Central Pennsylvania Vintage Iron Club.

Paul enjoyed camping with the family, fishing, hunting, turkey shoots, woodworking, playing cards and snowmobiling. His greatest joys were spending time with family, babysitting, and playing games with all his grandchildren.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Wendi Roush, of Weikert; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Paula and Michael Kuhns, of Millmont, Jennifer Sawyer, of Mifflinburg, and Kelly and Steve Reiff, of Lewisburg; eight grandchildren, Breanna, Kobly and McKenna Roush, Taylor and Whitney Kuhns, Alexis Sawyer, Hayden and Tyler Reiff and one granddaughter on the way; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Peggy and James Diehl, of Mifflinburg, Judy and Wayne Rishel, of Mifflinburg, and Jean and Bill Wolfe, of Mifflinburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Randall and Betty Roush, of Mifflinburg; mother-in-law, Dorothy M. Heimbach, of Millmont; brother and sister-in-laws, Ken and Tina Heimbach, of Millmont.

He was preceded in death by a nephew, Braden Wolfe.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday,, followed by the funeral at 11, at First Church of the Nazarene, 12 E. Market St., Mifflinburg with the Rev. Wayne S. Krell, officiating.

Interment will be in Hartleton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Paul’s memory may be sent to the First Church of the Nazarene, 12 E. Market St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844, or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA  22312.

Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.

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