The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Daily Item Obituaries

August 22, 2013

Howard F. Styer, 84, Lewisburg

— LEWISBURG — Howard Francis Styer, 84, of 417 Swartz Road since 1955, entered into rest at 5:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Kramm Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Milton.

He was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Danville, a son of the late Charles and Emily (Crossley) Styer. On Sept. 10, 1954, in Berwick, he married the former Janice L. Hill, who survives.

Howard was a 1947 graduate of Danville High School. He served in the Army during the Korean War in Germany from Oct. 9, 1950, until his honorable discharge on Sept. 15, 1952.

He was employed for 38 years at American Home Foods, Milton, retiring in 1989.

He attended the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Mifflinburg.

Howard enjoyed music, playing the organ and traveling with his wife to Texas during the winter months.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of nearly 59 years, are five sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Robert and Margaret Styer, of Havertown, William and Dixie Styer, of Morristown, N.J., Daniel and Susan Styer, of Quinque, Va., David and Wendy Styer, of Levittown, and Dr. Eugene and Debra Styer, of Richmond, Ky.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul O. and Naomi Styer, of Shermansdale, Fred and Emmaline Styer, of Catawissa, and John and Shirley Styer, of Danville; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Rachael Swartz, of Lewisburg, and Hilda and Carl Cashner, of Danville; one sister-in-law, Stella Styer, of Danville; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Louise Styer, in 1960, and six brothers, Ralph, Leonard, Lloyd, Allen, Bruce and Wilbur Styer.

Family and friends are welcome from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 80 Church Road, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 with the Rev. Leslie Conklin and the Rev. Glen Bayly officiating.

Burial will be in Mazeppa Union Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 80 Church Road, Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

Funeral arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.

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