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Daily Item Obituaries

June 8, 2014

Harvey D. Erb Sr., 92, McClure

— McCLURE — Harvey D. Erb Sr., 92, of McClure, passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014, at his home.

He was born Sept. 21, 1921, in West Beaver Township, Snyder County, a son of the late Jacob and Erma (Baker) Erb. In 1946, he married the former Doris Hearn who survives.

Harvey graduated from McClure High School. In 1941, he joined the Air Force and served as a radio operator overseas during World War II until his discharge as a corporal in 1945.

He was employed as a branch manager at First National Bank of McClure and had also worked as an appraiser of properties and did payroll for organizations for Tri County Bank. He eventually retired from M&T Bank in 1986 after working in banking for 40 years

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in McClure where he was a Sunday school superintendent for 25 years, taught Sunday school for 40 years and sang in the choir. Mr. Erb was a charter member of the American Legion Post 942 and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post 5640.

Harvey enjoyed playing golf, and watching football and baseball.

 In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, H. Dale Jr. and Christy Erb, of McAlisterville; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathe and Woody Kahley, of Greenville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Jason, Justin and Jarryd Erb and Kara Kahley; three great-grandchildren, Holden, Grant and Aiden; and two sisters, Lois Yeater and Helen Morrison.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Paul Erb.

Friends and family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, McClure, followed by the funeral at 11 with the Rev. Kathy Mercado officiating.

Burial will follow in St. John’s Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, McClure.

Arrangements are by the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown.

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