Cecil R. Calvert, 91, of Loyalsock Township, died at UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical Center on August 21, 2019.
He was born January 2, 1928, in Warrensville, a son of the late Ralph and Corine (Hartman) Calvert, and was raised by his step father, William G. Hauke Sr.
Cecil graduated from Hepburnville High School, was a U.S. Army veteran stationed in Belgium during the Korean War, and was a service manager in many area Ford dealerships. He was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Masonic Lodge No. 397 F&AM, AASR 32nd degree and past master, Williamsport Consistory, past president of Loyalsock Lions Club, Retirees Golf League at White Deer Golf Club, and was a competitive cross country skier, stock car racer, and loved hunting and fishing.
After retirement, he began tinkering with and repairing clocks, that kept him very busy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Kathryn A. Ardell, and two brothers, Allen Calvert and William G. Hauke Jr.
Surviving is a son, Gregory S. (Susan) Calvert, of Jersey Shore; daughters, Melody A. Bowers, of Williamsport and Gail C. (John) Greninger, of Cogan Station; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Mark, Seth, Nicholas, Kaitlyn, Ashley, and Christine; and four great-grandchildren, Alex, Ella, Kelsey, and Braden.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 26, at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad Street, Montoursville. Burial will follow in St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Lycoming County Korean War Veterans Honor Guard. A viewing for family and friends will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.
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