American Veteran 09

Frederick O. Pharis

September 1, 1927 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 94)


Frederick O. Pharis, 94, of Loyalsock Township, passed away on September 26, 2021 at his residence.

He was born September 1, 1927 in Clinton County, son of the late Orman and Annie (Russell) Pharis.

Frederick was a World War II and Korean Army Air Corp. Veteran. He retired from the former GTE Sylvania. He was a member of Brethren in Christ Church, enjoyed camping, riding his motorcycle, hunting, and being with his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and ten siblings.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, former Naomi B. Gatz; daughters, Teresa K. (Doug) Lundy of Lairdsville, Barbara J. (Allen) Baysore of Montoursville, and Joan M. Pharis of Linden; sister, Violet Boeding of Canastota, New York; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

There will be a life celebration at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the First Christian Church, 5329 Mall Drive, Montoursville, PA 17754. Friends and family will be received from 10:00 to11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Montoursville Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home.

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Celebration of Life
October 23, 2021

11:00 AM
First Christian Church (Lycoming Mall Drive, Montoursville, PA)
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