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Thursday, June 28, 2018

13th Annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run & 2 Mile Walk

Registration for the 2018 event is open!

Red Raider Flags for Sale

The Sylvan Heritage Council will be taking orders until July 15th for our highly celebrated
 CCHS spirit flags! 

These are the identical flags that flew in downtown Emporium to celebrate Alumni weekend and graduation, and will continue to fly to promote pride in our school for years to come.

 Contact Michelle Clark, Cindy Ramsey, Chrissy Slusarick, Lori Reed, Karen Jiang, Richard Lewis, Dave Greene or Reuben Solveson if you would like to order or need a form sent to you. Or email 

 Please feel free to share this post. Thank you!

Water Aerobics

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601 Woodland Avenue
 Emporium, PA 15834

Endless Mountain Jam

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Sizerville Nature Ride

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Summer Reading Club @ Barbara Moscato Brown Library

Grace E. Williams

Grace E. Williams, 88, of Sizerville Rd., Emporium, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018, in UPMC Altoona.

Born February 23, 1930 in Ridgway, she was the daughter of John and Alma Yonkie Frederick. On July 15, 1950 in Ridgway, she married Millard Williams, Jr. who passed away January 5, 2011.

Through the years, before retiring in 1984, Grace was employed by several Emporium businesses including Sylvania, Cameron Manufacturing, NTCAC Green Thumb Program and the Grove House.

She attended the Gardeau Community Church, served on the Portage Township election board, was a member of the Emporium VFW Auxiliary, was an avid gardener, and enjoyed crocheting and the company of her family.

She is survived by: four daughters, Diane M. Williams and Brenda K. Williams both of Emporium, Carol A. (Gene) Lentz of Keating Summit, and Sylvia J. Barber of Truman; two sisters, Katherine Kline of Kersey and Marjorie (Jack) Rhines in Florida; three grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by one son, David M. Williams in 2012, two brothers and six sisters.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Gardeau Community Church with the Rev. Emilia Burdick, the Methodist minister currently serving the First Presbyterian Church in Emporium, officiating.

Following the service, the family will receive friends at the Cameron County fairgrounds
 in Emporium.

Burial will be in Portage Cemetery, Portage Township.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Shippen Township Holiday Hours

Shippen Township will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

 Wednesday’s refuse pick-up will be on Thursday. Monday, Tuesday & Thursday’s refuse collections will remain the same.

 Thank you!

Monday, June 25, 2018

Day Camp at Windfall Farms

If you haven't checked out their FB page, please do!

 Nearby Windfall Farms offers so much for young horse enthusiasts.
 Riding lessons are offered for all ages.

Looking for an educational fun filled day for your horse loving child?

 Consider sending your child August 10th from 10am to 3pm or August 15th from 10am to 3pm. 
 Sign up for either day Cost $55.00 per child 
The kids will be riding as well as learning more about horses.
 Ages 5 to 12.  Message for more info 

 Windfall Farms
 737 N Saint Marys 
St, Saint Marys, 
Pennsylvania 15857

Rotary News

2014 Rotary scholarship recipient, Marissa Umble (right), spoke at the Rotary luncheon meeting June 20th about her recent experience in the Dominican Republic. Marissa recently graduated from Lock Haven University and will pursing her graduate degree at Chatham University in Pittsburgh in the fall. Her recent travels included a 10 day trip sponsored by Lock Haven University to the Dominican Republic where she and other students visited various schools including a school for special needs children, observed different teaching methods and taught some classes, participated in service projects and a community house painting project, handed out food, along with many other activities. Education is free in the Dominican Republic but education is encouraged to upper and 
middle class youth.

 Also pictured (left) is Lize Leunen, a former club exchange student from Belgium, who is here visiting the Umbles. Lisa graduated from college with a degree in hotel management and is now working in Belgium.

Community Blood Drive

Sunday, June 24, 2018

The Cameron County Food Pantry

The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the building located behind the Northern Tier Community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street in Emporium. 

Call 486-1161, ext. 269, with any questions.

Weekend in the Wilds Adding Events

Weekend in the Wilds Adding Events

More events coming July 6-7 during Weekend in the Wilds in Cameron County.

 The festival held each year the first Saturday of July features the loudest fireworks in the state. The 30 minute show Saturday night at the Cameron County High School football stadium continues to attract people from across the state. 
Parking is free and the football stadium bleachers are available for seating.

Added this year is stargazing Friday night at Sizerville State Park. Astronomer Stash Nawrocki known for his programs at Cherry Spring State Park will offer the free program starting at 9pm. Attendees are asked to bring flashlights, lawn chairs, bug spray and water to the field across from the campground trail.

The week begins with the annual used book sale at Barbara Moscato Memorial Library
July 3, 5, 6 and 7.

Weekend in the Wilds 2-day event includes the favorites like the pie and ice cream social Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, and a night swim at the Cameron County High School community pool.

Saturday’s festivities begin at dawn with the Big Foot Hunt, benefiting
 Mountaineer Search &  Rescue.

Downtown you’ll find the artists’ tent, children’s activities including an air rifle shoot, 
and new this year - edible art.

On Saturday a street dance will be sponsored by Mack’s Rhythm & Brews. DJ Eggman will play requests and people can dance on Chestnut Street from Fourth to Third Streets from 3pm-6pm.

Also planned is a duck race utilizing North Broad Street. Ducks may be adopted at the chamber office prior to the 3pm race.

Food vendors will line East Fourth Street and a garage sale benefiting the Cameron County SPCA at the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department extends Saturday vendors to North Broad Street.

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce organizers say there are a few spaces for vendors, but reservations must be made by Friday June 29. “The event continues to grow each year and especially this year with Sizerville State Park bringing a dark skies program to Cameron County and the addition of a street dance,” says Tina Solak, executive director.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

William G. "Doc Holliday" Munsell

William G. "Doc Holliday" Munsell, 72, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor on Friday evening (June 22, 2018)

He was born June 14, 1946 in St. Marys, PA a son of the late William H. L. and Marguerite Ginther Munsell. Bill graduated from Emporium High School and then from Williamsport area Community College in 1968 as a draftsman. He was a retired draftsman and salesman having worked many years in the powdered metal industry. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Emporium Moose Lodge, Port Allegany Legion, North American Fishing Association, and the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club. He was often referred to as “Doc Holliday“ by his friends. He was an avid fisherman who loved fishing on Lake Ontario, deep-sea fishing and fly fishing on most any stream he could find. He enjoyed NASCAR, country music and attending jamborees. His family and friends were most important to him.

He is survived by son, Randall S. (Mia) Munsell, Finleyville, PA; daughter, Lisa A. (Steven) Housler, Emporium; daughter, Jill M. (Anthony) Catalano, Howard, PA; son, Aaron P. Munsell, Emporium; Nine Grandchildren: Darienn & Cali Housler, Mara Munsell, Sean, Jenna &  Nicholas Catalano, Nathan Munsell, Tylar Botera &  Tory Younkin; one brother, Don (Diane) Munsell, Austin.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Tammy Munsell and a sister Greta Erickson.

 A Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Thursday (June 28, 2018) at 5:00 PM with Pastor Emelia Burdick, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, officiating. 
Visitation will be at the Funeral Home one hour prior to the Service.

Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA

If desired, Memorials may be made to Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities, c/o: Donald Bickford, 174 Nickler Rd., Emporium, PA 15834 

 Online Condolences may be placed at 

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Environmental Education Programs for the Upcoming Weekend @ Sizerville State Park

Environmental Education Programs for the Upcoming Weekend Come join us at Sizerville State Park as we explore the outdoors and the critters that call the park home! The following programs will be offered this weekend:

  Sizerville’s Weekend Programs 6/22/2018 POOLSIDE POWWOW 3PM: What is a pollinator? What do they do? How do they help humans? Take a break from the pool to learn about these critters and what they do for us!

FILM IN THE FOREST: HUMMINGBIRDS: Flutter on down to the Campground Amphitheater to watch a film about these beloved birds! They are the tiniest birds, yet they qualify as some of the toughest and most energic creatures on the planet. They are also an important pollinator! They will surely AMAZE you!

6/23/2018 NATURE CRAFT & STORY: EAGLES 3 PM: Join us at the Environmental Learning Building as we read "Bald Eagles" and learn more about our country’s bird. After the story, we will make a craft that you can take home with you! This program is developed for younger children, but all ages are welcomed!

Pennsylvania’s Bald Eagles 8PM: The bald eagle's history in Pennsylvania is a precarious one. Only 30 years ago, we had a mere three nests left in our entire state. With the help of the Canadian government, several agencies including the Pennsylvania Game Commission brought bald eagle chicks back to their states to reintroduce bald eagles to the Northeast. Today, Pennsylvania boasts more than 250 nests. Come out to the Campground Amphitheater to learn this majestic bird.

6/24/2018 NATURE CRAFT: SMOKEY BEAR 10 AM: Campground kiddos, come out to the campground playground to learn about the life and history of this Iconic Bear. After the story, we will make some bears for you to take home.

ANIMALYMPICS 1PM: Can you hop like a grasshopper? Slither like a snake? Or run like a deer? All animals have unique adaptations that help them to survive in their environment. Join us at for an afternoon of several mini-games to compare your abilities to those of animals and learn about their adaptations! This program will take place in the field just before the campground entrance.

Additional park programs and events can found on the DCNR website by clicking on the
 Calendar of Events.
For more information about programs, please contact the Sizerville State Park Office, 

Access for people with Disabilities If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks: 888-PA-PARKS(voice) 888-537-7294 (TTY) 717-558-2711 (local or international TTY) 800-654-598(AT&T Relay Service)

John T Howard, III

John T Howard, III, 85, of 8327 Rt. 155, Port Allegany, PA died at his residence on Monday morning (June 18, 2018) following a brief illness.

He was born October 30, 1932 in Washington, D.C. a son of the late John T. and Ellen Foster Howard. On June 30, 1989 in Bryn Mawr, PA he married Janet Litka Howard, who survives. John retired from Philadelphia Electric Company, as a foreman, after over 40 years of employment. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting. John always enjoyed raising animals and as a younger man raised Arabian horses. After moving to McKean County in 1991 he and his wife enjoyed life on the farm. They raised sheep and alpacas on Thorn Apple Farm and truly loved the life they made.

Survived by In addition to his wife Janet he is survived by two sons, John (LuAnn) Howard, Barto, PA; and Mark Howard, Lancaster, PA and a daughter Kathy Howard, Pottstown, PA; brother, Alan (Rhonda) Howard, Philadelphia, PA and a sister, Phyllis (Francis) Burke, Drexel Hill, PA.

 He was preceded in death by his parents. 

There will be No Visitation.

 Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Thursday at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert as Celebrant.

Online Condolences may be placed at

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Rotary News

Rotarian, Phil Jones, introduced guest speakers Bekki Tichner, Elk County Recycling & Solid Waste Coordinator and Dave Stubber from the Elk County Recycling Center located at 850 Washington Road in St. Marys at the June 12th Rotary luncheon meeting.

 Bekki spoke about the history of the recycling center which opened 8 years ago and is 1 of 5 regional facilities in the state. The organization runs with 3 full time employees and 12-15 volunteers ranging from teenagers to 82. They take almost everything for free, but donations are accepted.

 For more information contact them at or call 814-834-4886

2018 Pork and Cork Fundraiser

If you're attending the Pork & Cork on Saturday, be sure to bring extra cash!! 
This year, in addition to needing cash for all the various fundraisers, you will be voting for your favorite beer and wine with dollars instead of chips! At the end of the night, the brewers and winemakers will keep their "votes" as a tip.

Raffle Prize #2 - Two tickets to Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Atlanta Falcons. Sunday, Oct. 7th at 1:00 pm. Heinz Field, Section 532, Row G, Seats 9 & 10. Get your ticket today to our Pork & Cork Event and plan to enter our drawing for this and our other great prizes!
 We'll be announcing each of them through June 16th!

Glasses for the 2018 Pork and Cork Fundraiser are in and ready to be filled. Purchase of a glass will enter you in a drawing for a chance to win $100, $200 or $300.

Tickets for the June 16 event are available from myself or any Sylvan Heritage Council member. Tickets purchased before May 30 will include a Pork and Cork tee shirt.

We thank Seneca Resources for their support in purchasing the glasses.

Raffle Prize #4 - Our famous Basket of Moonshine! This year from the area’s new newest distillery - Chicken Hill Distillery in Kersey! Bring money!
 Support our fundraiser to benefit downtown beautification!!

Not pictured are a wine and lottery ticket basket ~ filled & ready to raffle off!

We are happy to have Darkwater Duo back as our band for the evening!

Cameron County Project – June Meeting

Cameron County Project – June Meeting The Cameron County Project will be holding its June Volunteer Meeting on Monday June 25 from 6 to 7 pm at the Cameron County Recreation Center. We are excited to be discussing the recent Volunteer Training led by representatives Orton Family Foundation and Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Community Heart and Soul designations updates, and get volunteer input on our Work Plan and Community Network Analysis. 

 This meeting is open to anyone interested in promoting pride in our county, engaging with residents about what makes Cameron County such a special place to live, or seeing what we’re up to – Please feel free to attend, we’d love to have you! If you’re unable to attend, but have questions, comments or concerns – please don’t hesitate to contact Jess Herzing at 814-335-0571 or you can email her or you can follow the project at

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Eat Drink Explore the Elk Loop

Eat Drink Explore the Elk Loop is the newest project of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce hoping to encourage visitors to spend time in the region. The booklet or passport is purchased for $35. It gives the bearer access to 11 food/beverage locations in Cameron and Elk Counties. If the purchaser completes all the visits within one year of purchase, they receive a one of a kind sweat shirt.

The emphasis is on locations that offer wine, spirits, craft beer and cider with food locations. In Cameron County Aroma Café will feature Bearded Brewing products, in the winter Pizza Palace Plus will have mead (honey wine) available and Driftwood Saloon is known for its BBQ. Elk County includes Straub Brewery, Copper Fox Wines, Calla’s Café, Marienstadt House, Gunners, Benezette Wines, Medix Hotel ad Chicken Hill Distillery.

Rotary News

Rotarian, Kim Jones (left), introduced guest speaker, Sharon Price, from Marden Therapy at the Rotary luncheon meeting June 5th. Marden provides quality Medical Rehabilitative Therapy Services for patients in client health care facilities, their homes and outpatient clinics.

Rotary held its annual Multi Phasic Blood Screening June 9th at the Emporium Fire Hall with approximately 160 attending.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Cameron County Community Chest 2018 Fund Drive

Cameron County Community Chest 2018 Fund Drive June Update - $400 Short of Goal

As of June 12th, we have collected $19,632 toward our $20,100 goal. Thanks to all who have contributed. We will keep the 2018 Fund Drive open until September 30, 2018. This month’s featured organization will be the Friends of the Library. The Friends of the Library helps to maintain the many important services of the Barbara Moscato Brown Public Library.

To generate funds, they have an annual Membership Drive in the spring; Used Book Sale during the summer; and the ‘Donate and Say Merry Christmas’ project in November and December.

The funds generated help the library to: 
 Continue free services such as the public computer stations offering free internet service
  Provide the latest materials for reading, listening, and viewing 
 Present public programs in conjunction with the Cameron County Arts
  Support the Emporium Garden Club which decorates the library throughout the year and also maintains the exterior plantings
 Add needed shelving and other furnishings
 Maintain the library building including exterior, interior, and the multi-purpose room which is used by many community organizations.
  Provide children’s programs, including Story Hour and Summer Reading Program
  Lego Club for kids
  A new offering at the library is the availability of ebooks. For more information, stop at the circulation desk.

The Used Book Sale is held in conjunction with “Arts Fest in the Wilds”. This year the project will begin with set up on July 2nd, and the sale to run from Tuesday July 3 rd through Saturday, July 7th during library hours. 

The Friends of the Library, annual Membership Drive has begun and is on going. If you would like to find out more about the Friends of the Library, join the group or to make a donation, stop in at the Barbara Moscato Brown Public Library or contact Nancy Zoschg. No donation/memorial is too small. Please send your tax-deductible contribution to: Cameron County Community Chest, PO Box 134, Emporium, PA. 15834, Attn: Judd Schager or go to our Face Book page where there is a PayPal button. Help support the Recreation Board, Community Nurses, Red Cross, Friends of the Library, the Package Team, the Garden Club, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Sylvan Heritage, 4H, SPCA and special community requests.

Sizerville State Park Programs June 11-17

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Friends of the Library Membership Drive

The Friends of the Cameron County Public Library is a local support group which was formed in 1989 to raise funds for the construction of a new library building. Through their efforts, as well as generous gifts and memorials from many local residents and organizations the new library (The Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library) was opened in January of 2002.

If you are interested in joining the Friends group you may call the Library at 486-8011 or Mrs. Nancy Zoschg at 486-3198 for more information.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Beautiful Cameron County

Annual Snake Hunt June 8-10, 2018

This year's SSA's annual Snake Hunt will be a three-day event starting on Friday. There will be entertainment, food, vendors, games for the kids. Only service dogs are allowed during this time.

 Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Club 
 15 Club Rd. Sinnamahoning, Pa 15861
814 546-2835

Sinnemahoning State Park Weekend Programs

Sinnemahoning State Park is offering a variety of outdoor programs this weekend, including an inner tube float, introduction to camping, and an invasive species work day. Programs details include:

Bike and Float the First Fork. Take a bicycle tour along the Lowlands Trail, then cool off on a relaxing float back to 40 Maples. Adult bikes, inner tubes and life vests available. Group size limited. Pre-registration required. Saturday, June 9, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Meet at 40 Maples Day Use Area.

Let's Get Camping! Pitch a tent, try new equipment and pick up tips and tricks on green camping. Bring your favorite camp story and s'more ingredients for a fun and delicious program! Saturday, June 9, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Campground Amphitheater.

Destroy the Invaders! Volunteer Work Day. Sinnemahoning is under attack from aggressive, fast growing plants! Learn more about invasive species and lend a hand as we fight back against these invaders. Work gloves will be provided. Sunday, June 10, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Meet at the Wildlife Center.

To pre-register for a program, please visit the online DCNR Calendar of Events at If you need assistance with online registration or to receive more information about the programs at Sinnemahoning State Park, please call the park office at 814-647-8401 and dial 0 for the front desk or email

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Paul E. Galford

Paul E. Galford, 73, of 144 Valley View Road, Emporium, PA died at UPMC-Altoona Hospital, Altoona, PA on Sunday (June 3, 2018) morning following a brief illness. He was born October 15, 1944 in Marlinton, West Virginia a son of the late Paul M. and Virginia M. Gum Galford. On June 7, 1969 he married Nancy Vanatta who survives. Paul was a retired logger. He and his brother owned and operated the Galford & Galford Logging Company. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and spending time with his family. He loved watching his grandchildren's sporting events. 

In addition to his wife Nancy he is survived by two daughters, Felicity Geelen, Emporium and Daphne (Randy) Garzel, Port Allegany; four grandchildren: Skylar Galford, Tre', Leah & Bree Garzel, one brother, Creig (Kathy) Galford, Ware, MA.

 In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Joy Wenk and Kathy Galford. 

Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 2:00 PM with Rev. James R. Horton, Jr., Pastor, First Baptist Church, officiating.

 Visitation will be at the Funeral Home one hour prior to the Service.

 Burial will be in the Portage Township Cemetery, Gardeau, PA 

 Online Condolences may be placed at

Carole J. Pelton

Carole J. Pelton, 81, of East Fifth Street, Emporium, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.

Born August 23, 1936 in Emporium she was the daughter of Newell and Mildred Eckstrom Rinehuls.

Carole was a 1954 graduate of Emporium High School and went on to study music at Lycoming College. She was very successful entertainer who traveled the world during her singing career and eventually retired to her hometown of Emporium. At home she was an avid gardener.

She is survived by: two sons, Wallace N. Pelton and Scott E. Pelton both of Emporium; one brother, Peter (Gloria) Rinehuls of State College; one sister, Linda (John) Reid of Emporium; two grandsons; two great granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Road, Emporium, PA 15834.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.

Laura E. Arndt

Laura E. Arndt, 81, of West Fifth Street, Emporium, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, in Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys.

Born December 25, 1936 in Tyler, PA, she was the daughter of Charles and Gladys Smith Beldin. On June 28, 1958 in Trenton, NJ she married Tyrus E. Arndt who passed away February 6, 2011.

Before relocating to Emporium she was employed for 9 years by GRT Electronics in California and locally she was employed by Cameron Manufacturing until retirement.

Mrs. Arndt enjoyed crafting, playing bingo, and the company of her family.

She is survived by: one daughter, Nancy (Brad) Strahl of Emporium; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three brothers, Lloyd (Mary) Beldin in New Jersey, Dennis Beldin and Richard Beldin both of New Bethlehem; two sisters, Suzie (Robert) Gibbs of Emporium and Phyllis (Donald) Gower of Renovo; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister, three daughters, Mary Lou Bright, Tyelene Arndt Gillen, and an infant daughter, and one son, Jay Bright.

Friends will be received in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 11 a.m. until noon, at which time Funeral and Committal Services will be held with the Rev. Rock Pifer of St. Marys, an affiliate of the Free Methodist denomination, officiating.

Burial will be in Gardner Hill Cemetery, Force.

Gerald W. "Jerry" Moate

Gerald W. "Jerry" Moate, 67, of 179 Lyons Run Road, Emporium, PA died peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday morning (June 3, 2018). He was born March 6, 1951 in St. Marys, PA a son of the late Albert and Betty Wishman Moate. Jerry graduated from Cameron County High School. He retired, after over 44 years, from Motor Coil in Emporium. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed being called the "Sheriff of Moateland".
 He always used the expression "LOVE YOU LONG TIME"

Jerry is survived by a son, Corey Moate, Emporium; two daughter, Alyssa (John) Larry, Morgantown, WV and Loreleigh Moate, Pittsburgh; two grandchildren: Dominick and Carina, three sister, Virginia "Peach" (George) Singer, Newton, NC; Barbara (Ralph) McKimm, Sr., Emporium; Tina (Rick) Mix, Weedville; several nieces and nephews and two special friends, Cindy and Alayna Genevro.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Moate, and three sisters, Susan Moate Swasnick, Carolyn Frutiger & Patty Moate. 

At his request there will be No visitation or service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Nurses Hospice, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857

Online Condolences may be placed at