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John C. Morgret, Jr.October 22, 1936 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 80)
Mr. John C. Morgret, Jr., 80, of King St. Clair Road, Alum Bank, died Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at UPMC Altoona Hospital.
Mr. Morgret was born in Hagerstown, MD on October 22, 1936, the son of the late John G. Morgret, Sr. and Louise (Yost) Morgret.
He was first married to Patricia L. (Allison) Morgret on July 1, 1970 and she preceded him in death on March 12, 2001. He then married Shelby (Davis) Morgret on April 13, 2003.
Patricia and John raised the following children; Melodie (Crist) wife of Rodney Kegg, Alum Bank; Jeff husband of Babette (Mitchell) Crist, Alum Bank; Holly (Morgret) Van Horn, State College; Robin Hill and fiancé Jeff Burkhart, Chambersburg. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Jamie, Adam, Ryan, Seth, Hannah, Daniel, Jordan, and Douglas.
John was a longtime member of the Spring Meadow Family Worship Center in New Paris. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. John was employed as an electrician at both Kennametal in Bedford and Palmer Construction in McConnellsburg. He recently managed improvements to the Mark Mock Recreational Park in Pleasantville.
John was a member of the Bedford County Tea Party and served as a Bedford County Sheriffs Deputy. He was a lifetime member of the Alum Bank Fire Company and was a longtime coach of Pleasantville Little League teams during the 1960's and 1970's. John was a past chairman of the Pleasantville Water Authority.
John loved the Lions Club and served as Chestnut Ridge Lions President, District Governor 14L, Leader Dog Chairman and Drug and Alcohol Awareness Coordinator. He was a fine community leader and a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed
A Funeral Service will be held at Spring Meadow Family Worship Center, New Paris, at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 with Pastor Randy Brant and Pastor Gary Boor officiating.
Interment will be held at Pavia Cemetery.
Friends are invited to call on Friday from 7:00 - 9:00 PM and on Saturday from 10:30 - 11:00 AM at the church New Paris.
Arrangements entrusted to Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home, Pleasantville