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Gerald Dickerson "Dick" McDonald

July 4, 1930 December 28, 2019
Gerald Dickerson "Dick" McDonald
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Obituary for Gerald Dickerson "Dick" McDonald

Gerald Dickerson “Dick” McDonald, 89, of Grampian, passed away Saturday December 28, 2019 at his residence.

Born July 4, 1930 in LaJose, he was the son of Gerald and Amanda (Michaels) McDonald. Mr. McDonald had been a heavy equipment operator having worked for the former Piper Aircraft and was retired from Clearfield Equipment and also had been a farmer.

He was a member of the former Grampian Church of God and was a member of the church’s coffee club. He was a U S Army Veteran of the Korean War.

He loved his family and was a devoted father, grandfather and great grandfather.

On January 24, 1951 in Five Points, PA, he wed the former Lenore Anne Wall who preceded him in death on January 11, 2017. He was also preceded in death by his parents, brothers Carlton “Pigeon” and Edward McDonald and sisters Ellen McDonald, Vera Hurd, Ethel Micheals, Geraldine Stauffer and an infant brother. He was the last member of his generation

Surviving are 4 daughters: Rhonda Bash and husband Michael, Tracy Rowles and husband Ron, Jill McDonald and Leslie Bloom and husband Sherman. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren: Matt Bash and wife Heather, Kasey Butler and husband Tim, Ryan Verelli and Fiancee Melony, Nichole Parrish and husband Jason, Marc Bloom, Brett Bloom and Meg Bloom as well as 12 great grandchildren.

He is also survived by two special caregivers: his niece Carole McDonald and a special family friend Lisa Summerson

Funeral Services for Gerald McDonald will be held at the Alliance Church of Curwensville on Monday December 30, 2019 at 5:00 PM, with Mr. James Thorp officiating. Interment will be in the Friends Cemetery of Grampian.

Friends will be received at the Church on Monday from 2 PM until time of services at 5 PM.

Military Honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Clearfield Honor Guard

The family suggests contributions be made to the Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospice.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.


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Visitation

Monday

30

Dec

2:00 PM 12/30/2019 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 12/30/2019 5:00:00 PM
Curwensville Alliance Church

725 Susquehanna Avenue
P.O. Box 113
Curwensville, PA 16833

Curwensville Alliance Church
725 Susquehanna Avenue Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Service

Monday

30

Dec

5:00 PM 12/30/2019 5:00:00 PM - 5:40 PM 12/30/2019 5:40:00 PM
Curwensville Alliance Church

725 Susquehanna Avenue
P.O. Box 113
Curwensville, PA 16833

Funeral Service

Curwensville Alliance Church
725 Susquehanna Avenue Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Friends Cemetery Final Resting Place

Grandview Road
Grampian, PA 16838

Grandview Road Grampian 16838 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospice

809 Turnpike Avenue
Clearfield, PA 16830
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