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Harry Joseph Fye

February 1, 1926 September 8, 2019
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Harry Joseph Fye, 94, of Curwensville, passed away Sunday September 8, 2019 at his residence.

Born February 1, 1926 in Arnoldtown, Curwensville, he was the son of Dewey and Anna Marie (Duetch) Fye. Mr. Fye was a meat cutter, having worked for A & P Markets, Goodman’s Foodliner, Riverside Markets and Acme Markets during his career. He was a U S Naval Veteran of World War II and also served in the U S Naval Reserves until retirement in 1987. He was an avid sports fan and never missed a sporting event when it involved his children and grandkids.

He was a member of St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church in Curwensville, was a founding member of St. John XXIII Council Knights of Columbus of St. Timothy Church and was First Grand Knight of St. John XXIII Council, was a former member of Clearfield Knights of Columbus Council #409 from 1952 to 2012, a member of Clearfield Fourth Degree Council 952 K of C, a member of the Curwensville American Legion Post 505 and was a past member and former President of the Curwensville Borough Council and had temporarily served as the Mayor of Curwensville. He also helped organized the Clearfield Cheese Co. Union Local.

On July 31, 1946 in Cumberland, MD, he wed the former Betty Alice Brunetti who preceded him in death on December 22, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a son Dr. Joseph Fye, 2 sisters Kathryn Oberlies and Irene Santini and 3 brothers Dewey Fye Jr., Charles Fye and William Fye.

Surviving are 2 children Mollie Ann Pentz and Husband Thomas of Lumber City and Dr. Scott Allen Fye and wife Beth of Huntingdon and a daughter-in-law Carolyn Fye of Altoona. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren: Aimee (Pentz) Brown and husband Bob, Dr. T. Craig Pentz and wife Dr. April, Dr. Brett Fye and wife Michelle, Brandon Fye and companion Ryan Svatora, Eric Fye, Adam Fye and companion Lauren and Julie (Fye) Piper and husband Michael, 2 great grandchildren: Matthew and Ava Brown, a brother Gerald Fye and wife Lillian of Omaha, NE and a sister Cecelia Jones and husband Ron of Mt. Lebanon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church in Curwensville on Saturday September 14, 2019 at 10:30 AM, with the Reverend Father L. Stephen Collins as Celebrant. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery of Curwensville.

Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Friday September 13, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, and again on Saturday from 9 to 10 AM, when the procession will depart for the church.

The Rosary will be recited by members of St. Timothy Altar and Rosary Society on Friday at 1:45 PM. Military Honors will be accorded at the cemetery by members of the Clearfield Honor Guard.

The family suggests contributions be made to either St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church or St. John XXIII Council Knights of Columbus at 306 Walnut Street Curwensville, PA 16833

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


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Previous Events

Service

Friday

13

Sep

1:45 PM 9/13/2019 1:45:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Rosary

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Visitation

Friday

13

Sep

2:00 PM 9/13/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 9/13/2019 4:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Visitation

Friday

13

Sep

6:00 PM 9/13/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

14

Sep

9:00 AM 9/14/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Sep

10:30 AM 9/14/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 9/14/2019 11:30:00 AM
St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church

306 Walnut Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church
306 Walnut Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Thompson Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Thompson Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pope John XXIII Knights of Columbus

c/o 306 Walnut Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church

306 Walnut Street
Curwensville, PA 16833
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