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James Porter Wiggins

February 17, 1930 June 3, 2021
James Porter Wiggins
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Obituary for James Porter Wiggins

James Porter Wiggins, 91, of Curwensville, passed away Thursday June 3, 2021 at Mt. Nittany Medical Center, State College, PA.

Born February 17, 1930 in Shelocta, PA, he was the son of Thomas Walker and Laura Viola (Petticord) Wiggins. Mr. Wiggins was a self-employed truck driver having drove for 58 years.

He was affiliated with the Curwensville Presbyterian Church, was a lifetime member of the Curwensville L.O.O.M., and was a member of the former Armstrong Grange.

On November 21, 1948 in New Mine, PA, he wed the former Leona Pearl Hazlett who survives along with eight children: Carol Round, Bonnie Sabol and husband Alex, and Timothy Wiggins, all of Curwensville; Dennis Wiggins and Brenda Wiggins, both of Ocala, FL; Debbie Montgomery of Chambersburg, PA, Patricia Lanich of Carlisle; and Roger Wiggins and wife Jamie of Wallaceton.

Also surviving are: Fifteen Grandchildren, Twenty-two Great Grandchildren, and Six Great Great Grandchildren, and two sisters: Thelma Baker of Saltsburg, PA and Nancy LaManta of Holden, MA.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers: Paul, Thomas Jr., and Lyle Wiggins.

Funeral Services for Mr. Wiggins will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Tuesday June 8, 2021 at 2:00 PM, with Pastor Gary B. Jewart officiating. Interment will be in the Styers Cemetery in Hyde.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 12:00 Noon until time of services at 2:00 PM

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Curwensville Presbyterian Church * 430 Locust Street * Curwensville, PA 16833 or the Curwensville Public Library * 601 Beech Street * Curwensville, PA 16833.

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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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

8

Jun

12:00 PM 6/8/2021 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/8/2021 2:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

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

Service

Tuesday

8

Jun

2:00 PM 6/8/2021 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 6/8/2021 2:30:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Funeral Service

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

Cemetery Details

Location

Styers Cemetery Final Resting Place

Washington Avenue
Hyde, PA 16843

Washington Avenue Hyde 16843 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Curwensville Presbyterian Church

430 Locust Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Curwensville Public Library

601 Beech Street
Curwensville, PA 16833
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