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OBIT: Jason W. Sharrer (Templeton)

Jason W. Sharrer, 46, of Templeton, died unexpectedly on Monday, November 23, 2015 in Cumming, Georgia.

He was born June 12, 1969, in Kittanning, the son of James M. Sharrer and Barbara (Nolf) Anderson.

Jason graduated from Dayton High School in 1987 and then joined the U.S. Navy and served in Operation Desert Storm during the Gulf War where he was aboard the “USS Preble”. During the time he served, Jason was awarded many medals which are the Coast Guard Special Operations Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Humanitarian Medal, Southeast Asia Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award. After returning home from the service, he worked for Raytheon as project manager. His favorite hobby was riding and working on motorcycles and snowmobiles or anything with a motor. Jason was a proud member of the Harley Davison “HOG” Chapter and the “AMA”. He also enjoyed traveling, reading, and all things associated with Star Wars. His family was important to him and he loved hunting in Medix Run. Jason will best be remembered for his sarcasm and wit, and will deeply be missed by all those that knew him.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his father, James M. Sharrer of Punxsutawney, and mother Barbara Anderson and husband, Edward of Templeton; a son, Dominic Sharrer of Harrisville, PA; former wife, friend, and Dominic’s mother, Michele Anderson of Union City; two sisters, Kimberly Johnston and husband, David of Punxsutawney, and Kathleen Clawson and husband, Roger of Templeton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jason was preceded in death by his step-mother, Barbara (Ruffner) Sharrer.

Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Friday, November 27, 2015, at the Bauer Funeral Home in Kittanning. Additional visitation will be from 10 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at the funeral home followed with military honors conducted by the American Legion Honor Guard.

Contributions can be made in Jason’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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OBIT: Lucille Montgomery (Rimersburg)

Lucille Montgomery, 94, of Rimersburg, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at Golden Living Personal Care Home in Shippenville.

She was born August 12, 1921 in Armstrong County, the daughter of Edward and Sadie (Cochran) Springer.

Lucille was a lifetime resident of Rimersburg and had attended the Baker Street Church of God.

Lucille enjoyed sewing, canning, cooking and baking and was a member of the Busy Bee Homemakers Club. She also volunteered at the Clarion County Fair for many years and for the American Cancer Society.

Lucille dedicated her life to caring for her family and loved to spend time with them, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her memory will be cherished by her son, Denny S. Montgomery and wife, Billie Jo of Rimersburg; daughter, Carol D. Reed and husband, Randy of Rimersburg; seven grandchildren: Chrissy Shirey and husband, Brian of Parker, Mendy Stewart and husband, Brice of Emlenton, Megan Plunkard of Coraopolis, Dusty Burns and husband, Clint of Sligo, Brian Reed of Rimersburg, Amber Montgomery and Brandon Kriebel of Rimersburg, and Ashley George and husband, Matt of Butler; and seven great-grandchildren: Chase and Trenton Shirey of Parker, Gavin Kriebel of Rimersburg, Carter Burns of Sligo, Caden Burns of Sligo, Kord Stewart of Emlenton, and Patience Kriebel of Rimersburg.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 63 years, Donald A. Montgomery whom she married August 20, 1944 and who died June 25, 2006; and four sisters: Goldie Swartz, Josephine Buzzard, Isabelle Summerville, and Della Traister.

Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9PM on Monday, November 30, 2015 at the Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg.

Additional visitation will be from 10AM until the time of funeral services at 11AM on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Milliron officiating.

Burial will be in Rimersburg Cemetery in Rimersburg.

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