Arnold Gene Greenawalt

Arnold Gene Greenawalt, age 71, of New Bethlehem, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, October 8, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family, following a lengthy illness.

Born December 14, 1942, at Sandy Hollow, Madison Township, Clarion County, he was a son of the late Joseph Victor Greenawalt and Dorothy Lucas Greenawalt.

Arnold was a veteran of the United States Army and was a self-employed farmer and carpenter. He was also a bus driver for Valley Lines in the Redbank Valley School District.

He was of the Presbyterian faith and was a member of the American Legion and Woodland Owners of Clarion-Allegheny Valley (WOCAV). Arnold was the President of the Clarion County Conservation District.

Survivors include his wife, the former Carolyn Martz, who he married on July 3, 1961, and their three children, nine grandchildren and two great granddaughters: Tammy McQueen of Freeport and her children, Braden McQueen and Wyatt McQueen; Sherry Cypher of New Bethlehem and her son, Nolan Cypher and Steven Greenawalt and wife, Stacey of New Bethlehem and children: Brandy Greenawalt, Stephanie Greenawalt, Douglas Greenawalt, Erin Hepler, Spencer Hepler ,and Aubrie Hepler and grandchildren: Jacey and Natalie.

Arnold is also survived by his brother: Charles “DeWayne” Greenawalt and wife, Jerri, of New Bethlehem and three sisters: Nancy Bimber and husband, Dennis, of Russell; Donna Williams and husband, Ronald, of Summerville and Marilyn Boyles, of Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister: Kenneth Greeenawalt, Ronald Allen Greenawalt, Myron Greenawalt and Elaine Stewart.

Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014, at the Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service Chapel, 233 Penn Street, New Bethlehem.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014, in the funeral home chapel with the Reverend Don Jeffers officiating over the service.

Interment will follow in the Kellersburg Methodist Cemetery, Madison Township, Armstrong County.
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