David P. Fletcher

David FletcherDavid P. Fletcher, age 65, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Penn Highlands in DuBois, Pa.

He was born on March 23, 1951, in Weedville, PA. He was the son of William and Phoebe (Barrett) Fletcher, who preceded him in death.

On June 26, 2004, he married Colette (Foradori). She survives him in Weedville.

In addition to his wife, David is survived by one son, David Fletcher of Indiana, Pa.; two step-children, Danette (Robert) Potash of Brockway, Pa and Greg (Dawn) Doksa of DuBois, Pa; three grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandson; one brother, Fred (Mary) Fletcher of Hollywood, Pa; two sisters, Judy (Vincent) Sweed of Weedville, Pa and Lola Royer of DuBois, Pa; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife Jean (Larkin) Fletcher, he is preceded in death by one daughter, Heather Fletcher; and one brother, Joseph Fletcher.

David served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era.

He worked at Permagrain of Karthus, Pa and then Tamburlin Coal company running heavy equipment, retiring in 2007.

David was a member of the Weedville United Methodist Church, The Bennetts Valley American Legion and Chapter 720 of the Vietnam Veterans.

He was a Jeep enthusiast and enjoyed fishing, his Kubota tractor, time with family and woodworking, including wooden statues, some of which have been used on Las Vegas Casino slot machines.

David lived all of his life in Bennetts Valley.

Visitation for friends and family are Friday, March 17, 2017 from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home, Penfield, Pa and Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Weedville United Methodist Church, Weedville, Pa.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Weedville United Methodist Church with Reverend Lola J. Turnbull.

Military honors will be accorded by the Bennetts Valley Legion Post 978 Burial Detail.

Interment will be at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Weedville, Pa.

The family suggests memorials to the Weedville United Methodist Church, Bennetts Valley Ambulance, or a favorite charity.

Online condolences can be made at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com.

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