Gertrude Helen Crawford Buterbaugh Moyer

Gertrude Helen Crawford Buterbaugh Moyer, age 98 of Toby Road Kersey, PA; died on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Born on April 1, 1921 in Beechwoods, Jefferson County Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Milton and Alice Irene Snyder Crawford.

Gertrude was married to Millard Robinson Buterbaugh on June 21, 1939 and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1945.

She then married Merl David Moyer on July 31, 1950 and he preceded her in death on July 10, 1992.

Retired, Gertrude worked in the cafeteria at the St. Marys Area High School.

She attended the the Toby United Methodist Church, and enjoyed genealogy, crossword puzzles, Pittsburgh Pirate baseball games, Penn State football and traveling.

She is survived by three daughters, Joan Van Horn of Boalsburg, PA, Gertrude (Robert) Finley of State College, PA and Lois Jordan of Kersey, PA; a son, James (Susan) Moyer of Elma, NY; two sisters, Marjorie Smith of Brockway, PA and Vada (William) McCracken of Brookville, PA; a daughter-in-law, Harriet Moyer also of Kersey; 10 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husbands she is also preceded in death by two sons, Robert Buterbaugh and Jack Moyer; two brothers, Ronald and Darrel Crawford; as well as a son-in-law, Emery Van Horn.

Calling hours will be on Sunday, March 15 from 6 PM to 8 PM and again on Monday, March 16 from 10 AM to 11 AM at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Karen Trask officiating.

Burial will follow in the Morningside Cemetery in DuBois.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fox Township Ambulance Service.

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