L. Olen Brosius Jr.

Olen BrosiusL. Olen Brosius Jr., 68, of Summerville, PA, died Tuesday July 14, 2015 at the Punxsutawney Hospital.

Born November 9, 1946, in the Coolspring area, he was the son of the late Lester Olen Brosius Sr. and Louise J. Raybuck Brosius.

Olen was a 1964 graduate of Brookville Area High School. He later graduated from Surveying School at Mt. Alto (a division of Penn State). He was married to Vicky Lynn Schrengost on September 15, 1964 in Brookville, PA. She preceded him in death on October 11, 2006. Olen was a Registered Surveyor and was self employed at Brosius Surveying for over 25 years. He was a member of the Summerville First United Methodist Church.

Olen belonged to PA Surveyors Assoc., the NRA, and the Pinegrove Sportsmen’s Club in Stanton, PA. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed hunting with his son, brother, and nephews. He and his son also enjoyed fishing in local streams. Since his illness he enjoyed spending time on the porch at the family farm in Knoxdale watching the animals and visiting with friends and family.

Olen is survived by a son David Olen Brosius of Summerville; a brother Stanley (Melany) Brosius of Knoxdale; two sisters, Ruth Brosius of Coolspring, Joanne (Skip) Leonard of Jersey Shore, PA and numerous neices and nephews.

Along with his parents and wife, Olen is preceded in death by an infant son Jason Jay Brosius in 1981, an infant daughter Cheri Lynn Brosius in 1977, and a brother Dean P. Brosius.
His family will receive friends on Friday July 17, 2015 from 6 – 8 pm and Saturday July 18 from 10 -11 am at the Furlong Funeral Home, Gregory K. Furlong FD, corner of Broad St. and First Ave., Summerville. The funeral service will follow at 11 am with Rev. William Saxman officiating.

Per the family’s request, memorial donations may be made to The Furlong Funeral Home.

Interment will be in the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Cemetery in Knoxdale, Knox Twp., Jefferson County, PA.

For more information visit www.furlongfuneralhome.com.


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