Jack R. Chewning

Jack R. Chewning, 74, of Highland Street, DuBois, PA, died on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at his home.

Born on May 31, 1943, in Mabie, WV, he is the son of the late Virgil R. and Juanita Geraldine Pearl (Emigh) Chewning.

On August 21, 1965, he married his wife of 52 years, Judy L. (Kelly) Chewning. She survives.

Along with his wife and family, he operated LaRue’s Hillside Restaurant and Tavern. He retired from Owens Brockway after many years of service. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed gardening and going to the casino.

Jack was a Veteran of the United States Army Reserves. He was also a member of the Olympic Athletic Club; George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17; Independent Political and Social Club and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 965 in Falls Creek. As a bus driver and youth soccer coach, he enjoyed children.

Jack is survived by four children: Kelly Chewning & companion Brian Baird of DuBois, PA, Christine Bernardo of DuBois, PA, Amanda “Amy” Blakley & her husband David of Sykesville, PA and Ronald Chewning and his wife Tracy of DuBois, PA; three siblings Jerry Chewning of Ravenna, OH, J. Joanne Papanicolas of Lincoln, CA, and Kenneth Chewning of Big Run, PA, and ten grandchildren: Sarah Hook, Rebekah Shilala, Beau Bernardo, Nick, Tony and Jessica Blakley and Brooke, Aaron, Isaiah and Emelia Chewning.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather (Joseph Turner) and a brother (Virgil Chewning, II).

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. from the Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ with Pastor Audra Krise and Pastor Barry Fillman co-officiating.

Burial will be in the Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery.

The Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium is in charge of arrangements.

Although flowers are appreciated, the family request memorials may be placed with the Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 80, Luthersburg, PA 15848.

Online condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com

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