Howard B. Chilson

Howard B. Chilson, 74, a resident of Montgomery, entered into rest on Monday, June 25, 2018, in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born Saturday, March 25, 1944, at Sayre, Bradford County, Pa., he was a son of the late Cecil and Pauline (Walters) Chilson. He and his wife, the former Deborah A. Ryan, would have celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on July 18th.

Howard was a 1963 graduate of Towanda Area High School. He honorably served his country with the U.S. Army while stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War. He retired from Jarrett’s Lost Brook Farm after a career of almost 50 years as a dairy farmer.

Howard was a member of the French Asylum United Methodist Church at Durrell, Pa. He was also a member of Muncy American Legion Post 268 and Satteson’s Thursday Night Card Club. Howard enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Cindy L. Propst and companion John Propst, of Allenwood, Pa. and Casey L. and husband John Craver, of Montgomery; two siblings, Duane and wife Joan Chilson, of St. Edward, Nebraska and Virginia Pruyne, of Ulster, Pa.; and two grandchildren, Alicia M. Propst, of White Deer, Pa. and Jacob Thomas, of Montgomery.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, June 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. from the Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service, 108 N. Main St., Muncy, with Max W. Furman, pastor of the Antes Forte and Oriole United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Green Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 9-11 a.m. Graveside military honors will be accorded by the joint veterans organizations. The family will provide the flowers.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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