Frederick O. Pharis

Frederick O. Pharis, 94, of Loyalsock Township, passed away on Sept. 26, 2021 at his residence.

He was born Sept. 1, 1927 in Clinton County, son of the late Orman and Annie (Russell) Pharis.

Frederick was a World War II and Korean Army Air Corp. Veteran. He retired from the former GTE Sylvania. He was a member of Brethren in Christ Church, enjoyed camping, riding his motorcycle, hunting and being with his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and 10 siblings.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, former Naomi B. Gatz; daughters, Teresa K. (Doug) Lundy of Lairdsville, Barbara J. (Allen) Baysore of Montoursville and Joan M. Pharis of Linden; sister, Violet Boeding of Canastota, New York; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service announced at a later date. Burial will be in Montoursville Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home.