Harold L. Vanfossen, 86, died , March 29, 2017, after a brief illness.
A life resident of Dorrance Township, Harold was born March 16, 1931, the son of the late Carl and Evelyn Rinehimer Vanfossen.
Prior to retirement, he was employed by Maier’s Bakery, Berwick, for more than 35 years.
Harold was also known locally as a skilled handyman, making service calls to friends and neighbors. Harold possessed profound pride in regards to his grandchildren and will be remembered for his quick-witted humor.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Erla Smith Vanfossen, whom he married Oct. 23, 1954; sons, Wayne C. Van Fossen Sr., his wife, Diane, and Jared Yakscoe, Slocum Township; Gary Van Fossen, at home; three grandchildren, Wayne C. Jr., Mindi Biscontini, Eric, their families, and their mother, Betty Van Fossen; two great-grandchildren, Emily and John Van Fossen. Also surviving are his brother-in-law, niece, nephew and numerous cousins.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Please make memorial donations to Stairville Methodist Church, 1790 Stairville Road, Wapwallopen, PA 18660.
McCune Funeral Home, Mountain
Top, handled the arrangements.