2010-08-12 / Obituaries

Arthur C. Serfass

Needmore, 82

Arthur C. Serfass, 82, Needmore, and formerly of Lehighton, Pa., died, Tuesday, August 3, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

He was born in Lehighton, Pa., on August 1, 1928, the son of the late Arlington C. and Margaret A. (Schmaltz) Serfass.

He was the widower of Shirley M. (Smith) Serfass, whom he married on September 4, 1949. She preceded him in death on June 9, 1984.

He worked as a manager for G.C. Murphy in Lehighton, for 37 years. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. Arthur was a member of the Mt. Zion Luthern Church in Packerton, Pa.

He is survived by daughter Beverly A. Pryor of Hancock; son Richard A. Serfass of Lehighton, Pa.; daughter Barbara J. Mentzer of Needmore; daughter Joann Norwood of Jim Thorpe, Pa.; son Robert A. Serfass of Jim Thorpe, Pa.; daughter Kathy L. Sterling of Lehighton, Pa.; and sister Shirley Troutman of Lehighton, Pa.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Regina Downs.

Memorial services were held at Ovsaks Funeral Home, Lehighton, Pa., at 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 6. Salm Emma Weaver officiated. Interment was at Lehighton Cemetery, Lehighton, Pa.

Local arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa.

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