2010-12-30 / Obituaries

Ray S. Kerlin

Elrama, Pa., 82

Ray S. Kerlin, 82, Elrama, Pa., died Thursday, December 23, 2010, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Local 66 in Monroeville and a member of the Church of God in Monongahela. He enjoyed collecting and working on antique cars.

Born November 16, 1928, in Hustontown, he was a son of the late Howard W. and Cecillian Wible Kerlin and husband of the late Fay E. Speicher Kerlin.

He is survied by daughters: Regina D. Hicks, Punxsutawney; Trudy K. Rock of Homestead; and Connie E. (Rev. William) Luckadoo of McAlisterville; sons: Samuel E. (Rosemary) Kerlin of Perryopolis; Howard R. (Mary) Kerlin, Jefferson Hills; and Brian J. (Tina) Kerlin, Floreffe; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters: Kathryn Morris, Helen Storm, Martha House and Anna Zun, all of California; nieces and nephews.

One of 17 children, he was preceded in death by his parents, eight brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 27, at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, McConnellsburg. Rev. William Luckadoo officiated. Burial was made in Kerlin Cemetery, Hustontown.

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