2017-12-07 / Obituaries

John R. Foor

Breezewood, 63

John Roy Foor, 63, Breezewood, died Thursday November 30, 2017, at Chambersburg Hospital after a 6 1/2 year battle with sarcoma cancer.

He was born February 28, 1954, in Roaring Springs, Pa., the son of the late Paul and the late Laura Watkins Foor.

He was a 1973 graduate of Tussey Mountain High School.

He married Michelle Rasp February 14, 2000.

In his younger years, he worked at a sawmill, Martinsburg Shoe Factory, the Post House in Breezewood, Groves, cleaned at the Jolly Farmer and JLG in Mc- Connellsburg. He retired after 32 years of service in the maintenance department at Fulton County Courthouse in 2011.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 561 in McConnellsburg and the NRA. He attended Breezewood Community Church in Breezewood.

He is survived by his wife and companion of 29 years Michelle Foor, Breezewood; three daughters: Bridget Guyer, Breezewood; Emma Medina and Rainy Patterson, both of Chambersburg; one son, Anthony Hollinshead, Bedford; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; six sisters: Shelvey Corbin, Cassville; Margaret Hitchens, Dillsburg; Fay Wible, Wells Tannery; Mary Jane Foor and Gail Foster, Everett; and Carol Whitley, Rocky Mountain, N.C.; and four brothers: Neil Foor, Waterfall;

Vaughn Foor, Medical Lake, Wash., and Dennis Foor and Lloyd Noel, both of Cedartown, Ga.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant daughter and one infant brother.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 5 , at Breezewood Community Church. Interment was at Ray’s Cove Church Cemetery in Breezewood.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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