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Bernard E. GaffBernard E. Gaff, 80, of Shelocta, passed away at home on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 surrounded by family and friends.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1940 in Cedar Crest, Pa. to Charles Wesley and Margaret Ruth (Beatty) Gaff.
Bernard worked as a boilermaker for the Boilermakers Union Local 154. For many years, he enjoyed stock car racing and horse racing. Bernard liked to hunt, fish, shoot trap and kept very busy with his many interests.
His memory will be cherished by his two sons, Bernie E. Gaff, Jr and wife, Pam of Shelocta and Steven W. Gaff and wife, Barb of Lewistown; two granddaughters, Brittany Reed and husband, Mark and Ashley Filler and husband, James; one great-granddaughter, Isabelle Rose Gaff; and a sister, Darlene Park and husband, Bill of Mifflintown.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of nearly 50 years, Linda Kay Gaff, who he married on Nov. 24, 1961 and who passed away on March 4, 2011; brothers, Richard Gaff and John Gaff and an infant brother, Charles Gaff.
Friends and family will be received from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020 at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc. 238 S. Main Street, Elderton, PA.
Additional visitation will be from 10 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM on Monday, Dec. 28 2020, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Angel De La Cruz officiating.
Due to current regulations, all social distancing guidelines will be followed. Guests are respectfully asked to wear a mask or face covering.
Interment was in the Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, Pa.
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