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Jerome K. "Jerry" Drenkhahn
Jerome K. "Jerry" Drenkhahn, 72, of Rural Valley, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021 at Good Samaritan Hospice of Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot, PA.
He was born on Aug. 30, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Emil F. and Elizabeth H. (Bromely) Drenkhahn.
Jerry was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Gastown, PA. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict. Jerry enjoyed living in the country and being on the farm.
His memory will be cherished by his loving wife of 42 years, Maxine Drenkhahn; his son Kenneth E. (Michele) Drenkhahn and grandson, Landon of Rural Valley; daughter Nuvada (Kevin) Drenkhahn and grandson, Brandon of Lansdale, PA; step-children, Charity (Larry) Meyer of Shelocta, Norman (Trudy) Stear of Spring Church, Faith (Norman) Anderson of Indiana, and Eric Stear of Summersville, WV; step-grandchildren, Amber Stear of Greensburg, Tonya Hileman of Shelocta, Hope (Matthew) Smith of Shelocta, Chelsey (Dalton) Reau of Hadley, PA, Brandi Heron of NC, Larry Heron of Indiana, Jenna (Mason) Bishop of WV, Shayla Stear of WV, Maria (Scott) Dix of WV, and Olivia Stear of WV; and four great-grandchildren. Jerry is also survived by siblings, Judy DiGiovanni of Norristown, Donald (Debbie) Drenkhahn of Sellersville, Connie Donlon of Quakertown, Debbi Ingallis (Ken) of Rock Hill, Barry (Sherry) Drenkhahn of SC, sister-in-law, Georgine Davidheiser of Telford and many nieces and nephews.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Cortney Drenkhahn; a sister, Betty Davidheiser, four brother-in-laws, Al Donlon, Harry DiGiovanni, Gene Davidheiser, Wayne Miller; a niece, Tracy Miller; and a great-granddaughter, Harper Smith.
Family and friends will be received from 2 -4 and 7 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 S. Main Street, Elderton, PA.
Additional visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at the Christ Lutheran Church, 205 Gastown Road, Shelocta, Pa. with Rev. Joyce Dix-Weiers, STS officiating.
Interment will follow at Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, Pa where military honors will be presented by the American Legion Honor Guard.
Due to current regulations, all social distancing guidelines will be followed. Guests are respectfully asked to wear a mask or face covering.
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