Dale C. Schrecengost

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Dale C. Schrecengost
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Dale C. Schrecengost, 92, of Dayton, PA, died peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at Quality Life Services Sugarcreek.

He was born June 16, 1930 in Rural Valley, PA, the son of Paul and Marie (Zimmerman) Schrecengost.

Dale was a lifelong resident of Dayton and graduated from Dayton High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps, obtaining the rank of E-4 while serving in Hawaii. He married Jill Wells on Dec. 1, 1956 and celebrated 66 years of marriage together while raising their family.

Dale was a lifetime member of the Dayton District Volunteer Fire Company, where he served as chief for several years, a member of the Glade Run Presbyterian Church and the American legion. He worked for the Armstrong School District until he retired in 1993. He also worked for Dayton Borough Water Authority and Marion Center Bank. He is also known for driving the ice cream truck in the summers to the surrounding nearby towns in the 1970's. Dale enjoyed spending time with family, woodworking, trains, antique collecting, gardening, traveling, watching sports and hunting. Dale appreciated serving the community and the people in it.

His memory will be cherished by his loving wife, Jill C. (Wells) Schrecengost of Sugar Creek; his sons, Tim Schrecengost and wife, Ruthie, of Kittanning, and Terry Schrecengost of Milford; his daughters, Linda Smith and husband, Jim, of Ford City, and Lenae Lasher and husband, John, of Templeton; nine grandchildren, Nicole Prisk and husband, Chris, Crystal Edinger and husband, Josh, John Lasher, Jr. and wife, Laura, Jenny Atwood and husband, Charlie, Adam Lasher and wife, Ashley, Brandi Rankin, Eric Schrecengost, Alex and Tyler Schrecengost; and eleven great-grandchildren. Dale is also survived by one brother, Roland Schrecengost of Rural Valley, PA.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Eugene "Gundy" Schrecengost.

Friends and family will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at the Bauer-Bly Funeral Home, 125 East Main Street, Dayton, PA.

Additional visitation will be from 10 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at the Bauer-Bly Funeral Home with Pastor Sheila Wadding officiating. Military honors will be presented by the Armstrong County American Legion.

Interment will be in Smicksburg Lutheran Cemetery, Smicksburg, PA.

The family would also like to thank all the staff at Sugar Creek in the Hemlock wing for the great care they gave Dale.

Memorial Contributions can be made in his honor to the Dayton Volunteer Fire Company, 204 S Poplar St., Dayton, PA 16222.

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Dale C. Schrecengost