Lester Mutchler, 89, of Danville PA, passed away
peacefully surrounded by his family on June 11, 2018 at his residence. He
was born July 7, 1928 in Jersey Shore PA the son of the late Foster and
Martha Lehman Mutchler.
He graduated from Jersey Shore High School in
1946. Lester served his country in the United States Navy from 1947-1950 as
a Radarman 3rd Class on the USS Philippine Sea (CV-47).
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline
Myers Mutchler of Williamsport PA. They were married December 30, 1951.
Lester was employed for 35 years by Acme Markets
in Williamsport where he was Night Manager.
He was a member of Maranatha Bible Church in
Linden PA. He faithfully attended Friendship Baptist Church in Watsontown
PA and later attended First Baptist Church of Danville PA.
Lester was an avid Phillies baseball fan. He
loved to hunt and fish. He had a quick wit, a relentless work ethic and
drive for life, being constant and steady in providing for his family. His
greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his family and his
grandchildren whom he adored.
He is survived by his daughter, Sherry L. Foust
of Danville PA and three step-children; Fred Yeager and his wife Barb of
Milton PA; Carol Hall and her husband Keith of Linden PA and Nan Kleese and
her husband Bill of Tucson AZ. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren; 47
great-grandchildren and 30 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death
by his son-in-law, Larry Foust; one brother, Dan Mutchler; one sister, Lois
Stryker and one grandson, Keith Hall, Jr.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Lester’s Life to be held Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at
First Baptist Church 12 Brookside Drive Danville PA (off 642 East) with the
Reverend Dawes J. Dunham officiating. Burial will be held in Greenlawn
Memorial Park, Montgomery PA where Military Rites will be accorded. Friends
will be received from 9:30 – 10:45 AM at the church
The family will provide flowers. Memorial
contributions may be made to Word of Life WOLBI Owen Sound – BI Scholarship
088C7S / 71 Olmstedville Road Pottersville NY 12860.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski
Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.