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Roland A. "Buster" Saurman

January 1, 1948 ~ February 23, 2017 (age 69)

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SERVICES

Gathering of Family and Friends
Saturday
March 11, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Moose Lodge
Emporium, PA

Military Honors
Saturday
March 11, 2017

3:00 PM
Moose Lodge
Emporium, PA


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Roland A. "Buster" Saurman, Jr., 69, of 102 E. 2nd St., Emporium, PA died at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, PA on Thursday (February 23, 2017) morning. He was born January 1, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA a son of the late Roland and Marjorie Benedict Saurman Mr. Saurman served with the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam. He was wounded and received a Purple Heart. He worked several jobs in Philadelphia before moving to Cameron County. While living in Cameron County he worked many years at motor Coil and Emporium Secondary. He was a member of the Miller-Raffaelle Post, 6221, VFW, Emporium PA. He enjoyed gunsmithing and doing mechanical work on his truck. Survived by one sister, Margaret "Sandy" (Jim) Wills, Philadelphia; one brother, Jack Saurman, Pocano's; brother-in-law, John "Bud" Ullman, Driftwood and several nieces and nephews. Buster was preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Marjorie Benedict Saurman, and a sister, Diane Ullman.

The family will have a time of Celebration at the Loyal Order Of Moose Lodge #368, 524 E Allegany Avenue, Emporium, PA on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 2:00-5:00 PM where a Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail at 3:00 PM.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the VFW Post 6221, 427 East 3rd Street, Emporium, PA 15834

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