Fredrick E. Housler

December 23, 1929 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 92)

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Fredrick E. Housler, 92, of Rich Valley Rd., Emporium, PA passed away at his residence on Sunday afternoon (April 3, 2022). He was born December 23, 1929 in Emporium, PA a son of the late Merton Q. and Eva M. Edsel Housler. On June 22, 1957 in Driftwood he married the late Margaret Wennin Housler.

Mr. Housler graduated from Emporium High School in the class of 1948. He served with the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion Olkosky-Jessop Post 194, and a life member of the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221 VFW, Emporium, PA. Fred was a long time employee of Sylvania where he worked as a machinist and from where he retired as one of the last employees in the Emporium facility. Fred was an avid bowler and in his younger years could be found at the alley every Monday and Wednesday night where he bowled in the men’s league; and every other Saturday with his beloved wife Marge where they bowled in the mixed couples league. He always enjoyed a nice ride through the woods on the many country roads of Cameron County and tended his garden every summer, sharing its many fruits with friends and family.

Fred is survived by a daughter, Vickie (Chris) Kane, Syracuse, NY; son, Steven (Lisa) Housler, Emporium; daughter, Anita (David) Speece, Oil City; eight grandchildren: Julie, Lauren, Bryan, Darienn, Cali, Hannah, Christian and Ella; four great grandchildren: Hunter, Madelyn, Isla and Cormac; sister, Betty, (Herbert) Crosby, Emporium.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda in infancy.

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-7 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Friday (April 8, 2022) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail at the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA.  There will be a luncheon and celebration of life to follow at the Cameron County Vets club.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cameron County Vets Club, 427 East 3rd Street, Emporium, PA 15834

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April 7, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barnett Funeral Home
207 E 4th St.
Emporium, PA 15834

Funeral Service
April 8, 2022

10:30 AM
Barnett Funeral Home
207 E 4th St.
Emporium, PA 15834

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