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John H. Bixler, Jr.

January 6, 1939 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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John Bixler, Jr. Obituary

John H. Bixler, Jr., 84, of Emporium, PA passed away at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, PA on Thursday evening (November 30, 2023). He was born January 6, 1939 in St. Marys, PA a son of the late John H. and Dorothy McDonald Bixler.

John graduated from Cameron County High School. He served in the US Army during Vietnam. After serving in the Army he graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in Indiana, PA where he earned a teaching degree. He went on to teach music at Union School District in Rimersburg for over 30 years. Years ago he enjoyed playing tennis, baseball and target shooting as he was a sharpshooter. He liked animals especially his cats and dogs.

John is survived by a brother, Donald Bixler, Emporium; sister, Carol Crissman (Robert), New Bethlehem; niece, Michelle (Tyler) Hopper and a nephew, Andrew (Leslie) Crissman; great niece, Chloe Crissman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, aunts and uncles.

The family will receive friends at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA on Monday (December 4, 2023) morning from 11:00-11:45 AM followed by a funeral service at 12:00 PM with Rev. Leslie Crissman, officiating.

Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834

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December 4, 2023

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Barnett Funeral Home
207 E 4th St.
Emporium, PA 15834

Funeral Service
December 4, 2023

12:00 PM
Barnett Funeral Home
207 E 4th Street
Emporium, PA 15834


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