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Elmer G. Christy

December 17, 1943 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Elmer Christy Obituary

Elmer G. Christy, 80, formerly of Freeport, died Saturday, January 27, 2024 in Concordia Lutheran Ministeries, Cabot.

He was born December 17, 1943 in Natrona Heights, son of Elmer J. and Lois (Negley) Christy .

 Elmer was a former member of the Slate Lick Presbyterian Church. He was a tool and die maker and worked of several machine shops in the area and retired from Butler Magnetics. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #239.

He enjoyed football, baseball, fishing and hunting, working on his hot rod, gunsmithing, making knives and watching old Westerns.

Surviving are wife, Carole Ann (Hosey) Christy of Cabot, two sons, Jeff (Kristen) Christy of Saxonburg and Greg (Lori) Christy of Freeport, grandchildren, Nicolette, Mac and Kennedy Christy, step grandchildren, Jessica and Patrick Fox, great-grandson, Jamison Macfee,  four step great grandchild, Jaxton  Lutz, Jepson, Jemma and Jude Haimer, one step great grandchild, Dexter Fox, three brothers, Gary Christy, Meredith (Marge) Christy and Tom Christy all of Freeport and one sister, Melody (Bill) Di Emidio of Freeport and his son-in-law Joseph Fox.

Elmer was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter Marcia Ann Fox,

Friends will be welcomed  at the at the Welch Funeral Service LLC., 1032 Fourth Avenue, Ford City, on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Lee Genter, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Airy Cemetery, Harrison Twp.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 31, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

Visitation
Wednesday
January 31, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

Farewell Ceremony
Thursday
February 1, 2024

11:00 AM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

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