Loretta J. HURLER, 89, of Galeton, PA, formerly of North Fork, died Sunday, June 23, 2019 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.
Born September 30, 1929, in Brookfield Township, PA, she was the daughter of Charles and Emma Seeley Gill.
On March 15, 1947, in Harrison Valley, PA, she married Lawrence R. Hurler, who predeceased her in 1980.
Loretta and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm in North Fork. She was employed by Mapes Woodworking in Whitesville, NY, Cooper-Slide in Genesee, Galeton Production, and Mittie’s Restaurant in Westfield. Loretta was a member of the former North Fork Methodist Church.
Surviving are: five children, Bonnie (Robert) Denlinger of Galeton, Larry (Cindy) Hurler of North Fork, Terry “Jake” (Bernice) Hurler of Sabinsville, Ricky (Linda) Hurler of Mills, and June Moore of Coudersport; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother, Gary Gill of Harrison Valley; nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Judy Hurler in 1970; two sisters, Jolene Lehman in 1997 and Reva Mitchell in 2018; two brothers, Charles Gill in 1955 and Richard Gill in 1962; son-in-law, Marlin “Mud” Moore; and longtime companion, John J. Shaffer, Jr., in 2003.
Friends may call Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Timothy H. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Brookfield Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the activity funds of Cole Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit or Sweden Valley Manor.