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Roy Jay Wolford

October 1, 1929 ~ July 4, 2020 (age 90)

Obituary

Roy “Jay” Wolford 90, of Listie, died July 4, 2020 in Ligonier Twp. from an accident doing what he loved most, driving his tractor. Jay was born in Ligonier Twp. on October 1, 1929 to Roy and Rosa (Pritts) Wolford.  Married to the former Joan Melville on October 10, 1951 and was married for 57 years before her death on December 23, 2008. Preceded in death by parents, wife, son-in-law Bill Shaffer and 6 siblings; Ralph, Carl, Clyde, Shirley Horne, Freda Maust and Elsie Palmer. Longtime farmer in Sipesville  before retiring and moved to Listie.  Survived by daughters Karen Shaffer of Sipesville and Jane Ann of Listie. 2 grandchildren, Kristina Kelly and husband Jimmy of Garrett and Jayme of Sipesville. One sister, Fern  Sanner of Somerset and Sister-in-Law Sandra Neiderhiser of Ligonier. Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 Tuesday in the Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home  where services will be held at 10am Wednesday with Reverend Stephen Zirkle officiating. Interment in Ligonier Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gideon’s International Processing Center, PO Box 97251, Washington DC 20090-9251, Gideon’s International @Gideons.org. or Somerset Church of the Nazarene, 382 W. Union St. Somerset, PA 15501. Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 7, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Halverson Funeral Home
476 West Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501

Visitation
Tuesday
July 7, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Halverson Funeral Home
476 West Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 8, 2020

10:00 AM
Halverson Funeral Home
476 West Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501

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