In memory of
Vernon R. Ingham Sr.
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In memory of
Vernon R. Ingham Sr.
VERNON R. INGHAM SR., 86 Vernon R. Ingham, Sr., 86, of Clara, formerly of Coudersport, died Saturday, April 23, 2011 in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a brief illness. Born February 2, 1925 in Chester, he was a son of Herbert V. and Gladys Caples Ingham. On November 11, 1982 in Coudersport, he married the former Beverly A. Albney, who died on May 16, 2009. Mr. Ingham attended Pottstown High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II serving as a seaman/deck foreman on the USS Yosemite AD-19 from 1944 to 1946. Prior to the war, he was employed by the former Pine Forge Steel Company in Pine Forge, by Mrs. Smith's Pie Company in Pottstown and by West Motor Freight Company as a truck driver in Boyertown. After the war he was employed by Walter F. Schwab Oil Company in Pottstown for 27 years and later by General Supply Company in Pottstown and was later employed by Jones Motor Freight in Spring City in building maintenance. After moving to Coudersport, he owned and operated the former Center Arco. Mr. Ingham was an avid hunter, enjoyed working in his gardens, and loved animals. Surviving are seven children, Sandra L. (Joseph) Pereni of Pottstown, Joyce (Marvin) Rosen of Chester Springs, Sharon (John) Semet of Boyertown, Vicki (George) Dallas of Pottstown, Vern (Cathy) Ingham of Phoenixville, Jace (Michelle) Ingham of Elizabethtown, and Scott (Teena) Ingham of Waynesboro, VA; thirteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Mr. Ingham was predeceased by his parents. Services were held Tuesday, April 26th at Myrtle Gospel Tabernacle Church in Shinglehouse. Burial in Clara Cemetery.
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In memory of
Vernon R. Ingham Sr.
VERNON R. INGHAM SR., 86 Vernon R. Ingham, Sr., 86, of Clara, formerly of Coudersport, died Saturday, April 23, 2011 in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a brief illness. Born February 2, 1925 in Chester, he was a son of Herbert V. and Gladys Caples Ingham. On November 11, 1982 in Coudersport, he married the former Beverly A. Albney, who died on May 16, 2009. Mr. Ingham attended Pottstown High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II serving as a seaman/deck foreman on the USS Yosemite AD-19 from 1944 to 1946. Prior to the war, he was employed by the former Pine Forge Steel Company in Pine Forge, by Mrs. Smith's Pie Company in Pottstown and by West Motor Freight Company as a truck driver in Boyertown. After the war he was employed by Walter F. Schwab Oil Company in Pottstown for 27 years and later by General Supply Company in Pottstown and was later employed by Jones Motor Freight in Spring City in building maintenance. After moving to Coudersport, he owned and operated the former Center Arco. Mr. Ingham was an avid hunter, enjoyed working in his gardens, and loved animals. Surviving are seven children, Sandra L. (Joseph) Pereni of Pottstown, Joyce (Marvin) Rosen of Chester Springs, Sharon (John) Semet of Boyertown, Vicki (George) Dallas of Pottstown, Vern (Cathy) Ingham of Phoenixville, Jace (Michelle) Ingham of Elizabethtown, and Scott (Teena) Ingham of Waynesboro, VA; thirteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Mr. Ingham was predeceased by his parents. Services were held Tuesday, April 26th at Myrtle Gospel Tabernacle Church in Shinglehouse. Burial in Clara Cemetery.
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