David Voorhees, age 55, of Granville Summit, Pa., died on Monday, March 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Oct. 6, 1961 in Elmira, N.Y., a son of James W. and Maryetta (Montayne) Voorhees. David enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by a son, Matthew (Ashley) Voorhees of Granville Summit, Pa.; a daughter, Lavonna Cole of Austinville, Pa.; five grandchildren, Ryder, Colt, Melonie, Madelynn and Mylah; three brothers, James (Bonita) Voorhees of Lockwood, N.Y., Ronald (Inez) Voorhees of Springfield, Pa., and Paul D. Voorhees of Springfield, Pa.; four sisters, Sandra (Ronald) Kingsley of Springfield, Pa., Darlene (Dan) Close of Troy, Pa., Linda Rathrun Springfield, Pa., and Jeannie (Jeffrey) Estep of Ganville Summit, Pa. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother, Paul Mark Voorhees. Family and friends are invited to call from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the North Street Community Church, Canton, Pa. A memorial service will immediately follow the visitation at 11:30 a.m. at the church with Pastor Darren Peachey officiating. Burial will be in the Harkness Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Falck Cancer Center, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905; or to the Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk St., Towanda, PA 18848. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa.
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