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Milford L. “Millie” Kearney

Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 08:03 AM

Posted by Dylan Cyphert

6108458_fbsMilford L. “Millie” Kearney, 84, formerly of 413 Tionesta Avenue in Kane, died Tuesday afternoon, March 12, 2019 at the Lutheran Home at Kane, where he resided for just over a year.

Born December 23, 1934 in Dubois, he was the son of Lawrence and Margaret Howell Kearney.

On July 16, 1955 in Kane, he married Lois E. Walker, who died in 1998.

On February 19, 2000 in Green Cove Springs, Fla., he married the former Dorothy Anderson, who survives.

After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he worked at the Holgate Toy Co. in Kane, then Kane Handle for ten years, and later at Stackpole and Cera-mag, both in Kane, for 38 years until his retirement.

Millie was a member of the Kane Vol. Fire Dept. for 61 years, having served as its president, 2nd and 3rd assistant chief, and was a long-time captain of Engine #58.

He was a dedicated Steelers fan.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of Kane, are a daughter Susan E. (Paul) Rich of Kane and three grandchildren, Matthew (Melissa) Rich, and twins Laurie Rich and Lisa Rich.

He was preceded in death, besides his first wife and parents, by his twin brother, Milburn Kearney.

Friends may call from 6:00 until 8:00 on Friday at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., and may attend a service there at noon on Saturday with the rev. David Pflieger, chaplain of the Lutheran Home at Kane, officiating.

Interment will follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Kane after a Fireman’s Procession.

The family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the Kane Vol. Fire Dept., P.O. Box 66, Kane, PA 16735.

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