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Ralph M. Deeters

September 12, 1939 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 80)


Ralph M. Deeters

September 12, 1939    April 18, 2020

     Ralph M. Deeters, 80, rural Williamsburg, passed away Saturday morning, April 18, 2020 at UPMC Altoona.

     He was born in Altoona, son of the late Edgar E. and Beatrice L. (Keith) Deeters.  On June 30, 1961 he married Sarah J. Dopp in Williamsburg and she preceded him in death on July 29, 2012.

     Surviving are five children: Russell M. (Kandy), Carey E. and Suzanne J. (Jason) Sisson all of Williamsburg, Kevin L. (Roxanne) of Altoona and Ryan T. (Renee) in Texas; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister Charlotte Deeters of Altoona.

     He was preceded in death by a brother, Ellis Deeters.

     Ralph was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1963-1966 attaining the rank of Sergeant.  He also served in the U.S. Army Reserve, Altoona Base for 20 years. 

     He was employed as a machine operator for the Elco Corporation, Huntingdon with over 20 years of service.  Ralph loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading his bible and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.

     Inurnment will be held at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen Texas.  Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg.



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