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Elwood Orvis Trutt, 81, of Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 8:41 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, at the home of his son Richard in Lewisburg.
He was born March 12, 1935, in Lewistown, the son of the late Harry G. and Elizabeth A. (Hook) Trutt. On March 7, 1954, in Granville, he married the former Dora Ellen Pentycofe who passed away on Oct. 2, 2009.

Elwood retired in 1984 from DCNR-Bureau of Forestry. Earlier in life he worked for Pennsylvania House Furniture, Philco Ford, Chef Boyardee, and Yorktowne Kitchens.
He was a member of the Freeburg Fire Company.

Elwood was an avid antique car and tractor collector and restorer. He also enjoyed attending public sales, music jam sessions and dances, as well as playing the banjo and guitar.

Surviving are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Richard and Brenda Trutt, of Lewisburg, and Robert Trutt, of Mifflinburg; three daughters and one-son-law, Deborah Conrad, of Mifflinburg, Dorothy Fetterolf, of Lewisburg, and Betty and Walter Fountaine, of Laporte; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Pharis Trutt, of Lewistown; and one brother and sister-in-law, Byron and June Pentycofe.
He was preceded in death by one son, David Trutt; one grandson, Paul Trutt; one brother, Richard Trutt; one stepbrother, John Kuhns; two sons-in-law, Ray E. Conrad Sr., and Walter Sholly Sr.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, followed by the funeral at 11, at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, with Joseph Wise officiating.
Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

To share in Elwood's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Published on October 10, 2016
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