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Glenn O. Vonada, 96, formerly of Aaronsburg and Millheim, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg.
He was born April 13, 1921, in Woodward, a son of the late Fred and Mamie (Warntz) Vonada. On Nov. 1, 1941, he married Trovola E. Stover, who preceded him in death on Oct. 4, 1995. On Nov. 29, 1997, Glenn was remarried to Rachel Kline who also preceded him in death.

Glenn was a 1938 graduate of East Penns Valley High School and had attended the former Farmer's High School, now known as Penn State University.
Glenn was a lifelong farmer in Aaronsburg.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Millheim where he was a member of the choir, a member of the Penns Valley Men's Chorus, and a lifetime member of the Millheim Lions Club where he had served as secretary for five years. Glenn served as a board member of the Penns Valley High School in the early years.
After retiring in 1980, Glenn moved to Millheim. In April 1995, Glenn moved to Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village in Lewisburg.
In his spare time Glenn enjoyed bowling, pinochle, and watching Phillies baseball.

He is survived by one daughter, Linda A. Claar of Woodward; three sons, David G. Vonada (Sharon) of Ormond Beach, Fla., James C. Vonada (Kathleen) of Madisonburg, and Roger A. Vonada (Renee) of Carnegie; nine grandchildren, Angela Vonada, Shelby Appell (Michael), Jan Vonada (Shelly), Kristin Meiser (John), Ashley Vonada, John Claar (Kim), Jason Claar (Lorie), Andrew Vonada, and Morgan Vonada; and 11 great- grandchildren.
In addition to Trovola and Rachel, Glenn was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Donald Claar.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Millheim, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Frank Harpster officiating.
Glenn will be laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery.

Contributions in his memory may be given to St. John's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 439, Millheim, PA 16854.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stevenrnefffuneralhome.com.
Published on February 20, 2018
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