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William K. Womer, 90, of Mifflinburg, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday morning, Feb. 19, 2018, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove.
He was born May 27, 1927, in Mount Pleasant Mills, the youngest child of the late Banks W. and Flossie (Mitterling) Womer. In 2014, he married Grace Yoder Moore who survives. In 1947, he married the former Charlotte Stroup who preceded him in death in 1979, and later married Joanne Hosier who preceded him in death in 2011.

William attended school at the Smith School in Potato Valley next to the family farm.
He had been employed as a logger and had also worked for Poloron Homes and established the Roxanna Industries which manufactured truck caps. Following his retirement he did volunteer mission work in California, New Mexico, Arizona, Florida, and later lived in Salisbury, N.C., moving back to Pennsylvania in 2017.
He was a member of the Richfield Evangelical Methodist Church where he was a Sunday school teacher for many years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Anthony Womer of Mount Pleasant Mills; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Daniel Shields of Northumberland, and Roxann and Douglas Summers of Milroy; one stepdaughter, Wanita Mowery of Mifflinburg; four grandchildren Shawn Womer of Yulee, Fla, Tabby Shields of Northumberland, Skye Hepburn and Dane Summer, both of Milroy; two great-grandchildren, Hudson and Kalum Hepburn; and stepgrandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy Thomas Aurand of New Columbia.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Carson, Roy, Paul and Harley Womer; and three sisters, Gladys Foltz, Maude Shively, and Clara Dressler.

Friends and family will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove, and from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Richfield Evangelical Methodist Church, 13247 Route 35, Richfield, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Aaron McCarty officiating.
Burial will be in the Richfield Evangelical Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family is accepting flowers, but contributions to honor William's memory may be made to Richfield Evangelical Methodist Church.
Published on February 21, 2018
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