Henry E. Packer

Henry E. Packer, 80, of 205 Rose St., Lock Haven, died June 11, 2018 at the Haven Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Lock Haven.

Born July 9, 1937 in Lock Haven, he was a son of the late Ira E. and Mahelda Holt Packer.

On Sept. 15, 1962, in Flemington, he married Norma E. Hill, who survives.

Henry was a veteran of the U. S. Army.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and football but was especially happy when he was helping others.

Henry was a 1956 graduate of Bald Eagle-Nittany High School and had been an active member of the Hillview Wesleyan Church.

He retired in 1998 from Penn College where he Had worked in the General Services Department.

Survivors include a daughter, Genea (Steve) King of Jefferson, N.C.; a son, Henry E. (Rhonda) Packer, Jr. of Loganton; a brother, Edward Packer of Mill Hall; six sisters, Lois McKivison, Carrie Packer, Elsie McClintick and Esther (Donald) Rauch, all of Mill Hall, Doris Packer f Lock Haven and Grace (Leon) Bidwell of New York; three grandchildren, Mackeson I. Packer, Tiffany D. (Robert) Elliott and Bryana R. (Joseph) Augustine; three great-grandchildren, Megan G. and Rebekah J. Elliott and Hannah F. Augustine.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Lynn.

A memorial service honoring the life of Henry E. Packer will be held Saturday, June 16 at 11 a.m. in Hillview Wesleyan Church, 1200 Fourth St., Flemington, with Rev. Donald Grant, Rev. Alan Eckenrode and Rev. Kenneth Lynn officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Foundation or the Clinton County Dept. of Veterans Affairs through the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.wetzlerfuneralhome.org. Arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, Pa. 17751.

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