Arthur W. THORNE

Arthur W. THORNE, 77, of Westfield, PA, died Friday, March 30, 2018 in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA.  


Born July 18, 1940, in Wana, WV, he was the son of Addison and Ruby E. Jones Thorne.  


He was married to the former Patricia Funk, who survives.  


Art was employed by Breeden School of Welding in Genesee, PA for 23 years, retiring as assistant director.  


Surviving besides his wife, Pat, are:  two sons, Wayne A. (Cheryl) Thorne of Whites Corners, PA and Ricky L. (Dina) Thorne of Nunda, NY;  six grandsons;  seven great-grandchildren;  three step-daughters, Martie (Joel) Wheeler of Harrison Valley, Mary (Kenneth) Ransom of Sabinsville, PA, and Peggy (Scot) Short of Westfield;  six step-grandchildren;  seven step-great-grandchildren;  two brothers, James (Crystle) Thorne of Wellsboro, PA and Aaron Thorne of Galeton, PA; two sisters, Barbara McNeill of Osceola, PA and Betty Inghram of Haines City, FL;  nieces and nephews.  


Friends may call at Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 4:00 PM. The Rev. Gene N. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Mills Cemetery. 


Memorials may be made to Teacher’s Pet Rescue, 19 Blackberry Lane, Coudersport, PA 16915. 


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