Arlin Jack CARY

Obituary of Arlin Jack CARY

Arlin Jack CARY, 87, of Knoxville, PA, formerly of Potter Brook, died Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. 

Born August 8, 1929, in Potter Brook, PA, he was the son of Arlin Dan and Cora Seeley Cary. 

On December 30, 1977, in Westfield, PA, he married the former Carole K. Francis, who survives. 

Jack was employed by Eberle Tannery in Westfield for 51 years. 

He was a member of the People’s Church of Potter Brook. 

Surviving besides his wife, Carole, are:  two sons, Dean (Lori) Cary of Cowanesque, PA and Chris (Amy) Cary of Sligo, PA;  two daughters, Linda (David) Welch of Horseheads, NY and Dawn (Don) Sawyer of Chesnee, SC;  two step-sons, John (Pam) Clark and Todd (Melende) Clark, both of Knoxville;  26 grandchildren;  and 20 great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by a son, Dale E. Cary; a brother, Henry Cary;  and a sister, Hazel Simpson. 

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the People’s Church of Potter Brook, 62 Rte. 49, Westfield, PA 16950.  Interim Pastor E. Matthew Zehr will officiate. 

Memorials may be made to the People’s Church of Potter Brook, 62 Rte. 49, Westfield, PA 16950. 

Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.