The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

April 18, 2014

Florence R. Homer

CLEARFIELD — HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois. Born June 27, 1925, in Barnesboro, daughter of the late Gust and Mary Pauline (Hayes) Byrnes. Mrs. Homer was a homemaker and took pride in raising her family. Member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield. Survived by children, Robert L. Homer, and wife, Barbara, Clearfield; Cathy Homer, and husband, Mike Mahalko, Strongstown; James Homer, and wife, Barbara, Indiana; Rick Homer, and wife, Gail, DuBois; David Homer, and wife, Marie, Cherry Tree; Patricia Elias, and husband, George, Northern Cambria; and Ronald Homer, and wife, Donna, Indiana; 19 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Leona Byers, Pennsylvania Furnace; Carolyn Ellis, Upper St. Clair; and Norma Mazurak, Northern Cambria. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert P. Homer, on April 1, 1997, and whom she wed Sept. 11, 1948, in Barnesboro. Also preceded in death by infant twin son and daughter and sister, Mary Ida Bohm. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Manor, DuBois, followed by interment at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, Spangler. Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Manor, DuBois. In lieu of flowers, the family strongly suggests contributions be made to Penn Highlands DuBois Hospice, Attn: Gina Keth, P.O. Box 447, DuBois, Pa. 15801, or to Christ the King Manor, 1100 W. Long Ave., DuBois, Pa. 15801. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.

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