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Obituary of Edward H. Donley, 83


Edward H. Donley, 83, of Linden, PA, passed on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Hershey Medical Center. Ed was born on November 26, 1934 in Julian, a son of the late Edward H. and Stella Wellar Donley.

On January 8, 1958, he married the former Ethel Hanscom who survives at home. Ed is also survived by his daughter, Vicki L. (Eugene) Rhinehart of Avis and his son Kurt E. Donley of Julian, and his grandchildren, Morgan Donley, Makayla Donley and Trent Donley.

Ed's employment thru his life started at Claster's in Bellefonte and Altoona. He then was the Snap-On Tools Representative in the Williamsport Area, to the family business with Shaklee.

One of Ed's favorite quote was to Never Say Good-bye, but So Long. Ed was a veteran having served in the Army Reserves. Ed was of the Independent Church. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and family. He was an avid sportsman and a member of the NRA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers, Charles Donley and James Donley.

Memorial Contributions may be made to NRA Foundation 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 6PM - 8 PM at The Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg, PA Funeral Services will be private and at the convenience of the family with Pastor Samuel D. Reese officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Union Twp., Centre Co.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg, PA Online condolences may be made at

Name of Deceased

Edward H. Donley



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Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home

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