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Obituary of Russell Eugene McCloskey, 74


Russell Eugene McCloskey, 74, of Bellefonte, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at home. Born on October 23, 1943, in Coleville, he was the son of the late Cordes and Alice (Poorman) McCloskey. He was married to his beloved wife, Nancy (Welch) McCloskey, who survives him at home.

He worked as a self-employed carpenter.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by their two children, Laurie McCloskey of Port Matilda and Chad McCloskey of Coleville; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters and one brother.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother.

Friends will be received on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 11am-1pm at Coleville Wesleyan Church at 326 Lower Coleville Road, Bellefonte. Funeral services will be immediately follow at the church at 1pm with Rev. Ronald Kilgus officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

Name of Deceased

Russell Eugene McCloskey



Date of Death


Date of Birth


Funeral Home

Wetzler Funeral Home

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