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William A. MortimerNovember 13, 1931 ~ November 16, 2017 (age 86)
William Andy Mortimer, a lifelong Munderf and Sugar Hill, PA resident and a resident of Carlock, IL for the past 11 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by family members on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal, IL. Born on November 13, 1931 in Munderf, PA, he was the son of the late Glenn E. and Beulah O. Wingard Mortimer. On September 7, 1954 he was married to Irma L. Robinson at the Moorhead United Methodist Church in Brockway, and she survives. Before retirement, he was the owner/operator of Mortimer Trucking and later the owner of Mortimer New & Used Equipment. He attended East White Oak Bible Church in Carlock, IL; and was a member of the East White Oak Bible Church Senior Saints and the Carlock Seniors Group. In his younger years, he enjoyed snowmobiling, motorcycling, traveling, camping, having coffee with friends and neighbors, country gospel and bluegrass music. In addition to his wife, he is also survived by a son William L. (Misty) Mortimer of Chino Valley, AZ; 3 daughters: Marilyn S. (Duane) Kearns of Swoope, VA; Sandra L. (Michael) Henning of Carlock, IL; Dixie L. (Scott) Fulton of Mesquite, TX; 2 brothers: Donald (Nell) Mortimer of Corning, NY; James (Bonnie) Mortimer of Brookville, PA; 3 sisters: June (Kent) Grinnen of DuBois, PA; Ida (John) Atwell of Brookville, PA; Bertha (Richard) Shaffer of Brockport, PA; 2 brother-in-laws: Dallas McKendree of Munderf, PA and Gary Frieders of Bel Air, MD. Bill is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He also will be missed by his beloved canine companion, Mitzie. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by 3 sisters: Thelma Winders, Alta McKendree and Erma Frieders, and a son-in-law George Sicheri. Calling hours will be on Saturday, November 25th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway, PA. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM, also at the funeral home, with Rev. Larry Van Gundy officiating. Committal Prayers and burial will immediately follow at the Munderf Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Advocate BroMenn Adult Day Services, Carlock Fire and Rescue and to Lucy Williamson, his part-time in-home caregiver, for their excellent care and kindness. Memorial contributions may be made to East White Oak Bible Church, 11922 E. 2000 North Rd., Carlock, IL. 61725 or to the Carlock Fire Protection District, 200 N. Lincoln St., Carlock, IL. 61725.