John E. Woomer

John E. Woomer, 78, of 503 Woomer Hill, Tyrone, went home to be with his Lord Thursday at Altoona Regional.

He was born in Bald Eagle, son of Amos Leroy and Ella May (Howard) Woomer. He married Beulah Fisher on June 28, 1955, at Epworth Manor, the Rev. Stenger officiating.

Surviving are his wife; six children: John Edward “Jack” Jr. (Jeanie), Michael Howard (Joyce), Rick Lynn (Kim) and James Allan (Amy), all of the Bald Eagle area, Christine Ann Friday (Donald) of Tipton and Amy Sue Conner (Sean) of Tyrone; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jonathan; and two grandsons: Jonathan Donald Friday and James Allan Woomer Jr. He was the last of his immediate family.

John was a self-employed farmer and woodsman. He was very mechanical and enjoyed antique cars.

Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone, and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Tyrone Alliance Church, the Rev. Carl A. Schmidt officiating. Interment will be at Bald Eagle Cemetery.