Michael E. Cavender

Dec. 11, 1952 - April 11, 2017

Michael E. Cavender, 64, formerly of East Freedom, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Oakland VA Medical Center, Pittsburgh, after an extended illness.

He was born at Hamilton Army Airfield, Calif., son of Wilbur J. and the late Nancy M. (Walter) Cavender.

Surviving are a daughter, Michelle Webb of Gary, Ind.; his father; a sister, Tracy DeHoff; and two nephews: Peter and Matthew (Laura) DeHoff.

Michael was a 1972 graduate of Claysburg-Kimmel High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era. He retired from Roaring Spring Blank Book Co. He was a member of the Claysburg and East Freedom Volunteer fire companies, and he also served as an EMT.

Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. service, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Christ Lutheran Church, 206 Walnut St., Claysburg, the Rev. Sherrie Hofmann officiating. Inurnment will be at Imler Valley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg.