Paul E. Wasson, formerly of Madisonburg, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Wynwood House in Centre Hall. He was 90. Born July 1, 1931 in Lemont, Paul was a son of the late James E. and Nadine B. “Fortney” Wasson. He was a 1949 graduate of the former Gregg Township Vocational School. On July 11, 1954, Paul married the love of his life, Catherine Myers who preceded him in death.
Paul served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed as an Assistant Vice President with the former Omega Bank, now First National Bank. Paul was a member of the New Hope Lutheran Church in Spring Mills, the Penns Valley Grange #158 and the Pomona Grange #13 where he was the Pomona Grange Master for one year. Because Paul was the Pomona Grange Master his responsibilities that year included being in charge of the Grange Fair at Centre Hall. He was also a former treasurer of the Madisonburg Water Works. In his free time, Paul was an avid gardener, he enjoyed watching the hummingbirds and was a member of the local card club.
Paul is survived by one son, Douglas Wasson (Chris) of Burnham; one daughter, Marion Snavely of Sunbury; one sister, Phyllis Evey (Jerry) of MI; five grandchildren, Kylie Bortner (Tony), Emily Shapard, Tyler Wasson, John Snavely (Stefanie) and Paul Snavely and seven great grandchildren. In addition to his wife Paul was preceded in death by siblings, Nadine Ross, Janet Devinney, Joyce McCool and Ivan and Richard Wasson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30 am at the Steven R. Neff Funeral Home in Millheim, followed by the funeral service at 11:30 am with Pastor David Hersh officiating. Paul will be laid to rest with military honors in the Lutheran Cemetery in Madisonburg. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be given to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin Street – Suite 206, State College PA 16803.
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American Cancer Society
1375 Martin Street, Suite 206, State College PA 16803