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Ira FooseApril 26, 1952 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 65)
Ira Foose, 65, of Mahanoy City, passed away Thursday, June 29th, at his residence.
Ira was born in Shenandoah, on April 26, 1952, a son of the late Alice (VanHorn) and Clarence Foose. He grew up on a farm in the Brandonville area and was a graduate of the Hazleton High School. He had many jobs during his lifetime, including farming, construction and as a welder
working at Summit Manufacturing in Hazleton, where he last worked in 2001.
He was also a volunteer camp host at Locust Lake State Park, a pastime he enjoyed since 2007.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Alice Mae Kane.
Ira is survived by his wife, Nora (Cook) Foose. They would have been married 29 years on July 2nd of this year.
Ira is survived by three daughters, Wanda Foose, and her mother, Ira's first wife, Elaine Lindenmuth; Ashlie Foose, and Abigail Foose, all of Mahanoy City;
He is also survived by two sisters, Donna Vale, of Brandonville and Carol Garrison, of Shenandoah;
two brothers, Paul Foose, of Shenandoah and Clarence 'Buddy' Foose, Jr., of Brandonville.
Ira is also survived by 5 grandchildren Sapphire Haas; Christofer Haas; Izabella Reimard; Rayne Reimard; Grace Reimard and expecting the arrival of Elijah Reimard in the near future. He is also survived by a great granddaughter, Esther Eileen.
A Funeral Service will be held at St. John's Church in Brandonville, at 11 AM on Thursday, July 6th, with Pastor Jay Serafin officiating.
Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday from 10-11 AM at the church prior to the service.
Burial will take place in the Brandonville Union Cemetery immediately following the church service.