April 15, 1922 - April 16, 2012
PAUL A. BARGER, 90, of Parker passed away late Monday afternoon (04-16-12) at UPMC-Northwest following a brief illness, and just one day after his 90th birthday. Born on April 15, 1922 in Perry Twp., Clarion Co., he was son of late Lee H. and Glenna Oilve Kriebel Barger. Paul was a lifelong member of the Church of God, and was a member at Park Hill Church of God in West Freedom at the time of his death. A veteran of the U.S. Army of World War II, he served from Dec. 1942 to Jan. 1946. Paul was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, American Campaign Medal, European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with three bronze stars, the World War II Victory medal, as well as Good Conduct Medal. He was a sixty-six year member of the American Legion Post 598 of Parker. He worked in the mold shop and retired from the former Glass Containers Corp. at Parker. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Arlene Crowe Barger whom he married Dec. 12, 1947; one daughter and husband: Joyce (Rev. Jim) Callender of Cambridge Springs, Pa.; three sons and wives: Ricky (Linda) Barger of Greenville, Dennis (Patricia) Barger of Parker, and Gary (Theresa) Barger of Sarver; eleven grand and nine great-grandchildren; number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters: Mona Cook and June Cushing. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday (today) at H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 So. Wayne St., Parker, and at the church for an hour preceding the funeral. Funeral service at 11:00 AM Thursday at Park Hill Church of God, Lime Plant Rd., West Freedom (near Parker) with Pastor Eric Mitchell, church pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Dutch Hill. Members of American Legion and VFW of Parker will conduct services at 11:00 AM Thursday at the church just prior to funeral.
PAUL A. BARGER, 90, of Parker passed away late Monday afternoon (04-16-12) at UPMC-Northwest following a brief illness, and just one day after his 90th birthday. Born on April 15, 1922 in Perry Twp., Clarion Co., he was son of late Lee H.... View Obituary & Service Information
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