Howard L. Spangler

December 6, 1943 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Howard Spangler Obituary

Howard L. Spangler, 79, of Beech Creek, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at the UPMC Williamsport Hospital.  Known to all his family and friends as Cork.  He was born on December 6, 1943 to Russell L. and Hulda Rhine Spangler.

Howard was a lead bartender at the Castanea Fire Hall for many years and had been an avid Eagles and Phillies Fan. He enjoyed collecting $2.00 bills and Bi-Centennial coins. Howard had served as treasurer for the Sons of the American Legion in Lock Haven for several years. He enjoyed watching old western TV shows and liked older style country music.  

He is survived by two sons, Gary L.(Melissa) Spangler and Kevin L. Spangler, a daughter, Brenda K.(James) Stonerook, brother, Lewis (Donna) Spangler and a sister, Shirley Rupert. Also surviving are several Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Howard was preceded in death by a daughter, Lori A. Spangler, and three brothers, Frank, Ron and James Spangler.

Family and friends will be received in the Gedon Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.  Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorials will be accepted to the Clinton County SPCA, 33 Mill Hill Rd. Lock Haven, PA 17745.

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December 1, 2023

3:42 PM
Gedon Funeral Homes & Cremation Services LLC.
121 W. Main St.
Lock Haven, PA 17745

Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

5:00 PM
Cremation Funeral Service LLC (Lock Haven)

December 1, 2023

8:00 PM
Cremation Funeral Service LLC (Lock Haven)


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