Derrick Sr., Glen W.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 22:03

Glen W. Derrick, Sr.

(September 30, 1923 - February 19, 2013)

Glen W. Derrick, Sr., 89, of Picture Rocks, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Milton Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

Born September 30, 1923, in Unityville, he was a son of the late Elmer A. and Euphamy Eldora Snyder Derrick. His wife of 65 years, Vivian J. Hartman Derrick, preceded him in death on August 4, 2011.

Glen retired from the former Sprout-Waldron, Muncy and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was also a member of the Muncy Valley Moose, Picture Rocks Fire Dept., Picture Rocks Bocce league and Picture Rocks United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir for many years. He loved hunting and fishing, making wine, attending the Lewisburg Farmer’s Market, calling square dances and above all, spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are a daughter, Connie J. (Norman) Baysore of Hughesville; two sons, Gary O. (Patricia) Derrick of Dewart, and Glen W. (Dorothy) Derrick Jr. of Picture Rocks; 11 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

In addition to his parents and wife, Glen was preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. Monday, February 25, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water Street, Hughesville, with Rev. Max L. Walters Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Talmar. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to the Picture Rocks Fire Department, P.O. Box 367, Picture Rocks, PA 17762.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.