Obituary Notice: David J. Eisenman

Obituary Notice: David J. Eisenman (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: David J. Eisenman (Provided photo)

David J. Eisenman, 69, of Clearfield died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Clearfield.

He was born Jan. 20, 1945 in Oil City, a son of the late Thomas I. and Helen (Switzer) Eisenman.

Mr. Eisenman retired in 1988 from the Shawville Power Plant after 20 years of employment.
He was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield and a former member of the Clearfield American Legion John Lewis Shade Post No. 6 and the IBEW No. 1124. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Lois A. (Bailey) Eisenman, whom he wed April 26, 1969; a daughter, Virginia L. Hancock and her husband, Tony of Harrisburg and two sons, David J. Eisenman Jr. and his wife, Ann of Hagerstown, MD and Gregory S. Eisenman and his wife, Beth of Lancaster.


He’s survived by 10 grandchildren, Hannah, Nicholas, Jonah, Nathan, Lucas, Zachary, Isaac, Joey, Wriley and Camden; a sister, Janice Bentz of Allentown; two brothers, Thomas James ‘Jim’ Eisenman and his wife, Kathy of Hollidaysburg and William Eisenman and his wife, Sue of Pittsburgh; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Kathryn Way Henchbarger; a brother-in-law, Dave Bentz; and a sister-in-law, Janice Eisenman.

A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield, with Msgr. H. Desmond McGee Jr. as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.

Military honors will be accorded at cemetery by the members of the Clearfield American Legion and VFW Posts Honor Guard.

Friends will be received from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at the Kevin A Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Educational Endowment Fund, 212 S. Front St., Clearfield.

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