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Obituary for Harold James Muir

Harold James Muir, 88, a resident of Windy Hill Village P.S.L., Philipsburg, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the village. Born December 1, 1928 in Philipsburg, he was a son of the late Ernest & Ruth (Emigh) Muir. Harold was a 1946 graduate of Philipsburg High School and worked as a Lineman for I.B.E.W. until his retirement in 1992. He was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean Era and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Philipsburg. Harold enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting and cherished his grandchildren and great grandchildren. On October 16, 1950 in Philipsburg, he married Buelah M. “Boots” (Burge) Muir, who passed away July 30, 2007. Harold is survived by two daughters Ruth M. Krause and her husband Scott of Osceola Mills and Patricia A. Tarbay and her husband Paul of Philipsburg, two daughters in law Beth Muir of Frackville and Kathy Muir of Philipsburg; a sister Betty Hughes of Pittsburgh; seven grandchildren Melissa McMullen, Jason Muir, Joshua Muir, Jayne Livergood, Julie Cowher, Krista Muir and Jennifer Tarbay and 11 great grandchildren Andrew McMullen, Lydia McMullen, Nevaeh Muir, J J Muir, Tyler Muir, Jackson Muir, Alyvia Muir, Paisley Muir, Nolan Livergood, Adalynn Cowher and Emily Cowher. In addition to his parents and wife, Harold was preceded in death by two sons Harold James “Jim” Muir Jr. and Thomas R. Muir, a grandson Douglas Harold Krause, two brothers John and Richard Muir and a sister Pyretta Dumpleton. A funeral service will be held at the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home, 228 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, PA on Thursday, November 2, 2017at 11:00 am with Rev. Michelle R. Bodle officiating. Burial with military honors will be held at the Philipsburg Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 1 from 5 to 8 pm and on Thursday, November 2 from 9am until the hour of service at 11. Memorial contributions in Harold’s memory may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 912 E. Pine St. Philipsburg, PA 16866 or to Abundant Life Fellowship, 102 Fairway Dr. Philipsburg, PA 16866. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.dahlgrenfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

1

Nov

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home

228 N. Centre St.
Philipsburg, PA 16866

Visitation

Thursday

2

Nov

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home

228 N. Centre St.
Philipsburg, PA 16866

Service

Thursday

2

Nov

11:00 AM
David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home

228 N. Centre St.
Philipsburg, PA 16866

Cemetery Details

Location

Philipsburg Cemetery

Rt. 350 S
Philipsburg, PA 16866


Memorial Contribution

Abundant Life Fellowship

102 Fairway Dr.
Philipsburg, PA 16866

Grace United Methodist Church

912 E. Pine St. Philipsburg, PA 16866
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