Lavern Causer, 84, of 152 W. Main Street, Mt. Jewett, died Saturday (December 27, 2014) at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born May 28, 1930, in Crosby, he was a son of the late Claude and Jennie Cornelius Causer. On July 27, 1953, in Mt. Jewett, he married Katherine Thomas Causer who preceded him in death on November 14, 2010.
Mr. Causer served during the Korean War as a Lance Corporal with the U.S. Marines. He had been employed by the BandO Railroad and also by many different construction companies. Later he worked for the McKean County Landfill and Hamlin Township. He helped take care of Kasson Cemetery for many years and had also worked for Mt. Jewett Borough.
He was a devoted member of the Bobby Swanson Marine Corp. League of Mt. Jewett.
Surviving are three daughters, Ruth Hamilton of Mt. Jewett, Carol Wareham of Cyclone and Becky (Frank Lucco) Causer of Bradford; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; five brothers, Claude Causer of Hazel Hurst, Dan Causer of Eldred, Edmund Causer of Mt. Jewett, Michael Causer of Bradford and Paul Causer of Hazel Hurst; and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his loving dog, Putty.
He was preceded in death, besides his wife and parents, by two brothers, George Causer and William Causer; four sisters, Genevieve Lindsey, Jeanetta Thomas, Virginia Causer and Lida Brown; and a son-in-law, Eugene "Mike" Wareham.
Friends will be received at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. in Mt. Jewett on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Mt. Jewett United Methodist Church with the Rev. W. Craig Smith, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Bridgeview Cemetery.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.