Dewey M. Morningstar

Born: Mon., Feb. 12, 1934
Died: Wed., Oct. 3, 2012


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Dewey Merle Morningstar, 78, of Sugar Grove, PA., passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Dewey was born February 12, 1934 in Dudley, PA , a son of the late Cloyd Si Morningstar and Amy May (Clark) Morningstar. Dewey worked as a heavy equipment operator for the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local #66 for over 30 years prior to his retirement in 1995. He loved trips to the Kinzua Dam where he had spent several years working on the construction. He was an active member of the NRA, as well as an avid sportsman. He was always ready for hunting season. He is a member of the SG United Methodist Church and volunteered for many years with the SG Volunteer Fire Department. His favorite pastimes included spending time with his family, watching Westerns, especially with John Wayne, fishing trips to Canada with family, hunting with his sons, trains, Nascar, and he loved his peanut butter. He was an honorable man who will be sadly missed by family and friends.      
He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanne (Wilson), whom he married July 3, 1965 at Chautauqua Lake, sons; Dewey J. Morningstar of Sugar Grove, PA, Duane (Paula) Morningstar of Sugar Grove, PA, Scott (Michele) Morningstar of Union City, PA, Dean (Pam) Morningstar of Lander, PA and daughter Amy Morningstar of Sugar Grove, PA. He is also survived by a brother, Edward William (Bill) Morningstar of Pittsburgh, PA and by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.  
Dewey was preceded in death by his parents, Cloyd & Amy Morningstar, his sister, Shirley Morningstar Wadsworth, his daughter, Debbie Morningstar Tobias, and a granddaughter, Shannon Tobias.  
Per Dewey’s request, there will be no funeral or visitation services. Memorials can be made to the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, 3 Race Street, Sugar Grove, PA.  
The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 N. Main St, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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Mary Jo Dumbleton
   Posted Thu October 04, 2012
Jeanne, Scott, Dean, Amy, and Duane,
Words can not express our saddness with the passing of Dewey. We were privileged to know him at family gatherings at Scott and Michele''s home.
He always had a smile for everyone and a story to reminiscence about.
Dewey wil be greatly missed and thought of often.
Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time.

John, Mary Jo, and Jona

Brian and Darlene McIntyre
   Posted Fri October 05, 2012
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. May your good memories help you through this the hard times.

Larry Ambrose
   Posted Sat October 06, 2012
As a pipe fitter I worked with, and around Dewy many times. He was always a professional and a gentleman. He will be missed by all who ever had the opportunity to be around him. My prayers are with his family.

Wes & Jan Wilcox
   Posted Sat October 06, 2012
Please know that he will be sadley missed, always friendly and kind.

Tammy Perrin Yoder
   Posted Sun October 07, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. Dewey was always warm and welcoming to me and seemed larger than life to a young girl! I was shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. Please know your family is in my thoughts and prayers!!

Dr. Christopher G. Fetzeck
   Posted Sun October 07, 2012
Please accept my sincerest condolences on the passing of Mr. Morningstar. My Thoughts and Prayers are with You All.

Karen Zamborik Caldwell
   Posted Mon October 08, 2012
Dear Jeanne and Family,

I am so sorry to hear of Dewey's passing. Please know that you are in
our thoughts and prayers.

Arlene Olmstead
   Posted Mon October 08, 2012
Our family sends our condolonces on a huge loss! He was a very kind, friendly, and loving person and he has showered many people with his love for others.

We will keep you in our prayers and please let us know if we can help in any way.

Love, Arlene, Bob, Nathan, Kyle, Reed

Dawn and Marc Wilcox
   Posted Mon October 08, 2012
Our family sends our condolonces on a huge loss! He was a very kind, friendly, and loving person and he has showered many people with his love for others.

We will keep you in our prayers and thoughts......

Dawn & Marc Wilcox and Family

Marcy Peterson
   Posted Wed October 10, 2012
Dear Dubs and family,
I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Many thoughts and blessings are with you. Take care.

Marcy

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