Elmer D. Haight

Born: Thu., May 14, 1931
Died: Sat., Sep. 8, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Sep. 15, 2018
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 15, 2018
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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Elmer D. Haight, 87, of Youngsville, PA, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Warren Manor.

He was born May 14, 1931 in Sugar Grove, PA, a son to the late Dallas D. and Lua (Loomis) Haight. Elmer was a 1949 graduate of Youngsville High School and a US Army veteran serving from 1952-1954 as a Sergeant. He was a machine operator at the former National Forge Co. in Irvine, PA, retiring in 1991 with 41 years of employment. Elmer pitched baseball in the old Sunset League of Warren County, bowled in several bowling leagues and was the past president of the Tuesday Morning League at Riverside Lanes. He enjoyed golfing, boating and fishing for musky.

Elmer is survived by a brother, Dallas E. Haight of Erie, a sister-in-law, Johanne Forney of Pittsfield, a brother-in-law, Henry Nyberg of North Warren and several nieces and nephews. He was also survived by the wait staff at Richards Restaurant and all of his North Main Street neighbors.

In addition to his parents, Elmer was preceded in death by his siblings, Rodney Haight, Norman “Lefty” Haight  and Carolyn Nyberg and two sister’s-in-law, Beryl Haight and Phyllis Haight.

Family and friends are invited to call Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 314 North Main Street, Youngsville, PA 16371 from 10:0-11:00AM at which time a funeral service will be held there with Elmer’s nephew, Rev. Dr. Dale Haight, officiating. Private burial will take place in the Sugar Grove Wesleyan Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Warren County Youth Baseball/Softball Association, PO Box 451, Warren, PA 16365 or to a charity of choice.

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Casey Haight Lockwood
   Posted Wed September 12, 2018
Uncle Elmer will be missed and remembered by many💕He was a wonderful & caring man.
God Bless🙏🏻 XOXOX

Stu Bailey
   Posted Sun September 23, 2018
Hi, Dallas, Youngsville just lost the best curve ball pitcher in it's history. Knowing him and the rest of you Haights is a Blessing I always remember.
Stu Bailey

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