Timothy M. Persing

Born: Fri., Sep. 19, 1952
Died: Tue., Jul. 2, 2019


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jul. 06, 2019
Location: Youngsville Free Methodist Church


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Timothy “Stick” Matthew Persing, 66, of Pittsfield, Pennsylvania died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital following a brief illness.

Tim was born on September 19, 1952, a son to the late Herbert and Arlene Persing. Tim worked as a pipe fitter and welder at the United Refining Company for over 20 years. Tim loved to hunt and fish. He was an avid sports fan, but his passion was baseball which he spent countless hours playing with his friends and brothers, where he grew up, in Grand Valley. His later baseball years were spent cheering on the Pittsburgh Pirates from the comfort of his home. Tim was a person his friends and family could count on to lend a hand when someone was in need.

Tim is survived by his daughters, Katie Dininny (Aaron) of Norfolk, Virginia and Sara Ulrich (Amanda) of Erie, along with six grandchildren, Abigail, Kerrigan, Samara, Seneca, Kennan and Elizah. The past decade his grandchildren became the light of his life; a smile of pride spreading across his face as he talked about them to his family, friends and even strangers.  He is also survived by his siblings, David Persing (Mickey) of Pittsfield, Larry Persing (Madelyn) of Punxatawney and Bonita Danielson (Conrad) of Lander.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, July 6, at 11am at the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis Street, Youngsville, PA 16371.

The Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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Gib Mason
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
To Dave, Larry, Bonnie and all the Persing families,
So sad to hear about Tim. I know how close your family is. My deepest of condolences go out to during this sad time.

Dar wawrejko
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
Sending heartfelt condolensces on the passing of Tim. He was a dynamic trumpet & basketball player at YHS. KEEP HIM CLOSE IN HEART. GOD BLESS.

Reyd Martin
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Stick was a great guy! Always will have fond memories of Dunns Eddy. Thoughts and prayers for the family.

David Mitchell
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
So sorry to here of Tim's passing. Heartfelt condolences from my family to yours. RIP Tim

Sue & Steve Bundy
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
May our Lord bless and comfort your family during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences.

Dixie Myers
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
So sorry to hear this! Stick was a friend and so full of life. I will always remember his humor and uncanny way with words. RIP, Stick 😘

Michael Dale
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
So sorry for your loss he was a few years ahead of me in school but I've always respected the man for all he had done for the kids

Susan Gulick
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
I send my deepest condolences to the Persing family. Although I had not seen him since high school, he was a really nice guy and very respected..and a gifted athletic. RIP, Tim.

Frances Kenney
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
To the Persing family, Dan & I send our deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved family member, Tim. I remember him from school. So sad, so young. May you find peace and comfort during these sad days with your friends and loved ones.

Tom Hall (Mortar)
   Posted Thu July 04, 2019
Sincere condolences to the entire Persing family; but especially for Larry. My years playing softball with “the Persing Boys” was a great time. Tim’s passion for the game was undeniable, a true competitor. RIP Timmy!

Kathy Dennis
   Posted Thu July 04, 2019
Bonnie, It is with a sad heart that I send you and your family my deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother Tim. I pray that happy memories and the peace of God will help to comfort you during this sad time.

Bill Kibbey
   Posted Thu July 04, 2019
Katie and Sara I am so sorry for your loss, Stick and I knew each other for over 50 years, in that time we played a lot of sports together. When I coached you girls, I could see your Dad’s Fire and Spirit in the way you played, which made me smile. He will be missed. Bill Kibbey

Kevin Martin
   Posted Thu July 04, 2019
My sympathies to the entire family our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jim dorotics big D
   Posted Thu July 04, 2019
Sorry for the loss to your family. Timmy and coach Larry were a good pair to watch play softball back in the warren softball league

Lucinda Racioppo
   Posted Fri July 05, 2019
So sorry to hear about Tim. Thoughts and prayers to your family. What I remember about Tim while growing up in Youngsville, he always had a smile on his face and was so friendly.

Molly Sanford McCarthy
   Posted Sat July 06, 2019
Your charismatic character will be missed! Along with your big smile and generous nature! Thanks for all the love and laughs! May peace and memories of love ease your grieving family and many friends.

Christine Case
   Posted Sat July 06, 2019
Thinking of you all during this difficult time,.. (Janice as well). So very sorry, you are all lifted up in prayer now and going forward in the difficult days ahead.

Ric Nichols & Family
   Posted Sun July 07, 2019
You have been my good buddy for as long as I can remember. May you Rest In Peace my friend.

Katie, Sara And Family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Know that Your his memory will remain in the hearts of all those who crossed his path.

David Conklin
   Posted Tue July 09, 2019
My condolences to the family. Between work, softball or just hanging out I had many good times with Stick. He will be missed.

Karen Giegerich Slocum
   Posted Sat July 13, 2019
Bonnie,

Roger and I were so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. He was a kind and talented young man. Know that we remember you and your family in our prayers.

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