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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Obituary
Gerald Woodruff

Gerald R. Woodruff, 76, of Bradford, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013 at the Bradford Regional Medical Center.

He was born on October 10, 1936 in Bradford, the son of the late Fred and Mary Bosworth Woodruff.

He was a 1955 graduate of the Bradford Area High School. He was employed by the former Airco Speer Electronics and Dresser Manufacturing for many years.

On April 1, 1956 he married Carolyn J. Skiver who preceded him in death on July 26, 2013.

Mr. Woodruff was a true outdoorsman and an avid fisherman.

He is survived by two sons, Allen (Sharon Cordner) Woodruff, Jeffrey (Terri Ann Careway) Woodruff, all of Lewis Run, one daughter, Nerissa Huff, Mesa, AZ, four grandsons, Nathan Woodruff, Bradford, Jacob Kremer, Lewis Run, Steven Woodruff, Olean, NY, Alan Hess, Jamestown, NY, one granddaughter, Crystal Sue Benson, Lewis Run, one great grandson, Gavin Woodruff, Olean, two great granddaughters, Melony Ann and Emily Renee Benson both of Lewis Run and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his wife he was also preceded in death by one son, Steven D. Woodruff and two sisters, Carol Bray and Maralee Sherrick.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc. A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the funeral home.

Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc.

Online Condolences can be expressed at www.maschofuneral.com.

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