Joseph L. Sayers

| July 17, 2017

Joseph L. Sayers, 82, of Hawthorn, died Friday July 14, 2017, following an extended illness.

Born February 18, 1935 in New Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Catholeen “Geer” Sayers and Harry Sayers.

He married Beatrice “Bea” Sayers on October 18, 1957. She preceded him in death on September 9, 2013.

Mr. Sayers served in the U.S. Army.

He worked nearly 30 years for Linde Air Products, a division of Union Carbide beginning in Kittanning then moving to Lackawanna, New York and retiring in 1990 from Ecorse, Michigan.

He was a member of the New Bethlehem Moose Lodge 366, New Bethlehem Masonic Lodge #522, New Castle Consistory and Ismailia Shriners. He was also a lifetime member of the Hawthorn Fire Co.

Mr. Sayers enjoyed his family and spending time with friends at Nolf Chrysler Dodge.

Survivors include two sons, Fred Harmon and his wife Liz of New Bethlehem, Ken P. Harmon and his wife Mary of Fairmount City; a special daughter, Alicia Clinger and her husband Tyler, and daughter Briella of Clarion; four grandchildren, Brian Harmon and his girlfriend Kayla, Joe Harmon and his wife Kelli, Brent Harmon, Shannon Nolan and her husband Bruce; ten great-grandchildren, Tanner Harmon, Owen and Mylee Harmon, Cecelia, Natalie, Marenna, Jeremiah and Silas Harmon, Ayla and Serena Nolan; a sister-in-law, Carolyn DeSanto and her husband Chuck; a step-sister, Doris Huffman and her husband Ed; a step-brother, Ted Reid and his wife Eileen; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jackie Farney and her husband Paul; a sister-in law Leona Shaffer and her husband Bob; and a step-mother, Geraldine Sayers.

Family and friends will be received Monday, July 17, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

A masonic service will follow visitation at 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday July 18, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Lois Moranville officiating.

Interment will be held in the Middle Run Cemetery, Fairmount City, Clarion County.

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