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Adolf "Al" Maurice Deynzer

February 2, 1932 October 20, 2020
Adolf "Al" Maurice Deynzer
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Obituary for Adolf "Al" Maurice Deynzer

Adolf “Al” Maurice Deynzer, age 88, of Center Twp., passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Washington Health System Greene, Waynesburg.

Born February 2, 1932 on Staten Island, NY, son of the late Adolf Ernst and Aline (Mitchell) Deynzer.

Al graduated from Curtis High School, Staten Island, NY in 1951 then went on to earn an associate degree in Horticulture in 1954. He was a resident of Greene County since 1972 when he moved from Long Island, NY after 38 years. Al was a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Waynesburg, where he was a Licensed Lay-Reader and a Licensed Communion Assistant. He married Barbara Ann Jarvis on June 25, 1955 and were happily married for 65 years. Al was a Boatswain Mate Third Class in the United States Navy in 1961 during the Cuban Crisis. He served on Vestry of church, where he was part of the choir. Al was a past Chairman of Greene County Farm Bureau and Political Advisor, a Delegate to Diocesan Convention, a Sunday School Teacher, the past President of Greene County Soil Conservation District, past Chairman of Greene County Solid Waste Authority, and past President of West Greene Lions Club, where he was a member since 1974. He was self employed in the farm supply business for five years and raised cattle and sheep on a 365 acres farm in West Greene for 48 years. Al was also formerly employed with Clark-Gravely Corp., Advance Floor Machine Co., Armour Agricultural Chemical Co., New York City Housing Authority, Abby Service Inc., then retiring from Beckwith Machinery in 1994. He assisted with Rush Funeral Home, Inc. from 1994 - 2006. Al was a member of the Ralph Bell Bird Club and a Committeeman for the Greene County Republican Party for eight years.

In addition to his wife he is survived by four children, Jeanne Marie (Jesse Mastley) Williams, of New Freeport, Adolf Peter (Kathy) Deynzer, of Waynesburg, Paul Albert (Benetta) Deynzer, of Buchannon, WV., and Stephen John (Susie) Deynzer, of Carmichaels; grandchildren and great grandchildren; two siblings, Albert Ernst Deynzer, of Fort Meyers, FL. and Arlene Regina Deynzer-Secondo, of Hockessin, DE; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister in infancy; one grandson, Adolf Bryan Deynzer.

Friends will be received on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10 – 2 p.m. at St. George’s Anglican Church, 100 Bonar St. Waynesburg, PA 15370. A funeral service will be held directly after visitation at 2:00 p.m. in the church with the Rev. Frances Metcalf, officiating and Deacon Barb McMillen, co-officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery, Aleppo with full military honors conducted by the United States Navy and the Greene County Honor Guard.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions my be made to your choices of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org, Salvation Army, www.easternusa.salvationarmy.org, or West Greene Lions Club, PO Box 467 Waynesburg, PA 15370.

Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.

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Visitation

Saturday

24

Oct

10:00 AM 10/24/2020 10:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 10/24/2020 2:00:00 PM
St. George's Anglican Church

100 Bonar St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370

St. George's Anglican Church
100 Bonar St. Waynesburg 15370 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Oct

2:00 PM 10/24/2020 2:00:00 PM
St. George's Anglican Church

100 Bonar St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370

St. George's Anglican Church
100 Bonar St. Waynesburg 15370 PA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

24

Oct

3:00 PM 10/24/2020 3:00:00 PM
Bethany Cemetery

1637 Golden Oaks Road
Holbrook, PA 15341

Bethany Cemetery
1637 Golden Oaks Road Holbrook 15341 PA
United States
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