- Grove City, Pennsylvania

March 10, 2013

Martin M. 'Pete' Wimer

Cooper retiree formerly of Harrisville lived in GC

Allied News

GROVE CITY — Martin M. "Pete" Wimer of Trinity Living Center, Grove City, formerly of Carrie Way, Grove City; and of Harrisville, died at 10:20 a.m. Friday (2-22-13) in Trinity Living Center. He was 86.

He was born Feb. 5, 1927, in Karns City to Hugh T. and Margaret E. (Wimer) Wimer.

He was a machine operator for 43 years at the former Cooper Energy Services, Grove City, retiring in 1988. He then worked at Bashlin Leather, Grove City.

He was a member of Forestville United Methodist Church and was a former member of East Main Presbyterian Church, Grove City.

He married Leona I. McCurdy on June 30, 1951. She  died Oct. 23, 2011.

Surviving are: a daughter, Barbara A. Arblaster, wife of David S., Slippery Rock; three sons, Donald A. Wimer and his wife Diane, Jordan, Minn.; Martin B. Wimer, Hollidaysburg, Pa..; and Randall L. Wimer and his wife Cindy, Slippery Rock; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a foster sister, Alberta McNany and her husband Thomas, Florida.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; foster parents, Earl W. and Lenore H. Eyer; two grandsons; three sisters; eight brothers; two foster sisters; and three foster brothers.

Calling hours Tuesday (2-26-13) in Jamison Funeral Home, Harrisville. Online condolences:

Memorial service at 11 a.m. today (2-27-13) in Forestville United Methodist Church, 124 Boyers Road, Harrisville, with the Rev. Barbara J. Moore, pastor, officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Medi Home Hospice, 612 N. Main St., Butler PA 16001.

Published Feb. 27, 2013 in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201A Erie St., Grove City.