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Larry E. Mordan, age 67, 53 Columbia Hill Road, Danville, died at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville at 10:25 p. m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
Born in Mahoning Township, Montour County on Feb. 4, 1952, he was a son of the late Raymond F. and Shirley Mae (Bryant) Mordan. He was a lifelong resident of the Danville area and graduated from Danville High School in 1970.
Larry was employed by PPL Electric Utilities for 35 years, retiring in 2007. At the time he retired he was a lineman.
He was a well known local historian, especially for his activity with Iron Heritage. He was also known for his pencil sketches and drawings. As a young man, he was a Boy Scout attaining the rank of Eagle Scout and also as a member of the Order of the Arrow.
Larry loved old movies and spending time with his friends and family. He was proud of his Welsh heritage. He served with the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War for two years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kimber R. Mordan in 2016.
Surviving are his wife, the former Susan M. Smith, with whom he observed his 46th wedding anniversary on June 3, 2018; three children: Jason Mordan, Coal Township; Tess, wife of Cody Trowbridge, Danville; Brett Mordan, and his fiance' Katie Newcombe, Watsontown; five grandchildren; a sister, Gail Louise, wife of Charles Gregory, Danville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a. m. in the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1133 Bloom Road, Danville, with Pastor David Dixon officiating. Interment will follow in Straub's Cemetery, Frosty Valley, Friends may call on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p. m.
Memorials may be sent to the American Lung Association, 264 Market Street, Sunbury, Pa 17801.
American Lung Association of Central PA
264 Market St., Sunbury PA 17801