David G. Place, 84, of Bradford

David G. Place, 84, formerly of 9 Jackson Ave. Bradford, passed away Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at the Bradford Manor.

Born February 3, 1926, in Bradford he was a son of the late Dean R. and Anna Mae (McDonald) Place. He was a 1946 graduate of St. Bernard School and an active alumni member.

On July 14, 1950 in St. Bernard Church he married Frances (Stoner) Place who died on November 25, 1997.

He was formerly employed at Friedman Clothing Store from 1946 to 1949. In 1949 he went to work at McCourt Label Company and retired in 1988 after 37 years of service.

He was a lifetime member of St. Bernard Church. He served as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, and  was a member of the Men’s Club, a member of the 50+ Club and was a long time volunteer at the Bradford Hospital. He loved to dance and did so at many of the area’s Senior Centers.

Surviving is one brother, John (Debbie) Place of Bradford, five nieces; Kristi (Don) Shook of York, Jennifer Eddy of Bradford, Maria Lopez of Bradford, Julie (Jason) Harrison of Pittsburgh and Betsy Brooks of Salisbury, MD, four nephews; Dean (Deborah Gardner) Place of White Hall, MD, John (Leanna) McGrail, Chambersburg, David (Joan) McGrail, Westport, CN, and Dr. Stoner Horey of Canisteo, NY, and several grand nieces and grand nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Family will be receiving friends on Sunday, January 2, 2011, from 3 to 6pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill funeral Homes, Inc. East Main Street. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am Monday January 3, 2011 in St. Bernard Church with Rev. Leo Gallina, pastor as Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to St. Bernard School.

Online condolences may be made at  www.hollenbeckcahill.com


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