Kermit M. Henry, 85, Schuylkill Haven, passed away Sunday morning at his home.
Born in McKeansburg, West Penn Twp., he was a son of the late Kermit L. and Alma Mae Raudenbush Henry.
He attended the McKeansburg and Orwigsburg schools. He was a member of the Pottsville Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was retired having worked at the former Walk-In Shoe factory, Griffin Ladder, Wearever Pen and CCX Trucking. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard a minesweeper in the Mediterranean Sea.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death in July of this year by his wife the former Betty Nida Donton whom he married in 1961; a sister Pearl Beneck and 2 brothers, Leon Henry and Kerry Emerich.
He is survived by 2 sons, Robert and his wife Gloria, Pottsville and James, Schuylkill Haven; 3 sisters, Andy Seltzer, Joyce Suhock and Sandy Adams; a brother Randy Emerich; nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Kermit’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com