John Street, 98, formerly of 157 Grandview Rd., Kane, died Thursday afternoon, July 26, 2012 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he resided.
Born Dec. 4, 1913 in Corry, he was the son of Fitch Roy and Fern Ida Munger Street.Â On May 26, 1939 in Corry, he married Ruth C. Keppel, who died June 28, 1998.
Mr. Street was a plant engineer at Houston Electronics in Kane for many years.
He was a member of Tabor Ev. Lutheran Church in Kane, where he was active in Sunday School, and was well-known for providing gladiola bulbs to the children at Easter. An avid angler hunter and gardener, he was recognized in 2011 as the oldest beekeeper in Pennsylvania.Â He also received an Award of Recognition for Extraordinary Service and Dedication from the Kinzua Fish and Wildlife Association.
Surviving are two sons, Ed (Karen) Street of David, Calif. and John (Kathy) Street of Shippenville; two grandchildren, Peter and Sonja Street; and two brothers, Louis Street of Delray Beach, Fla. and Glenn Street of Bridgewater, Va.
He was preceded in death, besides his wife and parents, by brothers Norman, Robert and Orville Street.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane on Monday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., and are invited to a graveside service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Kane with the rev. David Pflieger, Chaplain of The Lutheran Home at Kane, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Lutheran Home at Kane, 100 High Point Drive, Kane, PAÂ 16735.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.