Floyd P. Vorous, formerly of Crawford Street, Sandy Lake, passed away at 5:09 p.m., Saturday (5-31-14) in Greystone Country Estates, Fredonia, of natural causes. He was 94.
Born Sept. 18, 1919, in Franklin, he was a son of Will and Minnie Mae Goughler Vorous.
He grew up on the family farm in Mill Creek Township and attended the former Kerrtown Country School.
For many years Floyd was a dairy farmer on the family farm and also for many years was employed by Lakeview Area School District, where worked in the maintenance department and drove school bus. He retired in 1982.
Mr. Vorous was a lifetime member of the Fairfield Presbyterian Church, New Vernon Township.
Along with his wife, Floyd enjoyed camping, traveled extensively throughout the United States and were members of the Good Sam Camping Club.
He enjoyed tinkering and always loved helping others and had the mechanical ability to fix and repair most anything over the years.
He married the former Hazel M. Burnette on May 6, 1942; she preceded him in death Feb. 28, 2008.
Survivors include two sons, Laurence F. “Larry” Vorous and his wife Beverly, Saegertown; and Dale W. Vorous and his wife Kim, Houston, Pa.; and seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, James G. Vorous; two sisters, Ethel Bentfield-Tabor and Mildred Jewell; and a brother, Charles Vorous.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fairfield Presbyterian Church, 41 Deer Creek Road, Sandy Lake, PA 16145.
Floyd P., 94, of Fredonia, formerly of Crawford Street, Sandy Lake.
Calling hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (6-3-14) in SCOTT A. BLACK FUNERAL HOME, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro.
Service: Funeral service at 10 a.m. Wednesday (6-4-14) in the funeral home with the Rev. Brian Ennis, pastor of Fairfield Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery, Sandy Lake Township.