Claude A. “Pete” Fuller, 84, of South Montrose, PA, and formerly of Orange and Tunkhannock, PA, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Meadow View Senior Living Center, Montrose. He was born in Sayre to the late Claude A., Sr. and Susie (Smith) Fuller. His wife of 58-1/2 years, Ellen (Crosby) Fuller, predeceased him.
Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Robert Taiko of Barnesville; four sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Linda Fuller of Dallas, Edward and Patricia Fuller of Clarks Summit, Joseph and Diana Fuller of Kingsley and Daniel Fuller of Tunkhannock; seven grandchildren, Kristin, Debra, Michael, Jr., Phillip, Traci, Heather and Carrie; 10 great-grandchildren, Kendyl, Nathan, Hunter, Emily, Hannah, Peter, Ryan, Cheyanna, Zoey and Reese; brother, Richard Fuller of Jasper, IN; nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Marshall and Bertha Fuller; niece, Sandra Fuller; nephew, Kenneth Fuller and an aunt, Sarah Fuller who raised him from age five after his mother died.
Pete was employed for 36 years at Lake Louise Farms in Orange and Tunkhannock. Pete and his wife, Ellen, were among the founding members of the Northmoreland Township Ambulance. He was also a member of the Franklin Township Fire Police and Franklin Township Fire Company. An avid hunter and fisherman, every summer, he and his wife would take a trip camping around the country.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Daniel K. Regan Funeral Home with Rev. Gerard F. Safko of Holy Name of Mary Church officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming. Friends may call on the family from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
The family will provide flowers. Their wishes were that memorial contributions in Pete’s name be made to the Montrose Minute Men, P.O. Box 461, Montrose, PA 18801, or to the Endless Mountains Health Systems Building Fund, 25 Grow Ave., Montrose, PA 18801.