2013-11-07 / Obituaries

Curtis Wallace

October 30, 2013


Curtis Wallace Curtis Wallace Curtis G. Wallace, 65, of 864 Lacey St., Laceyville, PA, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, 2013 at the Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.

Born on Sept. 8, 1948 in Newton, NJ, he was the son of the late Edwin and Dorothy Gould Wallace. He was a graduate of Newton High School with the Class of 1966.

After high school, Curt married his high school sweetheart, Bonnie Decker, on Sept. 16, 1967.

Curt was a self-employed dairy farmer working in New Jersey and later in the Laceyville area.

He was a lifetime member of the American Hunting Club, as well as a member of the NRA. He enjoyed tinkering with tractors. He took great pleasure in all aspects of hunting, including target shooting and reloading his ammunition. Most of all, he loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Bonnie Wallace; his children, Curt W. Wallace and his wife, Bea of South Auburn, Carrie Simpson and her husband, Jack of Spring Hill and Corey L. Wallace and his wife, April of West Auburn; his grandchildren, Zachary Wallace and his fiancée, Amanda Welshans of Avis, Alex Wallace and his wife, Cindy of Hubert, NC, Jake, Levi and Cherokee Simpson, all of Spring Hill, and Tyler Wallace of West Auburn; sisters, Gail Tringali and her husband, Roy of Hicksville, NY, Edwina Jager and her husband, Milton of Branchville, NJ, and Carol Goble of Newton, NJ; three step-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Wallace and brother in-law, Dave Goble.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. at the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville, with Vickie Ellis of the Beaver Meadows and South Auburn United Methodist Church officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 2 p.m. until the time of the service.

Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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