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Daryl Alwine

December 5, 1944 ~ June 4, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Alwine: V. Daryl, entered into the presence of the Lord on June 4, 2021.  Daryl was born on December 5, 1944, in Johnstown to David and Edith (Thomas) Alwine.  He is survived by his wife Doris (Neufeld) Alwine his daughter Shereen (Larry) Davis, and son, Kevin Alwine.  He also leaves two grandsons, Thomas and Micah Davis.  Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers Merle, Clair, Dean, Sanford, and Carl.  He’s survived by his sister Dorcas Zook and brother Harold (Reta) Alwine.  He graduated from Johnstown Christian School.  Daryl met his wife Doris when he was working in Denver Colorado.  While living and working there he was always eager for adventures climbing Pikes Peak, skiing, snowshoeing, hunting rattlesnakes, etc..  Daryl enjoyed life and being with people.  He was a hard-working person and had a variety of jobs in his life.  He was always interested in trying something new and did not mind taking a risk.  As a teenager he worked on neighboring farms.  He fulfilled his draft requirement by working as an orderly in a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.  He learned the electrical trade and worked as an electrician for about 10 years.  In the 1970’s Daryl and Doris spent 3 years in Afghanistan where he helped build two hospitals.  Daryl loved telling of his adventures there.  When he returned to the States they moved to Kansas where Daryl earned an associate degree in business management at Hesston College.  They adopted Shereen in Kansas and Kevin shortly after returning to Pennsylvania.  Here in Johnstown, Daryl started Laurel Highlands Camera Repair and worked on a variety of cameras.  He finished his working career with 10 years of trucking.  Wherever Daryl lived he was active in a church.  He was a student of the Bible and enjoyed teaching Sunday School for many years.  He believed strongly that we are saved by grace and not by works.  He had a concern and interest in Christian Missions.  He prayed that his family whom he loved so much would remain strong in their faith in Jesus Christ.  When he was diagnosed with the colon cancer, he bravely faced chemotherapy and surgery with a positive outlook and sense of humor.  He appreciated all the prayers and practical help that friends, family and medical personnel provided during the last 2 years.  Family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 P.M. at the George E. Mason Funeral Home. Inc., Davidsville, and from 10 A.M. until time of funeral service at 11 A.M. at the Crossroads Church on Scalp Avenue with Pastor Thomas Croyle officiating.  A private graveside service will be held at Stahl Mennonite Church Cemetery.  Family asks donations be sent to Johnstown Christian School in Daryl’s memory.  

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 8, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
George E. Mason Funeral Home, Inc.
1687 Tire Hill Road
Davidsville, PA 15928

Visitation
Wednesday
June 9, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Crossroads Community Church
1259 Scalp Ave.
Johnstown, PA 15904

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Crossroads Community Church
1259 Scalp Ave.
Johnstown, PA 15904

Donations

Johnstown Christian School
125 Christian School Road, Hollsopple PA 15935
Tel: 1-814-288-2588
Web: http://www.johnstownchristianschool.org

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