Thomas A. Rutherford Jr.
Thomas A. Rutherford, Jr., 84, of Harford, PA passed away Saturday, February 26, 2011 at Meadow View Senior Living Center, Montrose, PA. Born April 5, 1926 in Scranton, PA, he was the son of the late Dr. Thomas Sr. and Marjorie [Spencer] Rutherford
He was the Business Manager for the Mountain View School district for 30 years. He also enjoyed his job as an auditor for about 8 years after his retirement.
Tom served in the Air Force during the World War II.
He was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Harford, PA.
Tom loved nature and taking long walks. When he wasn’t walking the woods, he was carving and painting and was interested in learning about trains.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Vivian [Matthews] Rutherford of Harford, PA, daughters & sons-in-law, Pamela & Bill Schleif of Green Lane, PA, Mallory & Joseph Phelan of Harford, PA, son & daughter-in-law, Thomas W. & Gunta Rutherford of Boalsburg, PA, 4 grandchildren & their spouses, Rebecca Schleif, Jack Schleif, Lisa & David Garrison & Brooke & David Oakley, great granddaughter, Reyna Garrison & a nephew, John Karakash of Lewisburg, PA.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother & sister-in-law, Spencer & Bobbi Rutherford, & sister & brother-in-law, Marjorie & John Karakash.
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Services: 11AM Tuesday at First Congregational United Church Of Christ, Harford, PA 18823.
Visitation: 1 hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church.
Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to Harford Volunteer Fire Department, P.O Box 206, Harford, PA 18823.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., Montrose, PA.