Born December 2, 1921 in West Fairview, PA, Owen was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine; a son, James and daughter-in-law, Ellen.
He retired from JP Ward Foundry, Blossburg and was a very active member of the community and the United Methodist Church of Ralston. Owen was also a Free Mason of the Canton Lodge #415.
Surviving are a son, Albert Boyer of Ralston; grandson, Larry (Karen) Boyer of Mount Laurel, NJ, their children, Michael and Margaret; granddaughter, Lori (Rick) Pfiester of Altoona, their children, AnnMarie and Richard Albert and special friends; Bruce Corl, John Blackburn, John Koyen and Denny Sourbeer who supported and visited Owen throughout his extended fight with Alzheimer’s Disease.
There will be no public services. Those who wish may make a memorial to Ralston Volunteer Fire Co. at P.O. Box 1 or to the Ralston U.M. Church, P.O. Box 66 both in Ralston, PA 17763. Pepper Funeral Home in Canton is in care of arrangements. Share condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com