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Berwyn S. Detweiler
Passed: Tuesday July 25, 2017

Berwyn S. Detweiler, Jr., 90, of Uniontown, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2017 at Hillside Manor. He was born October 14, 1926, in Uniontown, son of the late Berwyn S. Sr. & Mary Lyndall Jamison Detweiler. Berwyn graduated from Uniontown High School in 1944 and from Potomac State with a degree in Business Administration. He was a veteran of World War II proudly serving in the United States Army. He was an active member of Asbury United Methodist Church where he served for many years as head usher and was a member of the choir. He was a member of Laurel Lodge #651 F & AM, Uniontown, Pittsburgh Consistory and the Syria Shrine Caravan #9. His father was an early pioneer in the car business in Fayette County and Berwyn joined his father, spending 70 years in the family-owned business. He owned and operated Berwyn S. Pontiac for many years. Many people will miss seeing him sitting outside the garage reading the newspaper or doing a crossword puzzle. He enjoyed watching the Pirates and auto racing, playing cards, and also enjoyed a beer every now and then. Preceding him in death were his parents, siblings Phil Detweiler, Marilyn Penney and Nelson Detweiler and grandchildren Bryan Scott Detweiler and Abbe McCann. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lois Hall Detweiler, four children, B. Scott (Barbara) Detweiler, Mark A. (Anne) Detweiler, Lori A. Detweiler and Frank Kurtik, all of Uniontown, and Malinda (James) McCann of Horseheads, NY. His grandchildren, Jarred (Ashli) Detweiler, Bethel Park, PA, Jayme (Ryan) Crowell, Canfield, OH, Kathryn McCann, Henrico, VA, Dayne Detweiler, Houston, TX, and Corey McCann, Greenville, SC. He leaves behind one great grandson, Collins Detweiler and a great granddaughter arriving soon. He is survived by two brothers, Herb (Judy) Detweiler, of Virginia and Alan (Sandra) Detweiler of Uniontown. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Always remember “A car from Det is your best bet,” “NUF CED!” Arrangements have been entrusted to the Andrew D. Ferguson Funeral Home & Crematories, Inc., 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown PA, where friends will be received on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. A Masonic Service will be conducted in the funeral home by Laurel Lodge #651 F & AM at 7:30 p.m. Viewing will continue Friday July 28, 2017 in the Smith Chapel at Asbury United Methodist Church from 10-11 a.m., the hour of service with Rev. Donald W. Kephart officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, 20 Dunbar St., Uniontown, PA. The family wishes to give special thanks to Fayette Home Care & Hospice, especially Diane Kutzer, and Hillside Manor for their help and care. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on adferguson.com or the funeral home Facebook page.

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