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Theodore E. ‘Ted’ Loose

Theodore E. “Ted” Loose, 79, of 309 Shippen St., Tyrone, died Saturday, October 18, 2008 at his residence.
He was born September 6, 1929 a son of Harry H. and Susan Mildred (Quarry) Loose.
He was formerly married to Sherry (McClellan) Nichols.
Survived by three daughters and a son: Kim Hunter (Charles) of Tyrone; Judith Woodcock (Curtis) of Tyrone; Traci Black (John) of Sinking Valley; and Theodore E. Loose, II of Tyrone.
Eight grandchildren: Jill and MaryElyn Hunter, Curtis and Amelia Woodcock, and Paige, Ross, Libby, and Abraham Black.
Sisters Janet Reasy (Joe) and Gladys Clapper (Paul) of Hollidaysburg and brothers Donald W. Loose of Martinsburg and Ray H. Loose (Lee) of Tyrone.
He was a graduate of Tyrone High School in 1949 and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He coached Tyrone Little League Baseball for 20 years and coached the first girl in Tyrone Little League. He was an avid Tyrone sports fan, enjoyed time with his family and grandchildren, especially at picnics and holidays.
After retiring from Conrail in 1994, he spent a lot of time working and hunting on his son-in-law’s farm in Sinking Valley.
Private funeral services were held at the Derman Funeral Home, Inc., Tyrone with Rev. Norman E. Huff officiating. Interment will be at Carson Valley Cemetery.