Roy E. Como

Roy E. Como, 97, of 55 Homewood Cottage, Martinsburg, formerly of Bedford, died November 20, 2008 at the Altoona Hospital.
He was born August 1, 1911 in Monessen, Pa. the son of John and Bertha (Zimmerman) Como.
He married Wilda G. (Growden) on March 26, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pa. She died July 18, 1988.
He then married Evelyn Ritchey in 1993, she survives.
He was a member of the German Seventh Day Baptist Church in Salemville. He owned the Como Gulf Service Station in Bedford and the Breezewood Gulf Service Station.
He was a Navy Vet., WWII. He was a 32 Degree Mason and was in the Shrine for 50 years where he served with the mounted patrol. He enjoyed horseback riding and was also a member of the Bedford Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife and four daughters, Shirley Como of St. Lucy, West FL, Donna Heffley of Reading, Pa., Jean Barbour of Newport News, Va. and Georgia Roberts of Tyrone and one son, Roy Jr. of NJ.
Also, one brother, Charles Lukens of Butte, Montana, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 23 at the S. Gerald Weaver Funeral Home and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, November 24 at the German Seventh Day Baptist Church, Salemville, where an 11 a.m. service will be held by Dr. Paul Manuel.
Interment in the Salemville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the German Seventh Day Baptist Church, Salemville.
Arrangements by the S. Gerald Weaver Funeral Home, Woodbury.

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