John E. Lindquist

John E. Lindquist, 83, a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather, of 775 South Ave. Bradford, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016, surrounded by his family at Bradford Manor.

Born February 23, 1933, in Kane, he was a son of the late Elmer and Agnes (Boyle) Lindquist. He was a 1951 graduate of Bradford High School.

After high school he enlisted in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged to the reserves and served there until 1962.

On June 8, 1957, in Bradford he married Phyllis J. (Wagner) Lindquist who survives.

John worked with his father as a carpenter in Bradford and later with his uncle in Youngstown, OH. In 1956 he returned to Bradford and began working at Corning Glass, and retired from Dale Electronics after 43 years of service.

He was a member of the Bradford Moose Lodge.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 58 years, are two daughters, Andrea (Harry Minich) Harpster of Bradford, and Robin (Wally Green) Legawiec of Bradford, two sons, Douglas Lindquist of Bradford and Dan (Lori) Lindquist of Orrstown, PA, eight grandchildren, Angela Taylor, Joel Legawiec, Kristin Brady, Tiffany Lindquist, Nathan Harpster, John Lindquist, Amanda Harpster and Becky Lindquist, eight great grandchildren, Genna Legawiec, Cael Legawiec, Kayla Taylor, Annabel Taylor, Kyla Brady, Karter Holly, and twins Madix and Malyk Harpster, one brother, Larry (Jackie) Lindquist, of Bradford, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Sandy Travis and Gail Elaine Lindquist and one brother Ron Lindquist.

Family will be receiving friends Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm in the  Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. East Main St., where funeral and committal services will be held at 11:00am on Monday, with Rev. Robert Brest, Pastor of the First Free Methodist Church officiating. Committal services and Military Honors will follow the service in the funeral home. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of the donor's choice.

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