Dana Race

Obituary of Dana Ernest Race

Dana Ernest Race, age 88 of Falls, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the Gardens at Tunkhannock. He was born in Vernon on July 15, 1932 and was the son of the late Charles and Ida Cook Race. Dana attended Dallas School District. He was a milkman for Kingston and Orange Dairy. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Afterwards, he worked for Proctor and Gamble, Mehoopany, retiring after 27 years. He was a member of Northmoreland Baptist Church, Centermoreland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Marilyn Race; brothers, Elmer, Olin, Melvin, and Sam; and great-grandson, Noah James Theurer Dana is survived by his sons, Tom Race of Falls and Dana J. Race and wife Karen of Berwick; daughters, Caroline Wintermut and husband Steve of Mehoopanny, Elaine Drumm and husband Phil of Salcha, AK; and Linda Smith and husband Bill of Tunkhannock; brothers, Walter, Daniel, George, and Jake Race; grandchildren, David, James, Danny, Sharon, Gary, Christine, Joey, Nancy, Violet, Matthew, Amber, Alisha, Sara, and Olivia; and great-grandchildren, Elias, Elijah, Aliyah, Lydia, Caleb, Levi, Henry, Cody, Catalina, Dominic, Ethan, Hazel, and Kira. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with Pastors Kurt Seboe and James Howell officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Memorial Shrine Park, Franklin Twp. Memorial donations in Dana's name can be made to WPEL Radio, 251 High St Montrose PA, 18801, CEF of Wyoming and Sullivan Counties, 11 Wyoming Ave, PO Box 73, Tunkhannock, PA 18657, or Northmoreland Baptist Church, 21 Ripplebrook Rd, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
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Tuesday
10
November

Visitation at Funeral Home

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday
10
November

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
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