Harry R. Detar

October 24, 1941 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 80)


Harry R. Detar, 80, of Oil City, PA. , passed away Wednesday May 11, 2022 at his home following an extended illness.

Born Oct. 24, 1941 in Cleveland, OH., he was the son of the late Reed & June Irwin Detar.

Harry was a graduate of Oil City High School.

He was married on Nov. 11, 1967 in Trinity United Methodist Church to the former Pamela K. Sterner and she survives.

Harry was a meat cutter and had worked for Riverside, Henry's Riverside, Bilo and retired from Thorne's Market.

He attended Trinity United Methodist Church.

While able, Harry enjoyed golfing and attending his childrens extracurricular activities.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children

Andrea Leyerle of Livingston, LA

Adam Detar & his wife Debbie of Oil City

7 grandchildren

Lois, Asher, Evangeline, Clementine

Tessa, Aiden and Austin

He is also survived by a brother

Dennis Detar & his wife Karen of Valencia

two brothers-in law

George Sterner & his wife Cinda of Franklin

Ken Moon of Oil City

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother and father in law

George and Lois Sterner and by a sister in law Cookie Moon

 Funeral Services will be in the Peters Chapel  inside Trinity United Methodist Church on Monday at 10:00 A.M.

Interment will be in Grove Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Venango County Humane Society.

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Private Interment

Grove Hill Cemetery

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