James A. Gutherie, 90, of Cowansville, died Monday, December 2, 2019 at ACMH Hospital. He was born June 18, 1929 in Kittanning to the late Hugh and Lilly Jane (Snyder) Gutherie. James lived in the area his entire life and worked as a coal miner, logger, at the Bauer Block Company and Pullman Standard. He was Presbyterian.
James enjoyed farming, hunting, gardening, mowing grass until the age of 90. He had a “Heart of Gold” and was always available to anyone who needed anything, especially his family.
He is survived by his children Connie (Ed) Crawford; Jim (Sandra) Gutherie; Diane Gutherie, grandchildren Ed (Jessica) Crawford; Chad (Dena) Crawford; Amanda Gutherie; Kerry (Tony) Ryan; Andrew (Kelly) Gutherie; Briget Fair; Mike Fair. Great grandchildren Ashley Crawford; Marley Crawford; Chase Crawford; Jordan Ryan; Austin Ryan. Brother John (Pauline) Gutherie, sister Florence (Floyd) Davis. Numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Minerva Lucille “Betsy” (Davis) Gutherie. Two brothers Wilbert and Marlin Gutherie, four sisters Dorothea Gutherie; Alverda Gillen; Elsie Welton, and Flora Gutherie.
Friends will be received Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Cowansville. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11:00 am in the funeral home with additional visitation from 10:00 am until the time of the service with Pastor Paul Debacco officiating. Interment will be in the Worthington Presbyterian Cemetery,
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