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James R. "JR" Shearer

Born: Fri., Aug. 9, 1918
Died: Wed., Mar. 17, 2010

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Mr. James R. "JR." Shearer, Jr., 91, of Buffalo Twp. passed away at 7:55 PM, Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 peacefully at Armstrong Co. Memorial Hospital in East Franklin, PA.

James was born in Freeport, PA on August 9, 1918, the son of the late J. Ralph and Nettie (Acre) Shearer, Sr.

He was an Locomotive Engineer for 43 years. He first went to work for the Pennsylvania Railroad/ in Kiski Junction. He then worked for Penn Central and finishing his career with Con-Rail. JR. retired in 1982.

JR. was a life member of the Freeport Eagles where he was very active. Life member of the Freeport Sportsman's Club where he enjoyed hunting and fishing and a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. JR..

He is survived by his son Dennis J. Shearer of Buffalo Twp. His sister Irene Fouse of North Apollo. JR. is also survived by his grandchildren, Carla (Carl) Bickel of North Hills, Michael (Trish) Shearer of New Kensington and his great-granddaughter Destiny Shearer. His long time companion, Verne Johns and her family of Adrian, PA

At the family's request there will be no visitation and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Family request donations to FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES 101 5th St. Freeport, PA 16229

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