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Guy I Erdley Jr.

October 29, 1958 ~ April 14, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Guy Erdley Jr. Obituary

Guy I. Erdley, Jr., 64, of Watsontown, died on Friday, April 14, 2023 at Milton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born October 29, 1958 in Lewisburg, he was the son of the late Guy I. Sr. and Alverna (Dershem) Erdley. On February 16, 1980 he married the former Carol Hanselman, who survives. Together they celebrated 43 years of marriage.

Guy was a 1977 graduate of Warrior Run High School.  He worked for the former Paulson Wire Rope for over 25 years until its closing. Guy later worked for Penske Truck Rental, White Deer. 

He was a life member of the Warrior Run Fire Department, Northumberland Fire Co. #1, Americus Fire Company, Sunbury and the NRA. Guy was also a member of the Sons of American Legion Post 323, Watsontown.

Guy loved to collect scale model fire trucks, having two full display cases. He enjoyed country music, target shooting and his big blue Ram truck.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sisters and one brother-in-law, Donna & Charles Fisher, Lewisburg, Sharon Merrill, of Loganton, and Sandra Pick, of Milton; two brothers-in-law, Glenn E. Hanselman, Jr. and Daniel Hartman, both of Mifflinburg; sister-in-law, Myrna Walter, of Mifflinburg and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers-in-law, Carl Pick, Jacob Walter and Richard Merrill and a sister-in-law, Aggie Hanselman.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 at the Grenoble Funeral Home & Crematory, 308 Main St., Watsontown.

Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

The family suggests contributions in Guy’s memory be made either to the Warrior Run Area Fire Department, PO Box 8, Watsontown, PA 17777 or to the National Rifle Association online at

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April 20, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Grenoble Funeral Home & Crematory
308 Main St.
Watsontown, PA 17777


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