Everett W. Dalrymple “loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather”
GETTYSBURG, Pa.---Everett W. Dalrymple, 90, of Gettysburg, formerly of Coneville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 30, 2022.
Born on Monday, March 14, 1932, in Morristown, NJ, he was the son of Carl E. and Gladys J. Evans Dalrymple. On November 26, 1955, in Wharton, NJ, he married Maria L. Peterson, who passed away on April 27, 2020.
Everett graduated from the University of Maine in 1954. He served in the US Army from 1955 to 1957. He tested explosives as a Science Technician for the US Government at Picatinny Arsenal in Rockaway, NJ for 33 years, retiring on October 3, 1990.
While residing in Coneville, Everett attended Coudersport Alliance Church for 25 years. He served on the Board of Directors for the Rathbone Cemetery in Coneville from 2000 to 2015. He was an avid collector of milk bottles and cast iron doorstops.
He is survived by his daughter Sharon (James) Geleta; three granddaughters, Jamie (Joshua) Garretson, Katie DeOms, and Kacie (Brian) Spearman; and two great granddaughters, Lily Spearman and Riley Garretson; four nieces; and a nephew.
In addition to his parents, wife and sister, Everett was predeceased by his son, Stephen W. Dalrymple.
Family and friends may call from 10am to 11am on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Coudersport Alliance Church, 7 Alliance Avenue, Coudersport, where funeral services will follow at 11am with his pastor and friend, Kevin Cornish, officiating. Burial will follow in Rathbone Cemetery, Coneville.
Members of the Potter County Honor Guard will accord military honors on Saturday at the church.
Everett entrusted his care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Everett, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.