Official Obituary of

Frederick 'Fred' L. Bailor

October 1, 1938 ~ February 24, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Frederick 'Fred' Bailor Obituary

Frederick “Fred” L. Bailor, 85, of Lewistown, passed away at 7:27 a.m., Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 1, 1938, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Chester W. and Helen M. (Heaster) Bailor.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by brothers, Chester W. and Dewey C. Bailor, and sisters, Dorothy L. Bailor, Barbara Beaver, and Saundra Searer.

Fred is survived by: his wife, Donna Jane (Wagner) Bailor, whom he married Jan. 24, 1958; four children, Brian K. Bailor, of Laurel Run, Robin L. Stine and husband, Chester, and La Cinda S. Bailor and husband, Steve Carter, both of Lewistown, and Melanie A. Thomas and husband, Shawn, of Chambersburg; five grandchildren, Darah Johnson and husband, Chad, Anthony Mowry and fiancé, Andrea Bingaman, Lauren Mowry, Brandyn McClary and wife, Stacy, and Brycen McClary; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Audrey J. Kinser, of Lewistown.

He served in the U.S. Navy from Nov. 1956 to Nov. 1960 as an aircraft mechanic.

Fred was a member of Fairview Bible Church and Brooklyn Hose Company.

He was employed at Marlette Homes, by Noerr Motor Freight as a truck driver, and retired from Trinity Packaging Corporation as a machine maintenance mechanic.

Fred was an excellent husband and loving father and grandfather.  He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and he also enjoyed bowling and woodworking.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Fairview Bible Church, 5290 SR 103 North (Granville Rd.), Lewistown, with Pastor David Fultz officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Fred’s memory may be made to Fairview Bible Church, 5290 SR 103 North, Lewistown, PA 17044, or American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin Street, Suite 206, State College, PA 16803.   

Arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

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Celebration of Life
March 2, 2024

11:00 AM
Fairview Bible Church
5290 SR 103 North (Granville Road)
Lewistown, PA 17044


Fairview Bible Church
5290 SR 103 North, Lewistown PA 17044

American Cancer Society
1375 Martin Street, Suite 206, State College PA 16803


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