Herbert J. Le Grys, Jr.

Herbert J. Le Grys, Jr., 75, of 604 Virginia Road, St. Marys, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home.

He was born March 14, 1942, in St. Marys, son of the late Herbert J. and Armella Smith Le Grys, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Public High School, Class of 1960.  He was a former employee of Stackpole Carbon Company and was a retired employee of Morgan Advanced Materials, retiring in 1999.

On October 26, 1968, in the Sacred Heart Church, Herbert married Joan M. Keenen, who survives. He is also survived by two sisters, Jeanne Le Grys of Ridgway and Lisa Burke and her husband Michael of Caledonia; a brother, Paul D. Le Grys and his wife Jackie of St. Marys; a brother-in-law, Richard Keenen and his wife Roseann of Clarion; and by several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and a great nephew.

Herbert was a member of the St. Mary’s Church and served in the National Guard. He liked to travel and in his early years, he enjoyed playing golf.

There will be no visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Mary’s Church on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Alfred Patterson, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society, Elk County, 26 South Second Street, Clearfield, PA 16830, or to the Community Nurses, Inc., Hospice, 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857.

Dave Farabaugh March 24, 2017 at 2:38 pm

My sincere condolences on the passing of Herb. I thought a lot of Herb and enjoyed bantering with him when I would see you two.
Will miss him.
Sincerely, Dave

Carol Geitner March 27, 2017 at 9:30 am

Joan, so sorry for your loss. I will miss bumping into the two of you at the grocerie store. We alway had a nice visit then. Again I am so sorry.


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