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Francis K. Biddle

July 29, 1942 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 74)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Friday
June 23, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Visitation
Saturday
June 24, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sorge Funeral Home Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 24, 2017

10:00 AM
Sorge Funeral Home Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648


Francis K. Biddle, 74, Hollidaysburg, died unexpectedly early Monday morning, June 19, 2017, at his residence.

He was born July 29, 1942, in Altoona, son of the late Karl and Cora (Blackie) Biddle. On May 15, 1971, he married Vesta R. Clemens at Christian Missionary Alliance, Pine St., Hollidaysburg.

Surviving are his wife with whom he shared 46 years of marriage; two daughters: Heather R. Goodrich and husband, Carl, of Teaneck, N.J., and Vanessa D. Schenk and husband, Matt, of Duncansville; four grandchildren: twins Mason and Aiden Schenk and Alexis and Evan Goodrich; and four sisters: Thelma Seilhamer, Margie Bartow, Nancy Spencer and Alverta Thayer.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Danielle; a sister, Hazel Patterson; and two brothers: James and Wayne.

Francis was a 1960 graduate of Altoona High School. He retired from Boyer Candy Co. after more than 20 years of service. After retirement, he worked as a security guard.

He enjoyed his grandchildren, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates and Star Trek.

Friends will be received from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017, and from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will be held immediately after at 10:00 a.m., Pastor Jeff T. Kiel officiating. Interment will be at Dry Hill Cemetery, Woodbury.

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