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Timothy Proper
Timothy Proper

Obituary of Timothy L Proper

               Mr. Timothy L. Proper, 64, of Drake Hill Rd. Townville passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 5:48 PM UPMC Hamot in Erie surrounded by his loving family.

               Tim was born on September 8, 1954 in Titusville to the late Freeman L. and Dorothy Kennison Proper, Jr. He married Wanda Wilhelm on July 12, 1980 in Little Cooley.

               He attended Townville Schools and was a graduate of Townville High School, and Crawford County Vo-Tech class of 1972.

               Tim was a welder for Grand Valley Manufacturing before operating his dairy farm for over 40 years.

He was a member of the Little Cooley United Methodist Church.              

Tim was a volunteer fire fighter for Chapmanville VFD in his younger years. He was a 40 year member of the Holstein Assoc. and served on the board of Agway when it was located in Titusville. He was also the care taker for Chapmanville Cemetery for many years.

He enjoyed farming and being with his family, loved to ride his gator and was a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Tim is survived by his wife Wanda of Townville; two children Timothy “TJ” Proper and wife Stephanie of Townville and Jearetta Proper of Townville; three grandchildren, Penelope, Adelina, and Dean Proper all of Townville; three sisters in law Martha Johns and husband Larry of Gettysburg, Jeanette Wilhelm of Centerville, and Loretta McIver and husband Mark of Titusville; and a brother in law Wilford Wilhelm and wife Marlena of Centerville.

Family and friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home Inc. 303 N. Washington St. Titusville, on Friday from 6 to 8 pm and on Saturday from 10 to 11 AM at the Little Cooley United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 AM with Rev. Denny Belknap, officiating.

Interment will be at Chapmanville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Chapmanville Cemetery Association c/o Mina Jackson 465 Troy Center Rd. Titusville, PA 16354.




Calling Hours

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, August 2, 2019
Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home
303 North Washington Street
Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Little Cooley United Methodist Church
32732 Teepleville Rd,
Centerville, Pennsylvania, United States