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Sherwell D. "Pete" Christie

December 22, 1938 ~ February 18, 2022 (age 83)

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Sherwell D. “Pete” Christie, 83, of Parker, passed away peacefully, on February 18, 2022, at home.

Pete was born December 22, 1938, in Hilliards, he was the son of the late Howard K and Devona Stevens Christie.

Pete met the love of his life, Theresa F. Larson, in Long Beach California while he was stationed there in the Navy, proudly serving his country. The couple married on January 17, 1957 and together had three children Steve, Robin, and Rita. Theresa passed away August 20, 2020 and Pete missed her dearly.

Pete was self-employed and drove Tri-Axle in the local area hauling coal. After retiring Pete drove for Hunter’s in Eau Claire, moving trucks from store to store. He enjoyed driving and the friendships he made over the years with his fellow drivers. He was a member of the American Legion Post 243 in West Sunbury. He was a lifelong member of the Snowmobile Club in Ridgeville. Pete and Theresa loved to travel, especially to Florida to fish. Pete cherished his family. He looked forward to his house being filled full of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Loved ones to cherish his memory are his daughters, Robin A. Christie of Eau Claire and Rita J. Covert, and her husband John of Boyers. His grandchildren are Dan J. Staab Jr., Kristy Stewart, and her husband Chris, Justin Covert, and his wife Juliana and Kayla Covert. His great-grandchildren Alexandra Stewart, Beau Stewart, Briele Covert, and Noah Rowland. His brothers and sisters Dixie Jackson and husband Don, Richard Christie and his wife Carol, Howard Christie and his wife Judy, Lana Toth and her husband Bruce and Jody Campbell and her husband Pete.

Pete was welcomed into heaven by his parents, his loving wife Theresa, his son Steven S. Christie, his nephew Jeffrey A. Christie and his niece Darla Christie Reese.

Family will welcome friends at the Larry E. McKinley Funeral Home, 109 Emlenton Street, Clintonville, Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 11-1. Funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Willard Morse officiating the service. Burial will take place at Rosewood Cemetery.  After the funeral service, everyone is invited back the Snowmobile Club of Ridgway, 345 Old Brick Road, Hilliards PA 16040 for a meal and a time of fellowship.  Friends can email condolences by visiting www.mckinleyfuneralhome.net

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 23, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Larry E. McKinley Funeral Home
109 Emlenton St
Clintonville, PA 16372

Funeral Service
Wednesday
February 23, 2022

1:00 PM
Larry E. McKinley Funeral Home
109 Emlenton St
Clintonville, PA 16372

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