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Lester G. Price, 85, of New Castle passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born on Aug. 16, 1931, in Warren, Ohio, he was a son of the late Coy R. and Elizabeth A. Tomey Price.
Surviving at home is his beloved wife of 49 years, the former Mary Schoeffel, whom he married on Sept. 5, 1967.
Lester retired as a meat cutter for Junedale Market and also was a retired trout-farmer.
He also served his country as a sergeant with the 11th Airborne Division for the Army during the Korean War Era.
In addition to his wife, Lester is survived by his children, Fred Price and his wife, Cathy, of Pulaski, Freda Woodruff and her husband, Ron, Clay Price, and Cindy Vincent, all of New Castle; his sister, Claudia Glover of Crawfordville, Florida; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Clara Mae Williams; and his brothers, Tom and Bob Price.
Honoring his wishes, there are no calling hours and services are private.
Interment will take place in the veterans' section of Parkside Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 3, 2017
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