Israel R. Peachey, 78, Mannsville

MANNSVILLE, NY —  Israel Rufus Peachey, 78, McDonald Hill Rd., Mannsville, passed away Wednesday morning on May 19, 2021, at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 21, 2021, at the Northern Light Christian Fellowship Church, Allard Rd., Woodville, NY. The service will be officiated by Joe Kurtz, Justin Yoder and Micheal Kurtz.

Burial will be Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Locust Grove Cemetery, Belleville, PA.

He was born in Belleville, PA, on Oct. 30, 1942, one of 13 children to Aaron Z. and Barbara Zook Peachey.

He married Salinda Byler Nov. 12, 1963, in Belleville, PA.

Mr. Peachey was a self-employed painter. He and Mrs. Peachey moved to Mannsville, NY, six and a half years ago to be with family.

He enjoyed fishing, beekeeping, hunting and attending auctions.

Mr. Peachey is survived by his wife Salinda; his children and their spouses, Sylvia (Joe) Kurtz, Mannsville, Ivan (Kay) Peachey, Dyke, VA, Wilmer (Vera) Peachey, Ellisburg, Barbara (Mark) Peachey, Denver, PA, Sadie (Nate) Yoder, Lewisburg, PA, Alta (Billy) Waldner, Ephrata, PA; 51 grandchildren, 29 grandchildren; his brothers Rufus, Aaron, Elmer, Leroy, Ben, Rudy; his sisters Katie Peachey, Fannie Yoder, Annie Peachey; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son, Daniel, two brothers, a sister and a sister-in-law.

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