Elmer J. Fournier, age 85 of North Huntingdon and formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Friday, October 28, 2022 in Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon. Born August 8, 1937 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth "Betty" Fournier. A US Army Veteran, serving as an MP in Germany, Elmer worked for many years at Schneider's Dairy in Whitehall and was a member of Sts. Joachim and Anne Parish - St. Michael's Site in Elizabeth Twp., the Catholic Men's Fellowship, and the Teamsters Union. Elmer was a devout and patient man who was passionate about the plight of the unborn. His family will remember, miss, and love him dearly. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Pauline (Butvin) Fournier; his children Michael (Pam) Fournier of Windber and Mary Beth (Mark) Rothbauer of Ross Twp.; his grandchildren Danielle Fournier, Kelsey (Jared) Havener, Josh (Katie) Fournier, Rachel (Cameron) Unrath, Luke (Andrea) Fournier, Noah Fournier, Leah Fournier, Tyler (Kailey) Rothbauer, and Carly (fiance' Pete) Rothbauer; his great-grandchildren Isla, Eden, Charis, Emma, Eli, Liam, and Micah; and also nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Elmer was preceded in death by his brother Raymond Fournier.
Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454), on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from 4 PM to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 10:30 AM in Sts. Joachim and Anne Parish - St. Michael's Site with Fr. Thomas Wagner officiating. Procession and burial will follow to St. Joseph's Cemetery, North Versailles. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published October 29, 2022.