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Victor George Purtell

December 4, 1951 - July 31, 2016


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

July 31, 2016



Birth Date:

December 4, 1951

Birth Place:

Bangor, Maine

Service Information:

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Glenwood Cemetery, Waverly



Glenwood Cemetery, Waverly, New York

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Victor George Purtell

Victor George Purtell, 64, of Waverly passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.

He was predeceased by his parents, George and Beverly Purtell; sister, Nettie Joe; and two brothers.

Victor is survived by his wife, Ruth Purtell; children, Patrick (Nikki Lear) Purtell of NC, Danielle (Jay) Fischer-Steinkraus of AL, and Clay (Christine) Waltman of Sayre; sisters, Cathy Orr, CO and Sherri Mills, CA; brother, George Purtell; 12 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

He was a lifetime member of the NAFC, the North American Fishing Club.  He thoroughly enjoyed fishing, camping, grilling, shopping on the internet and frequent trips to Tioga Downs.  He was a meat manager at P&C and Tops for over 30 years.  He enjoyed spending time with his pups, Megan, Stella, and Roxie.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Glenwood Cemetery in Waverly, NY.  Memorial donations may be made in Vic’s name to Greater Valley Emergency, 904 N. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, PA  18840. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Vic’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

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