John E. Corman

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John E. Corman

January 27, 1931 - September 19, 2018

John E. Corman John E. Corman, 87, of Danville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born Jan. 27, 1931, in Danville, a son of the late John R. and Helen A. (Bressler) Corman.

John graduated from Danville High School in 1948. He furthered his education at Dickinson College graduating with a bachelor's degree in education in 1952 and a master's degree from Bucknell University in 1955.

John was well known by his students as a dedicated American History teacher which included Problems of Democracy. He taught in the Watsontown School District from 1953-1958. Following this, he continued as a history teacher in the Warrior Run School District from 1958-1999. While there, he served as a varsity basketball coach from 1958-1960 and then as the athletic director for 14 years from 1960-1973.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Danville since April 14, 1941 serving as a trustee for two terms, a member of Frosty Valley Country Club since 1962, and served for 36 years on the Danville Municipal Authority from 1979-2014.
John thoroughly enjoyed golfing. His greatest fulfillment in life was his teaching career.

John is survived by one brother, William Corman and his wife Alice of Meadowbrook; one niece, Jeanne Corman of Wilmington, Del.; and two nephews, Richard Corman of Ontario, Canada and John Corman of Harleysville.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the First Baptist Church of Danville 12 Brookside Drive, Danville (off 642 East), with his pastor, the Rev. Dawes J. Dunham officiating. Friends will be received from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service.
Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Thomas Beaver Free Library, 205 Ferry St., Danville, PA 17821.

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home Inc., 42 W. Mahoning St., Danville.
Published on September 20, 2018
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