Albert L. "Butch" GERHART, 72, of Coudersport, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at UPMC Williamsport.
Born January 3, 1950, in Sellersville, he was the son of Paul and Emma "Ruth" Buehrle Gerhart. After working with several construction companies, he started BG Construction in 1980.
Butch was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose #826 in Port Allegany, Austin Costello Sportsmen's Club, and a social member of VFW Post #7810 in Austin, VFW Post #5859 in Jersey Shore, and American Legion Post #258 in Port Allegany. He enjoyed hunting, golfing, playing pool, playing cards, and going to his camp in Haneyville. He especially enjoyed watching his grandsons play school sports.
Surviving are: his companion, Cathy Flook; three children, Atisha (Brian) Hopkins of Rome, Tara (Chad) Clouser of Coudersport, and Scott Gerhart of Norfolk, VA; four grandsons, Brady Hopkins, Daylan Hopkins, Nicholas Clouser, and Ryan Clouser; ten siblings, Robert (Peggy) Gerhart of Quakertown, Jeffrey (Judy) Gerhart of Coopersburg, James (Laura) Gerhart of Coudersport, Russell (Barb) Hess of East Greenville, Nancy Trumbauer of Fort Myers, FL, Alice (Bill) Hobbs of Ocala, FL, Pamela (Ronald) Andrus of Gaines, Melody (Dennis) Moses of Port Allegany, Deborah (Kevin) Cline of Coudersport, and Christine "Tina" (Robert) Rees of Roulette; sister-in-law, Margaret "Peggy" Gerhart; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a grandson, Karson Hopkins; a brother, Michael Gerhart; and brothers-in-law, Jesse Trumbauer and Michael Sames.
A memorial gathering will be held on a later date. Memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish in memory of his grandson, Karson Hopkins, at www.wish.org or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfoust.com.
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