Woodrow Wilson BIERLY

Woodrow Wilson BIERLY[1, 2]

Male 1917 - 2008  (90 years)    Has 25 ancestors and 4 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Woodrow Wilson BIERLY 
    Born 8 Dec 1917  Rebersburg, Miles Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service US Army - Reserve Officer, worked with the Chief of Information, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C 
    Military Service US Army - World War II 
    Occupation Journalist 
    Religion Protestant 
    _UID 6549FDFD5EA440B7ADE6A6DCB9D79A43236B 
    Died 5 Jul 2008  State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age:90
    Buried Pine Hall Cemetery, State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 6 Siblings 
    Person ID I515323  Waite-Humphreys Master Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Curtis Melanchthon BIERLY,   b. 22 Apr 1880, Smullton, Miles Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1964, Hershey, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Verdella WOLFE,   b. 1883,   d. 1958  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1907 
    Family ID F504624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phyllis Marie DEAL,   b. 26 Oct 1925, Williamsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 2014, State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1952 
    Children 
     1. Harold Wilson BIERLY,   b. 2 Dec 1954,   d. 7 Mar 2004  (Age 49 years)
     2. Cynthia B. BIERLY,   b. 7 Sep 1956,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Partners: Thomas W. HALL
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F504769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Death notice: Woodrow Wilson Bierly, 90, of State College died Saturday, July 5, 2008 at Mt. Nittany Medical Center after a short illness. Born December 8, 1917 in Rebersburg, he was the son of the late Curtis and Mayme Bierly. On December 20, 1952, he married Phyllis Marie Deal, who survives. A 1938 graduate of Penn State, he began his newspaper career with the Lancaster, Pa., Intelligencer-Journal. He joined the Department of Public Information becoming News Bureau Manager at Penn State in 1945, following military service during World War II. As a reserve officer, he held an assignment from 1967 to 1974 with the Chief of Information, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C. From 1948 to 1969 he was advisor to LaVie, Penn State's senior class yearbook. He was a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi and Alpha Delta Sigma. He was a member of State College Presbyterian Church and served as elder. Other memberships include Centre Hills Country Club and theState College Elks. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Cynthia B. Hall, and her husband, Thomas W. Hall of Port Matilda, and their children, Erin C. Hall of Arlington, Va., and Peter A. Hall of rural Port Matilda. A son, Harold W. Bierly died in 2004. Friends will be received from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Charles J. Curley officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hall Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Presbyterian Church or to Camp Krislund Development Fund in care of the State College Presbyterian Church, 132 W. Beaver Ave., State College, PA 16801, or the charity of the donor's choice.


  • Sources 
    1. [S164] Cemetery Records, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28118053 (Reliability: 4).

      Pine Hall Cemetery, State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania



    2. [S4] Social Security Death Index, https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10002-19223016/woodrow-w-bierly-in-us-social-security-death-index-ssdi (Reliability: 4).
      Woodrow W BierlyBirth: Dec 8 1917Death: July 5 2008Last residence: State College, Pennsylvania 16801, USASSN issuing state:
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