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November 2, 2013

Melvin Roy (Bud) Bewley

EDINBORO — Melvin Roy (Bud) Bewley, 77, of Edinboro, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie.

He was born in Corry on Dec. 29, 1935, the son of the late Lyle R. and Martha (Diemer) Bewley.

Bud was in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1959. He worked as an Erie County constable for more than 40 years, loving his job for the duration. He also worked at Perry Plastics in Erie for 30 years. Bud was a lifetime member of the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department and the Lions Club in Edinboro. He loved to sit on the front porch of his house with his wife and enjoy socializing. He also loved his dog, Max.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, in 2010; his son, Tony Brooks Sr.; an infant son, Jeffery; and his sister, Virginia (Don) Symthe.

Survivors include his two daughters, Dinaque Bewley Edwards and her husband, Tom, of Saegertown, and Cindy Foster and her friend, Jim Bailey, of Edinboro; a son, Melvin Bewley of Saegertown; a brother, Graeme Bewley of Edinboro; two sisters, Lila Scott and her husband, Scotty, of Waterford, and Julie Williamson and her husband, Richard, of Albion; 10 grandchildren, Shawn Gwin and his wife, Janelle, Joshua Gwin and his wife, Mandy, Paul Gwin and his wife, Janeane, Alice Edwards and her husband, Keith Scott, Robert Edwards, Tina and Tony Brooks, Missy Lewis, Ann Brooks and Alex Bewley; also, six great-grandchildren and a very special lady friend, Mary Christian.

Friends may call at Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie St., Edinboro, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. A service will be held there at 8:30 p.m.

Burial will be in Sanford Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family c/o Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie St., or the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department, 125 Meadville St., both of Edinboro, Pa. 16412.

To send condolences, please visit gluntfuneralhome.com.

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