Jerry Joshua Arnette, 74, of Bellefonte, PA, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. He was the husband of Claudia M. (Tranter) Arnette. They celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2020.

Born in East Liverpool, OH on Oct. 2, 1946, he was a son of the late Marion M. and Mildred (Mills) Arnette. A 1964 graduate of Wellsville High School, Wellsville, OH, Jerry worked on the railroad for Conrail as an engineer for 13 years. He was a certified Locksmith and retired from Kutztown University after 24 years. Jerry was a lifetime member of FGBMFI and became an ordained minister in 1990. Mr. Arnette served in the U.S. Army. He attended the State College Assembly of God. Jerry enjoyed rebuilding and riding motorcycles, spending time with his family, and loved his collection of cowboy boots.

In addition to his wife, Jerry is survived by daughters, Megan Massey, wife of Ryan, and Arielle Arnette; a son, Gregory Lowe, husband of Cindy; grandchildren, Natalie Lowe, Elizabeth Lowe, and Nora Massey; sisters, Jane Green and Maryann DeGarmo; brothers, Robert Hargreaves and John Arnette; father-in-law, Herman Tranter, husband of Audrey; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, William Hargreaves and Rick Arnette.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 at 12 p.m. at Tri-County Worship Center, 1501 Schubert Rd, Bethel, PA 19507. A viewing will begin at 10 a.m. Please follow social distancing guidelines.

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