Selmer W. Redcay, 86, Korean War U.S Army vet

By on October 30, 2013

Selmer W. Redcay, 86, of Coudersport, formerly of Denver, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at Cole Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Lancaster County, son of John and Emma Weitzel Redcay. On Nov. 4, 1972 he married his wife Grace Martin Redcay.

Selmer was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War.

He attended the Free Methodist Church in Coudersport. He enjoyed splitting firewood, hunting, fishing and playing his favorite board game, Chase the Rat.

Selmer is survived by his wife: Grace; two sons: Dale Redcay of Denver and Mark Redcay and wife Diane of Coudersport; a granddaughter: Meredith of Coudersport and a sister: Edith Foreman of Stevens.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife: Carrie; a brother: Ivan Redcay and four sisters: Vera Lucas, Verna Musser, Elsie Leid and Beaulah Simpson.

Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor Peter Tremblay officiating. Interment in the Christ Yocom’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Cumru Twp., Berks County, with military honors.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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