Galen Gene Anthony, age 63, died Friday, April 3, 2009 at his residence 20309 Ellis Road, Cambridge Springs, PA after several months of illness. Born in Warren, PA, Galen is a son of Dorothy Anthony Woodcock and the late Roy Woodcock. On June 8, 1967 he married the former Betty Wormeldorf and she survives.
Anthony, Galen GeneFollowing his high school education, Galen entered the US Air Force and served during the Vietnam War from 1963 until November of 1964. Following his military service he reconditioned used cars for resale. Beginning in 1968 until his retirement in 1985 he was a potato farmer first working for the Port brothers of Waterford and then for Troyer Land Management of Waterford. Galen enjoyed hunting, fishing, and canoeing.
In addition to his wife, Betty and his mother, Dorothy Woodcock of Union City, Galen is survived by a daughter – Vickie Anthony of Cambridge Springs; and two sons – Galen Eugene Anthony and his wife, Peggy of Toledo, Ohio and Jasen Roy Anthony of Cambridge Springs; three grandchildren – Galen Lawrence Anthony, Tylor Anthony, and Vallerie Anthony. Also surviving are two brothers – Kenneth Woodcock and his wife, Nancy of Wattsburg and John Woodcock of Union City.
There are no visiting hours or funeral services being planned. Arrangements are under the direction of the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs.