First Posted: 10/29/2008
Elwood N. Demming, Clarks Summit, died Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Moses Taylor Hospital. His wife is the former Joyce Walters, they celebrated there 52nd wedding anniversary last September 1.
Born in Waverly, son of the late Elwood and Helen Deats Demming, he was a resident of Scott Township most of his life. Prior to retirement he was a meter reader and road crew worker for the former Keystone Water now Pennsylvania Water Company for 40 years retiring in 1994. He attended the Peckville Assembly of God Church and a member of Clarks Green Assembly of God Church, as well as a member of the society for preservation and encouragement of the Barber Shop Quartet in Tunkhannock.
He was an inspiration to his children and grandchildren as a hard worker. A devoted Christian, faithful husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid Lakeland Chiefs fan who loved to hunt, fish, woodworking, crossword puzzles, and watching baseball.
Also surviving are four sons, Rev. Norman, Wilkes- Barre; Gordon, Archbald; Randy, Dickson City and Douglas, Clarks Summit.; a daughter Darlene Skelton, Justus; a brother Arlin, Montdale; three sisters Lois Miller, Dalton, Sharon Web, and Linda Mangot, both of Montdale; seven grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Shirley Herbert, a granddaughter, Shiloh Demming.
A funeral was to be held on Monday, Oct. 27 from the Peckville Assembly of God Church, Carbondale Highway with services by Rev. Terry Drost, Pastor. Interment will be in Stone Cemetery, Scott Township. Arrangements from the Lawrence E Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State Street Clarks Summit. For directions or to sign the online guest book visit