Herbert Alton Work

Herbert Alton Work, 89, of Route 219 Brockport, Pa., died on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Penn Highlands DuBois.

Born on Nov. 17, 1928, in Jimtown, he was the son of the late Earl and Grace Yohe Work. On Dec. 25, 1953, he was married to Norma Snyder and she survives.

Herbert was employed at Brockway Glass starting out working in the Mould Shop and retiring as a shift supervisor after 38 years of service. He was a member of the Brockport United Methodist Church and was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. Herbert also was a member of Elk Lodge Free and Accepted Masons in Ridgway. He enjoyed spending time at his camp, cutting grass and hunting. His real niche was being a gadget kind of guy that loved to tinker and fix things.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by a son, Wayne Work, of Brockport; a daughter, Carrie (Timothy) McDole, also of Brockport; a son, Raymond (Maureen) Work of Clemmons, N.C.; and a son, Gregory Work of Jimtown, Pa.; one sister, Emma Work of Brookville, Pa.; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Ralph Work; four sisters: Buelah Work, Ethel Moore, Verba Pawuak, Pearl Wingard; four brothers: Homer, Boyd, Alec and Ralph Work; and a daughter-in-law, Terri Work.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday, Feb. 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m., also at the funeral home with Pastor Dave Nagele officiating. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Ridgway. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at

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