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Pearl F. Behe

November 4, 1921 October 13, 2022
Pearl F. Behe
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Behe, Pearl F. – 100 of Lilly, passed away on October 13, 2022 in Portage. She was born on November 4, 1921 in Dunlo. Pearl was the daughter of Anthony and Sadie (Santini) Funari. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Jerome Behe, her son: Fred Behe and her siblings: Fred, Frank, Sr., Viola and Anna.

Pearl is survived by her children: Rose Markel, Ken (Janet) Behe, Larry (Susan) Behe, Anita Booterbaugh, Sally Behe, Joyce Dorsch, Jerry (Mary Lou) Behe, Pat (Robin) Behe, Sheryl Williams and Diane (Steve) Shuniak. She is also survived by 17 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren and 5 Great Great Grandchildren.

She was the sister of Ellen McCoy. Pearl enjoyed going to the Cresson Senior Center. She loved playing pinochle, cooking and visiting family and friends. She also enjoyed going to bingo, gardening, crocheting and sitting on her front porch.

Family will receive friends from 2 to 6 PM on Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Portage. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 1PM at Our Lady of the Alleghenies Church in Lilly, Fr. Matthew Reese, Celebrant. Committal will be private. On-line condolences may be made at

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2:00 PM 10/18/2022 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 10/18/2022 6:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States





1:00 PM 10/19/2022 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/19/2022 2:00:00 PM
Our Lady of the Alleghenies Church

608 Main Street
Lilly, PA 15938

Our Lady of the Alleghenies Church
608 Main Street Lilly 15938 PA
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Brigid Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Street
Lilly, PA 15938

Cemetery Street Lilly 15938 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Cresson Senior Citizens Center

715 Front Street
Cresson, PA 16630

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