Thomas Allen Ramper

Born: Thu., Nov. 24, 1955
Died: Mon., May 29, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 01, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jun. 02, 2017
Location: Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jun. 02, 2017
Location: Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home, Inc.

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Thomas Allen Ramper, 61, of Thomas Drive, Broad Top City, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Monday May 29, 2017 following a courageous 2 year battle with cancer.
Born in Huntingdon on November 24, 1955, he is a son of Robert and Shirley (Rinehart) Ramper who survive in Broad Top City.
On April 29, 1978 at the Broad Top City Church of God he was united in marriage to Brenda Ann (Brown) Ramper who survives at home following a 39 year marriage.
Along with his wife and parents, he is survived by two daughters, Angela Gabrielson, wife of Eric of Cassville, and Ashley Neuder, wife of Phillip of Broad Top, five grandchildren, Brianna and Lila Gabrielson, and Keagan, Braycen, and Zayden Neuder, a sister, Bobbi Sue Young, wife of Roger of Six Mile Run, a brother Ronald Ramper and companion Cassi Cook of Broad Top, as well as his beloved dog Kipper.
He most recently had worked for Sheetz Distribution on the shipping and loading dock. He had previously worked for New Enterprise Stone and Lime, Penn Lines Tree Service, BG Danis Construction and Seton Co.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids having “sleepovers”. He loved learning about local history, especially the East Broad Top Railroad. He enjoyed gardening, bow hunting, and riding his four wheeler. He always looked forward to having a big get together on the fourth of July with his family and friends. He was a member of the Broad Top City Church of God and was a 1973 graduate of Tussey Mt. High School.
Friends will be received on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. from 6-8 PM and again on Friday June 2, from 10 AM until the hour of service.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. at 11 AM with interment following at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Broad Top City, PA.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Matt Baker Local Cancer Fund, % First National Bank, 911 Church St. Saxton, PA. 16678, or any other local fundraiser for cancer patients.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. 5010 Railroad Ave. Broad Top City, PA. 16621. Online condolences can be made at

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   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
My condolences to the family! May God touch you with comfort during this time of sorrow.

Valerie & Gary Mitchell
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
Dear friends,

We are saddened on the passing of your husband, father, father-in-law and pappy. He will be deeply missed by all of you and others. You can be assured that he will be waiting for your arrival again at his Heavenly side. Praying our Lord surrounds you continually with His comfort.

Nicole Wisher
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
Rest in peace dear cousin, you fought a hard fight. God has taken you from this world too soon, but now you are at peace. Please know that you will be missed and were loved by many. Prayers to Brenda, Angela, Bobby and family. Love you Tom, I know you are smiling down upon us.

Steve and Sheila Ford
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
Brenda and family,

Steve and I wish to express our sincere sympathy for your loss. We all live in such a tight knit community and everyone knew and liked Tommy. May you and the family find peace and comfort in knowing that he is now resting in the loving arms of the Lord and no longer in any pain. Again, our condolences.

Traci Witters Morrow
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
May you find comfort in god during this difficult period. Thoughts and prayers for all..

Psalm 34:18 “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

John and Traci (Witters) Morrow

Lacey Wiest
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
My prayers and thoughts are with the friends and family of Tom.

Duff and Linda Miller
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
Dear Brenda and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom was a loving husband, wonderful father and amazing Grandpap. What we will remember is his sense of humor, always had a smile. Our prayers are for comfort, strength and peace.

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