Roy R. Freed

March 8, 1974 ~ September 26, 2023 (age 49) 49 Years Old

Roy Freed Obituary

   Roy R. Freed, 49, of Mattawana, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.  
   He was born March 8, 1974 in Lewistown. He is the son of John Freed and the late Barbara (Harshbarger) Cruse. 
   He was a 1993 graduate of Lewistown Area High School.
   He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara and stepfather, Rodney Cruse; and a niece, Amber Freed. 
   He is survived by his father, John Freed, and stepmother Patricia (Williams) Freed of Mattawana; three children, Cheyanne Freed of Mount Union, Carter Freed of Huntingdon, and Justin Freed of Calvin, PA. He also leaves behind his siblings: Dawn Michael, James Freed, Shawn Freed (Julie Stydinger), Denise Freed (Danny Groce), John Freed (Jen Freed), Jonathon Freed (Amanda Barrier), Scott Stringer (Susan), and Stacey Williams; and many nieces and nephews. 
   He worked as a construction worker and roofer for most of
his life.
   He loved working with his hands, making projects out of wood and drawing art, as well as being outdoors.
   A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. followed by a family service on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023 at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 South Market St., McVeytown.
   Memorial contributions may be made payable to Transplant Foundation and mailed to Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123, or online at

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October 1, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harshbarger Funeral Home
3 South Market Street
McVeytown, PA 17051


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