Neil L. Poust

Neil L. Poust, age 83, of Brookside Village, Berwick, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2023, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Bloomsburg on September 29, 1939, he was the son of the late Ralph M. and Ruth V. (Mausteller) Poust. He graduated from Bloomsburg High School and became a truck driver, most recently working for Krick Transportation.

Neil was a member of Washington Masonic Lodge #265, Bloomsburg and a life member Moose Lodge, Bloomsburg. He enjoyed Nascar racing and demo derbies. He also liked hunting and working on vehicles in his free time. Most of all, he loved driving his Ford Ranger and spending time his loyal dog Spike.

He will be greatly missed by his son, Gregg Poust and wife Kim; stepsons, Thomas Fetterman and wife April; Stephen Daily and wife Amber; and Dean Crebs Jr.; stepdaughter, Lori Adams and husband Scott; grandchildren, Doug Poust and Darlene Heffner; great-grandchildren, Mason Poust and Adilyn Poust; and many step grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Maryellen Poust in September of 2022; and stepson, Dave Fetterman.  

Family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC., 633 E. Third Street, Nescopeck, when a masonic funeral service will begin. Interment will follow in Elan Memorial Park, Bloomsburg.

Family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions are suggested to Rescue Pets Serving Vets, 4793 Red Rock Road, Benton, Pennsylvania 17814.

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