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Jeffrey P. File

September 20, 1962 ~ August 23, 2018 (age 55)

Jeffrey P. “Satch” File, 55, of East Brady, formerly of Bruin, died Thursday morning, August 23, 2018 of injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident near East Brady.

Jeffrey was born in Butler on September 20, 1962.  He was the son of the late William and Margaret Rankin File.

Jeff was a member of the Faith Community United Methodist Church in Bruin.  He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, camping, fishing and most especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Satch was a 1981 graduate of Karns City High School and was employed by Municipal Contracting Inc. in Mars, where he operated an industrial street sweeper.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia J. “Patty” Graham File, whom he married in Chicora on May 7, 1994.  Also surviving are two children, Joshua P. File and Marissa J. File, both of East Brady; his brother, Richard “Rick” File and his wife, Melissa, of Petrolia; his father-in-law, William “Bill” Graham of Bruin, his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Debby and Ken Anderson of Karns City, Diane Graham of Bruin, Tammy and Bob Adams of Mercer, Karen Watterson of Worthington, Terri Libecco and Jon Walters, of East Brady, as well as a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by twin sons, Matthew and Bradley, a brother, David File, his mother-in-law, Joyce Graham, and his step father, Steve Matijak.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora, from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Saturday.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm. Sunday from the funeral home with the Rev. Floyd Barnhart, pastor of Faith Community Church, officiating. Interment will be in Bear Creek Cemetery, Petrolia.  Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Community United Methodist Church, PO Box 115, Bruin, PA 16022.  For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit

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