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Obituary of Raymond Holderman, 79


Raymond F. Holderman, 79, of Bellefonte, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte. Born on September 20, 1938, in Coleville, he was the son of the late Paul and Eleanor (Aikey) Holderman. On June 25, 1983, in Tylersville, he married the love of his life, Anna Mary (Sweeley) Holderman, who survives him at home after sharing 35 years of marriage together.

Raymond attended Bellefonte Area High School. He worked for the former Warner Company, which was bought by Graybec Lime, Inc., which is currently known as Graymont. He retired in 2000, after 27 years of service.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by eight children, Spencer Holderman of Coleville, Roger Cline of Spring Mills, Penny Pressler (David) of Lamar, Mary Laubscher of Mill Hall, Diana LeBlanc of Houston, Texas, Ronald Cline of Bellefonte, Randy Cline of Bellefonte, and Patricia Price of Bellefonte; 10 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Delores Fisher of Bellefonte, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard, Kenneth, Thomas, and Paul; four sisters, Naomi, Jane, Lois, and Maryann; two grandsons and two great-grandsons.

Raymond was a member of Living Hope Alliance Church in Bellefonte. He enjoyed many sports but was an avid Penn State football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates fan. He especially enjoyed watching Westerns on TV, as well as the Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. When his children were young, he liked to take them fishing.

There will be a public viewing held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 10am-12pm at Living Hope Alliance Church at 321 E. Howard Street, Bellefonte. Funeral services will follow at the church at 12pm with Pastor Byron Zeigler officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Meyer Cemetery in Bellefonte.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Raymond’s memory to Living Hope Alliance Church at 321 E. Howard Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823.

Name of Deceased

Raymond Holderman



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Funeral Home

Wetzler Funeral Home

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