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Obituary of William S. 'Bill' Hollobaugh, 82


William S. "Bill" Hollobaugh, 82, of Bellefonte, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Hershey Medical Center. He was born on June 3, 1935 in Altoona, the son of the late Porter Emmitt & Esther Mae Knepp Hollobaugh. On February 28, 1953 he married Patsy Lou Ishler, she survives at home.

He was a forge press operator for Cerro Copper & Brass for over 32 years retiring in 1997.

He was a member of the St. Mark Lutheran Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and going to camp and spending time with his family.

Bill is survived by three sons; Barry William of Howard, Alan Luther (Laurie) of Mill Hall and Eric Todd (Terri) of Mill Hall, two daughters; Cathy Lou (Steve) Manley of Mt. Joy, Pa., and Donna Jean (Louis) Wetzel of Howard, five sisters; Caroline Gardner, Ruth Shawver, Dorothy Jean Fogleman, Linda Hettinger and Susan Elliott, 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by five brothers; Clair, Donald, George, Kenneth, and Blair, two sisters; Betty Dawson and Doris Smith.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Howard with the Rev. Frank E. Harpster III officiating. Friends and family will be received from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home on Monday prior to the service. Burial will be at the Zion Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mark Lutheran Church, 850 Snydertown Rd., Howard, Pa. 16841

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Name of Deceased

William S. 'Bill' Hollobaugh



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Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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