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William Minzer

William Minzer

Sunday, April 7th, 1940 Sunday, October 20th, 2019

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Obituary for William F. "Bill" Minzer Jr.

William F. Minzer, Jr., 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born April 7, 1940 in Johnstown, PA, he was the son of the late Jack and Sarah Kiskadin Minzer.

Bill was a graduate of Kantner High School in Hooversville, PA. A US Navy veteran, he served honorably in “Sea Bees” for 6 years. He was employed as an equipment operator at South Mountain Restoration Center for 35 years until his retirement. Bill was a 3rd Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church and a 4th Degree Knight at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Judith Minzer; their daughter, Jodi Myers and husband Joseph; his three daughters, Rebecca Hoose of OR, Billy Jo Drake of SC, and Mary Hunter of Cherry Tree, PA; eight grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; two siblings, Linda Tomkosky and Beth Montelvo; a special grandson, Adam Fishel and wife Beth; and two great grandsons, Julius and James.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 25, 2019 at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, 1095 Church Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353. Rev. Dominic M. DiBiccaro will officiate. The Rite of Interment will follow the Mass in St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 5051 Letterkenny Road West, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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    Friday, October 25th, 2019 | 11:00am
    St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church
    1095 Church Rd.
    ORRTANNA, PA
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    Friday, October 25th, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church Cemetery
    ORRTANNA, PA
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Billie jo Drake

I wish circumstances could have been different with my father we lost touch and now he has passed before I was able to get in touch with him cause no one as let his 3 girls no he was sick he was taken from us many yrs ago now I got to wait till I meet him on the other side Daddy we loved you & will see you again
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Mary hunter

My father will be sadly missed “Daddy we love you & will see you on the other side love Mae, Amber and Destiny Rest In Peace
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