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Gerald E. Seasholtz

1926 ~ 2020 (age 94)

Obituary

Sunbury – Gerald E. Seasholtz, 94, of Heather Court, Nottingham Village,  formerly of 556 Airport Rd. Sunbury passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Gerald was born August 3, 1926 in Sunbury a son of the late George and Helen (Berry) Seasholtz.  On October 14, 1945 he married the former Jean Marie Fenstermacher who preceded him in death July 27, 2013.

He was a 1944 graduate of Sunbury High School.  Gerald also served in the Army/Airforce during WWII.

He retired as Vice President of the Sunbury Textile Mills in 1991 after 45 years of service.

Mr. Seasholtz was a member of the First Reformed United Church of Christ, Sunbury where he served as an Elder and Deacon.

Gerald was extremely active in his younger years with volunteer and community activities, including; board member and past president of the YMCA, board member of the Salvation Army.  He was a life member of the Friendship Hose Company and the American Legion Post #201, member of the Sunbury Roadrunner Club and Sunbury Rotary.  He served as treasurer for the Sunbury Bicentennial Committee, 1972 and had major involvement with the Fort Discovery Playground build.

Mr. Seasholtz was a very avid golfer and sports enthusiast.  He also had a great love for gardening and reading.

Above all, family was everything to him and came first before all else.

He is survived by, one daughter, Debra Huffert and partner Karl Gause of Sunbury, grandson, Justin Huffert of Sunbury, granddaughter, Jamie Seasholtz Snyder and partner Victor Lora of Clearwater, FL, great-granddaughter and apple of his eye, Julianna Jeri Huffert of Sunbury, great-grandson, Christopher Snyder of Clearwater, FL and one brother, Gary Seasholtz and wife Teresa of Clarksburg, WV.

In addition to his wife of 68 years, he was preceded in death by one son, James Eugene Seasholtz.

A private funeral service will be held at The First Reformed United Church of Christ, Sunbury with Rev. Lynn Schmoyer officiating.

Burial will be in St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Sunbury.

Contributions in Gerald’s memory may be made to First Reformed United Church of Christ Youth Group, 160 Chestnut St., Sunbury, PA 17801.

Arrangements are by the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury.

 

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