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John M. Hollenbaugh, 89

January 20, 2011

John M. Hollenbaugh, 89, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2011, at his daughter’s home in Creedmoor, Texas.

He was born Jan. 3, 1922, in Panic, a son of the late Eli and Mabel (Hayes) Hollenbaugh.

He was married to Grace E. Dinger, who preceded him in death June 18, 2008.

Mr. Hollenbaugh was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

He was employed as a general contractor and enjoyed woodworking.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Nancy Snyder and husband Richard of Creedmoor, and Pat McLaughlin of DuBois; three sisters, Esther Brestovich of DuBois, Doris Thunburg of Beaver, and Frances Fisher of North Tonawanda, N.Y.; a brother, Al Lee Hollenbaugh of Punxsutawney; six grandchildren, Tammy Snyder, Ricky Snyder, Marsha Schroeder, Michael McLaughlin, Mark McLaughlin and Melissa McCleary; and four great-grandchildren, Krystin Snyder, Taylor Snyder, Matthew McLaughlin and Makaya McLaughlin.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Luella Whitesell and Sara Lydic; two brothers, David Hollenbaugh and Toby Hollenbaugh; and an infant brother.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at the Dora Evangelical Church with the Rev. Kenneth Alt officiating.

Interment will be in the Dora Evangelical Cemetery.

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