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John M. Hollenbaugh, 89

January 16, 2011

John M. Hollenbaugh, 89, Punxsutawney, died Saturday, 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.

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

He was a member of the United States Army, having served in World War II.

Mr. Hollenbaugh was a member of the Dora Evangelical Church.

He enjoyed woodworking and was a general contractor.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Nancy Snyder and husband Richard of Creedmoor, Texas, 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 and Ricky Snyder, Marsha Schroeder, Michael and Mark McLaughlin and Melissa McCleary; and four great-grandchildren, Krystin and Taylor Snyder, and Matthew and Makaya McLaughlin.

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

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

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