- Local Guide
Ralph C. Lunger, 80
Ralph C. Lunger, 80, Rossiter, passed away, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010,
at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
He was born April 6, 1930, in Hillman, a son of the late William and
Alice M. (Stoops) Lunger.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was married to Hilda G. Lunger, who preceded him in death Nov. 30,
Mr. Lunger loved hunting, fishing and farming.
Surviving relatives include a son, David Shields of Rossiter; four
daughters, Mary Stamler and husband John of Cleveland, Ohio, Karen
Ishman and husband Jacob of Punxsutawney, Ellen Bishop and husband
Warren of Marchand, and Donna Gallagher of Rossiter; 11 grandchildren,
Rick Stamler, Michele Toth, Tom Shields, Theresa Kensel, Lee Shields,
Rebecca McKinney, April Ishman, Bridget Ishman, Eric Bishop, Matthew
Bishop and Brock Gallagher; seven great-grandchildren, Virginia Rose,
Carson, Tyson, Susan Adalyn, Joshua, J.J. and Brittney; a brother,
Donald Lunger of Rossiter; a sister; Elta â€śMargieâ€ť Bishop of
Punxsutawney; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a
grandson, Jeffery Scott Ishman; five brothers, Paul Lunger, LeRoy
â€śRiceâ€ť Lunger, Charles Lunger, Clairr Lunger and Norman Lunger; and
two sisters; Mary Lunger and Gladys Spencer.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2010, at
the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2010, at
the funeral home with Captains Keith and Katie Jache officiating.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.