Terry David Hollenbaugh, 48, of Dayton, died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
After a valiant fight with cancer, Terry was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He was born Dec. 14, 1963, in Punxsutawney, a son of Toby and Anna (Travis)Hollenbaugh.
He was a carpenter for Hollenbaugh Construction.
He was a member of the National Rifle Association.
He attended the Dora Evangelical Church in Dora.
He was married to Paulina (Cruz-Carter) Hollenbaugh, who survives.
Terry loved life, his family and friends, and was an avid hunter, fisherman and skilled craftsman who enjoyed mowing, movies, Indian memorabilia, his dogs and pappy soup.
He is survived by his wife, Paulina; his mother, Anna Hollenbaugh of Dayton; a son, Elijah Hollenbaugh and wife Samantha; two daughters Tiarra Hollenbaugh and Mrs. Bret (Heather) Malory, both of Punxsutawney; three step-daughters, Kendra Cruz of Homer City, Ashley Cruz of Indiana, and Diedra Woodward of Westover; a brother, Toby Hollenbaugh and wife Crystal of Dayton; and four sisters, Tonya Schalk of DuBois, Mrs. Randall (Tracy) Colgan of Home, Mrs. David (Tashawna) Havrilla of Dayton, and Mrs. John (Tianda) Young of Punxsutawney; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Daniel J. Hollenbaugh; and his father, Toby Hollenbaugh Sr.
Friends were received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012, at the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2012, at the funeral home with Pastor Kenneth Alt officiating.
Private interment followed at Zion Cemetery in Porter.
The family suggests that donations in memory of Mr. Hollenbaugh be made to the Dora Evangelical Church in Dora, or to the Patients' Assistance Fund at the Richard G. Laube Cancer Center, 1 Nolte Dr., Kittanning, PA 16201.
Online condolences may be sent to www.faitfuneralhome.com.