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Harry R. Wolfgang

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 12:12 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

Scan0002Harry R. Wolfgang, 95, of New Bethlehem, died Sunday, December 16, 2018, at McKinley Health Center in Brookville.

Born June 23, 1923, in Porter Township, Clarion County, he was a son of the late Joseph T. and Nancy Mae (Kirkpatrick) Wolfgang. He married, Mildred Marie Dinger, on March 28, 1948, and she survives him.

Mr. Wolfgang proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He graduated from Porter Township High School. He worked as a heavy equipment (dragline) operator for local coal companies, he retired from Raymond Schall Coal Company in Kittanning. His past time was raising beef cattle. His favorite past times were spending time in his Lazy Boy chair, sleeping, watching the RFD channel on TV, and spending time with his Blue Heeler cow dogs.

He was a member of the Walter W. Craig Post 354 New Bethlehem American Legion. He was a lifetime member of the F&AM 522 Free and Accepted Masons. He recently received his 70-year pin from the Masonic Lodge. He also was a 32nd degree Mason with the Coudersport Consistory. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Cemetery Association and the Mt. Zion Church in Beautiful Lookout.

Surviving is his wife, Mildred M. Wolfgang, of New Bethlehem, two sons, Gerald Lynn Wolfgang of Greensburg and Randon Lee Wolfgang, of New Bethlehem, four grandchildren, Beth Ann, Katie Marie, Levi Ross, and Amber Nicole, three great-grandchildren, Annabella Ryba, Aleah Wolfgang, and Jackson LeBlanc. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey R. Wolfgang, two brothers, John Michael Wolfgang and Joseph Albert Wolfgang, a sister, Sarah Catherine Wolfgang, and a daughter-in-law, Mary Mordue Wolfgang.

Family and friends will be received Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 21, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jimmy Swogger officiating.
Interment will be held in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mahoning Township, Armstrong County.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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