Thomas R. Metz

Thomas R. Metz, 97, of 11907 Metz Lane, Mill Creek, passed away at 10:31 a.m., Thursday, July 5, at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

Born March 21, 1921, in Brady Township, Huntingdon County, Thomas was the son of Roy B. Metz Sr. and Minnie M. (Headings) Metz, who preceded him in death.

Thomas was married to June E. (White) Metz, who resides at their home.

Thomas is survived by: children; Anne M. Beisel and husband, Cy, of Belleville, Rebecca W. Metz, of Milwaukee, Wis. and Timothy M. Metz, of Enola.; granddaughter Elizabeth C. Thorton and husband, Jonah, and their sons, James and John, of Bellefonte.

Thomas was the last surviving member of his family. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Florence Weaver, Bernice Merritts and Marian Brown and three brothers, Eldon Metz, Roy B. Metz Jr. and Jacob Ross Metz.

His formal education was in a one-room schoolhouse in Brady Township. He was a lifelong dairy farmer. He was also a lifetime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Allensville.

A graveside service will be private and at the convenience of his family at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery with hospice chaplain, the Rev. Richard Harter officiating.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home Inc., 3813 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.