LEWISTOWN - Samuel W. Ematat Sr., 67, of Lewistown, died at 3:55 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.
Born June 22, 1945, in Reading, he was the son of the late Samuel C. and Beverly Ematat.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Trutt) Ematat, whom he married on June 12, 1964.
Samuel W. Ematat Sr.
Also surviving are: his daughter, Michele Houser, of Milroy; his son, Samuel W. Ematat Jr. and wife, Vicki, of Reedsville; brother, Donnie Toner, of Scotland, Pa.; five grandchildren, Amanda Houser, Kenneth Houser, Andrew Bishop, Erin Bishop and Tai Ematat.
Samuel was a 1964 graduate of Lewistown High School, served in the U.S. Army and retired from Lear Corp.
He enjoyed time with family and friends. He belonged to the VFW, various bowling leagues and enjoyed woodworking and crafts.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Kish Valley Grace Brethren Church, 99 Taylor Drive, Reedsville, with the Rev. Douglas Sabin officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 342 S Logan Blvd, Burnham, 17009.
Arrangements are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.