Jun 26, 1989 – Sept 27, 2021
Nathan Daniel McGinnis, 32, of Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday September 27, 2021. He was born in Altoona, son of Daniel Joseph and Chriss Ann (Freidenbloom) McGinnis.
Surviving are his parents; a sister, Chelsey A. McGinnis; a brother-in-law, Joseph Mencer; his partner, Kierra L. Ledford; a grandmother, Mary Jane Freidenbloom; and several loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by grandfather, Dalvin “Buck” Harr in 2008; uncle, Ricki L. Freidenbloom in 2009; grandmother, Patricia (Hetrick) Harr in 2012; grandfather, William E. Freidenbloom Jr. in 2018; and uncle, William “Billy” Freidenbloom in 2021.
Nathan was a 2007 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School and was involved in the orchestra, theatre, mock trial, Model UN, student council, anatomy club, choir, and the National Honor Society. He studied Biology at WVU Eberly Honors.
Nathan was the assistant manager at America’s Best Contact & Eyeglasses since 2015. He previously worked at Texas Digital Studios as an event administrator, where he traveled the country as a videographer.
Nathan had an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and loved learning about science, history, and literature. He has a life-long passion for the arts, including music, writing, and painting. Nathan wrote two full-length novels, which he hoped to get published. He also sold his paintings and drawings online (Etsy:DragonFlyByNathan), as well as craft festivals around the country. Nathan enjoyed traveling around the country and world, especially on vacations with his families. He enjoyed reading, fishing, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Penguins through hockey season.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4pm on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will immediately follow at 4pm. Pastor Bradley Runkle officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society at www.centralpahumane.org because of Nathan’s love for animals.
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