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Roger C. Barnard

October 22, 1930 ~ September 6, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Oct 22, 1930 - Sept 6, 2022

Roger C. Barnard, 91, of Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday morning at his residence. He was born in Springfield MA, son of the late John H. and Doris L. (Hathaway) Barnard. He married Dorothy Burroughs on July 3, 1952, in Washington DC.

Surviving are his wife of 70 years; three daughters: Cynthia A. Merritts of Hollidaysburg, Linda J. Mallery and husband John of Altoona, Karen S. Hoover and husband Ted of Duncansville; a son, Roger C. Sr. and wife Sherry of Hollidaysburg; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers: Richard, John, and Donald; two sisters: Barbara and Joan; and a son-in-law, Dorsey Merritts Jr.

Roger was a 1948 graduate of Technical High School in Springfield, MA and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired in 2003 as Director of Manufacturing from Fonda Inc. in Williamsburg after 50 years of service in the paper industry.

He was a lifetime member of Williamsburg American Legion Post 288.

Roger enjoyed gardening, watching old western movies, Penn State and Steeler’s football, and spending time with his family.

Friends will be received from 1 to 3pm Saturday September 10, 2022, at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will immediately follow at 3pm.

Interment at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Williamsburg American Legion Post 288: 1325 Yellow Spring Dr. Williamsburg, PA 16693 or to Geeseytown Community Fire Company: 215 Mary St. Hollidaysburg, Pa 16648.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 10, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 10, 2022

3:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

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