The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

November 2, 2013

James P. Eckenrode

CRESSON — ECKENRODE – James P., 63, Cresson, died Oct. 31, 2013, at Hershey Medical Center. Born Jan. 25, 1950, in Colver, son of Harold and Edna (Trexler) Eckenrode. Preceded in death by father; brother, Michael; and first wife, Luanne (Miller). Survived by mother, Loretto; wife, Joyce (Hertzog); daughters, Lisa Brown (Thomas), Cresson; Shari Buck (Thomas), Morrisdale; Wendy Eckenrode, Hummelstown; Barbara Filo (Marcus), Charlotte, N.C.; and Carrie Martynuska (Daniel), Lilly; and grandchildren, Taylor, Derek, Alyssa, Tommy, Jordan, Alexandra, Landon, Kyle, Trevor, Jacob and Zachary. Brother of Edward, Maryland; Robert, Cresson; Richard, Loretto; Donald, Cresson; Linda Lamar, Chambersburg; Susan Zentack, Cresson; William, Cresson; Floyd, Loretto; and Martha Link, Cresson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam era. Formerly employed as a coal miner. Enjoyed hanging out with his second family at camp, hunting, fishing and playing cards. Member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson; Loretto American Legion; Sankertown VFW; and Sokol’s Club, Lilly. Friends received from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Church, the Rev. Leo F. Arnone. Committal, St. Michael’s Cemetery, Loretto. Military graveside rite by Loretto American Legion, Sankertown VFW and other local veteran organizations.

 

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