The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

May 6, 2013

Marlin L. Alwine

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — ALWINE – Marlin L., 89, Richland Township, died May 4, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home. Born Sept. 23, 1923, in Somerset County, son of Edwin I. and Florence I. (Shaffer) Alwine. Preceded in death by parents, and sisters, Ruth Shirey, Esther Shirey, Erma Smith and Edna Maynard. Survived by wife, former Catherine Lape; children, Susan Brandau, Richland, and Gary (Charlotte Kee), Winston-Salem, N.C.; and grandchildren, Rachael Brandau, Jonathan Brandau and Hope Alwine. He was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. Marlin was a retired electrical engineer from Bethlehem Steel Corp. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in electrical engineering. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving aboard the USS Mertz in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was awarded nine battle stars. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., and 10 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastor Custead, officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by Conemaugh Valley Detachment 287, Marine Corps League. Family suggests memorial contributions to Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.

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