Jack F. Vognetz

Jack F. Vognetz, 84, of State Route 54, Watsontown, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2013, at his home.

Born in Allenwood on Oct. 16, 1928, he was the son of the late Luther and Hattie (Johnson) Vognetz.

He was a graduate of the Watsontown high school in 1947 and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Jack retired from International Paper Lewisburg and worked at Jasper paper products in Watsontown earlier in life. He was a member of the White Deer Valley Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting and music. Earlier in life he enjoyed playing softball in the West Branch League.

He loved to play the piano, organ and sing in the church choir and senior citizen groups.

He most of all enjoyed gatherings with his friends and his cat Pixie.

Surviving, besides his wife of 63 years, Margaret C. (Fry) Vognetz, are two sisters, Jean Tyson at Kramm Healthcare Center, Milton and Martha Taylor of Watsontown.

Preceding him in death besides his parents were four brothers, Robert, George, Allen and William Vognetz; and two sisters, June Hassinger and Charlotte Vognetz.

Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the White Deer Valley Baptist Church, 572 White Deer Valley Baptist Church Road, Allenwood, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m. with his pastor, the Rev. Michael Deal Officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Delaware Run Cemetery, Watsontown.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown.