Albert A. Glantz

Albert A. Glantz

Albert A. “Al” Glantz, 88, of Lock Haven, died on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at the Susque-View Home.

He was the husband of Velda E. Starkweather-Glantz, who survives, and they have been together for 25 years.

Albert was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School, 1946 and he had worked at Hellars Farm, Rosenberg Farm, Woolrich Mills and Martin Bus Station and then retired from Textron in 1993. He was a member of the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church and recently attended Phelps Chapel, was also a member of the Masonic Lodge, No. 397 Williamsport and Loyal Order of Moose, Jersey Shore.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, television and baking.  He enjoyed singing in the community choir and visiting people at Susque-View. He was well known for his “Whiskey Cookies.”

In addition to his wife, Velda, he is survived by two sons, Clair (Elaine) Glantz, of Freeport, Fla., Paul (Genia) Glantz, of South Hill, Va.; two daughters, Sharon (John) Johnson, of Mill Hall, Rosemary Glantz, of Jersey Shore; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 12 stepgrandchildren; several step great-grandchildren, four stepchildren, Lana Studer, of Kansas, Jolette (George) Garnier, of Tobyhana, Lee Starkweather, of Missouri, Davy (Cindy) Starkweather, of Lock Haven; two sisters, Betty Hepfer, of Liverpool, Peg (James, “Duff”) Duffield, of Avis; family friend, Kay Starkweather, of Avis; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Glantz and one sister, Ruby Glantz.

There will be a public viewing 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore, where there will be a Masonic service held at 7:45 p.m. There will be an additional viewing 9-10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at the funeral home where the funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Pastor Karl Steele will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery, Avis.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Susque-View Home, 22 Cree Drive, Lock Haven, PA 17745 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

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