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Joseph "Buzzy" L. Herbstritt

May 28, 1937 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary


Joseph L. "Buzzy"  Herbstritt, 83, of 136 Madison Street, St. Marys, died on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Pinecrest Manor.
   
He was born on May 28, 1937, in St. Marys, a son of the late Merle and Marcella Leithner Herbstritt.
 On November 28, 1957 in the Queen of the World Church, he married Helen Greenthaner Herbstritt, who survives.  
Joseph was a lifelong resident of the area.  In 1999 he retired from Mersen after many years of service.  He was a member of the CMF and PFL Clubs.  
He enjoyed bowling, playing cards, and fixing lawnmowers in his garage. He also enjoyed playing guitar and sharing a "cold one"  with his family. 
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons; George Herbstritt and Edward Herbstritt and his wife Missy, all of St. Marys, three daughters; Deb Erich of Toby, Suzanne Penfield and her husband Scott and Betsy Schreiber and her husband Bob, all of St. Marys, by nine grandchildren; Jason (Jess), Amanda, Megan (Eric), Jacinda (Joel), Logan, Austin, Allen (Laura), Alex (Andrea) and Timothy and by six great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister; Helen (Kenneth) Salter of St. Marys.  
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Donald Herbstritt in 1970 and by one brother, John "Jack" Herbstritt. 
Funeral Services for Joseph L. Herbstritt will be held Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home with Rev. Ross Miceli officiating.
Interment will be in the St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 9:30 AM until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the Shriner's Hospitals. 

 

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Services

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Thursday
April 1, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, Inc.
151 North Michael Street
St. Marys, PA 15857

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, Inc.
151 North Michael Street
St. Marys, PA 15857

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