Harry J. Dunheimer, 92, of Pottsville, PA, passed away Sunday, October 27th, at Orwigsburg Center, Orwigsburg.
Born in St. Clair, PA on August 26, 1927, he was a son of the late Harry A. & Beatrice (Kelly) Dunheimer.
He was the widower of Tillie (Trynosky) Dunheimer.
Harry was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School, Class of 1945.
He served in the U.S. Navy in WW II in the South Pacific.
Harry was formerly employed as sales manager for Ost & Ost, salesman for Schumack Auto, as well as Gary's Auto Body.He also enjoyed playing Santa Claus at the Schuylkill Mall for 69 years.
Harry was a life member of Pottsville Kiwanis Club, and past governor of the Kiwanis.He was a life member of Humane Hose Co., and the Pottsville boys biddy basketball league.Harry was an umpire and coach for Rotary Little League, and was a member of the Keystone String Band.He was a member of Northeast Variety Band, and was a member of the board of the Pottsville Winter Carnival for 15 years.
In addition to his parents and wife, he is also preceded in death by his daughter, Janice M. Dunheimer, and his brother, Robert Dunheimer.
Harry is survived by his daughter, Joyce, wife ofCharles Hopkins, of Bluffton, SC, grandchildren: Brett Hopkins, husband of Holly, of Connecticut, and Kara Emes, wife of Brian, New Jersey, great-grandchildren: Merritt, & William Hopkins, and Griffin, & Patrick Emes, as well as his companion, Diane McCready, Pottsville.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven, at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 1st, with Rev. Chris Rothharpt officiating.
A viewing will be held Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Interment will follow at Queen of the Universe Cemetery, Pottsville.
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