Harold M. Spigelmyer

April 17, 1932 ~ May 21, 2020 (age 88)

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Harold M. Spigelmyer, 88, of Lewistown, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born April 17, 1932, in Belltown, Decatur Township, he was a son of the late Paul J. and Minnie (Rager) Spigelmyer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: first wife, Shirley M. (Treaster) Spigelmyer, July 30, 2005; son, Dennis L. Spigelmyer, in 1996; brothers, Brice and Neil Spigelmyer; sister, Delores Noerr; and son-in-law, Raymond Reesman.

Harold is survived by: his wife, Doris (Long) Spigelmyer; daughters, Vale Fisher and husband, Tim, of Lewistown, and Sharon Roberts and husband, Don, of Lewistown; stepchildren, Douglas R. Wilburne and wife, Rebecca, of Hershey, Dale Wilburne and wife, Debbie, of Lewistown, and Dean Wilburne, of Florida; eight grandchildren, Jeremy Fisher, of Dauphin, Matt Fisher, of Lewistown, Nathan Reesman and wife, Brenda, of Texas, Jarad Reesman and wife, Jocelyn, of Shavertown, Tia Reesman, of Pittsburgh, Lindsey and Courtney Spigelmyer, both of Lewistown, and Bradon Spigelmyer and wife, Katrina, of Harrisburg; six stepgrandchildren, Douglas J. Wilburne, John D. Wilburne, Brianne Santarelli, Dane R. Wilburne, Drew R. Wilburne and James D. Wilburne; eight great-grandchildren, Dylan and Olivia Fisher, Rylei, Hayven and Aspen Reesman, Jesse and Emma Colyer, and Leo Kingston; nine stepgreat-grandchildren; a sister, Marian Heath, of Reedsville; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Harold was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean Conflict as a radioman aboard the U.S.S. Valcour.

He was a member of Milroy United Methodist Church.

Harold was employed by Standard Steel in Machine Shop I for 32 years until retiring in 1994.  He was a member of United Steelworkers Local 1940.

In his younger years, Harold liked to hunt and go to camp in Potter County, and especially enjoyed fishing in Canada.  He was active in his church, loved visiting and talking with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending their events.  Harold also enjoyed working in his wood shop and was well known for making cupboards and numerous other items for his family and friends.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family, with Rev. Jean Ward officiating.

Interment with military honors will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy, with taps played by Harold's stepson, Douglas Wilburne.

Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Harold's memory may be made to: Milroy UMC, PO Box 477, Milroy, PA 17063-0477. 

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Milroy United Methodist Church
PO Box 477, Milroy PA 17063-0477

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