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Obituary of Joseph R Sidehamer
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Joseph R. Sidehamer, 94 of Norvelt passed away Monday April 20, 2020 at his home. He was born February 18, 1926 in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late Frank and Tenney Pfleger Sidehamer. Prior to his retirement in 1989, Joe was a manufacturing engineer with Robertshaw Controls Inc, New Stanton and he was also a farmer. He was a member of The Norvelt Union Church. He was a veteran of WWII being a proud member of the 96th Infantry dead eye division. Joseph was also a lifelong member of the Hecla Club, Mt. Pleasant VFW, Mt. Pleasant American Legion and the Latrobe F&AM Joseph was a former pitcher for the Robertshaw Team of the limited arc softball league. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Jay Alan Sidehamer and siblings Anna Miller, Martha Davis, Eleanor Hulina, Josephine Sidehamer, Ed Sidehamer, Albert Sidehamer and Edith Huffman. Joseph is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margaret Sandacz Sidehamer, a daughter Karen Goodman and her husband Louis of Lakewood ranch Flordia also a son Keith Sidehamer and his wife Evelyn of Holidaysburg and three grandchildren, Tanner Alec and Sydney. A memorial service will be held at a later date with Pastor David L. Greer officiating. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Jay A Hoffer Funeral Home, Norvelt. The family would like to thank Excela Hospice and their doctors and nurses.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Jay A. Hoffer Funeral Home
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