Hilda A. Stutzman


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Hilda Alverta Stutzman, 93, of 1135 W. Maple Street, Valley View, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at her residence.

She was born on Saturday, Nov. 27, 1920, in Dornsife, a daughter of the late Clarence and Alverta Snyder Knorr.

She was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View.

Hilda's life revolved around her family; she was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed preparing and spending Sunday dinners with her family.

Her husband, Lloyd M. Stutzman died in 1998. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Marlin Knorr, Leroy Knorr, Elwood Knorr, and Robert Knorr; and by four sisters, Peggy Schneck, Betty Depres, Violet Knorr, and Pearl Bruso.

She is survived by two sons, Lamar L. Stutzman and his wife Elizabeth of Lebanon and Gary L. Stutzman and his wife Ahe of Spring, TX; two daughters, Barbara A. Wetzel and her husband Roger of Valley View and Debra K. Stiely and her husband John of Elizabethville; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Myrtle Herring and Dolly Klouser both of Hegins; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, with Rev. Duane Bardo officiating. Burial was in Friedens Cemetery, Hegins.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church People Fund, P.O. Box 221, Valley View, PA 17983.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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