John H. 'Jack' Fetterhoff Sr.


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John H. "Jack" Fetterhoff Sr., 90, of Fulton County Long Term Care Unit and formerly of Harrisonville, died September 19 at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

Born in Tower City, Oct. 10, 1921, he was a son of the late William and Ida Young Fetterhoff.

He was the widower of Alma Bain Fetterhoff who preceded him in death on July 24, 2007.

He worked as a supervisor at Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, for 30 years before retiring in 1976.

He served in the Army during World War II from August 1940 until July 1945. Jack landed in France on D Day and served 35 months in Europe.

He was a member of the VFW, Mercersburg, and a member of the American Legion Post 561, McConnellsburg.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Bessie May Lowery Fetterhoff; a son, John H. Fetterhoff Jr.; three brothers, Harry, Charles and Billie Fetterhoff; and a sister, Grace Umbenhauer.

He is survived by his sister, Ruth Ochs, Tower City; a grandson, Anthony Fetterhoff, McConnellsburg; and four nieces, Patricia Young, Lucille Daub, Donna Erdman and Zella Leese.

Funeral services were held September 24 at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. Interment was in Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

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