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Glenn R. Pentz Sr.

September 3, 1937 October 1, 2014
Glenn R. Pentz Sr.
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Glenn R. Pentz Sr.
 
Hepburnia: Glenn R. Pentz Sr. 77, of (Haytown) Hepburnia went to be with the Lord, Wednesday October 1, 2014 at his residence after a brief illness.
 
Born September 3, 1937 in Hepburnia he was the son of C. Allen and Elizabeth J. (Poorman) Pentz.  He retired from Penelec after 30 years of service.  He was a lifelong member of the Grampian Church of God where he served of the Board of Trustees, Pulpit Committee and was a free dinner server.  He served on the Curwensville Area School Board for 25 years.
 
Glenn was an avid sports fan, he was a founding member of the Curwensville Pony League, coached for many years in Curwensville Little League, Hepburnia Twins Baseball team, Curwensville High School Baseball, manager of the Curwensville Legion Baseball team, and played on numerous baseball teams until the age of 55.  He was instrumental in building Thorp Twins Memorial Baseball Field. He was an avid Pittsburgh, Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Penn State, Curwensville Golden Tide sports fan. He was also an avid deer and turkey hunter, and golfer.
 
On November 29, 1958 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Clearfield he wed Barbara (Miller) Pentz who survives of Hepburnia along with 4 children Glenn R. Pentz Jr. and his wife Cindy of Dubois, Debra Yarger and her husband Chris of Sanborn, Shane Pentz and his wife Laura of Curwensville, and Brad Pentz and his wife Jessica of Paynesville, MN. 9 grandchildren Christopher Yarger and his wife Courtney of Houtzdale, Matthew Pentz of Seattle WA, Andrew Starr and his wife Gentri of Clearfield, Shannon Yarger of Sanborn,  Taylor Pentz of Greenville, NC, Anthony Starr, Alec Starr both of Curwensville, Avery Pentz  and Kyler Pentz both of Paynesville, MN. 2 great-grandchildren Cooper Yarger and Colton Yarger both of Houtzdale. 6 brothers and sister Alice Desgalier of Leesburg, FL, Rozella Lever and her husband Jim of Newburg, OR., John Pentz and his wife Liz of Ringgold, GA,  Ronald “Red” Pentz and his wife Claire of Hepburnia, Gladys Pinson of Leesburg, FL, and Jim Pentz and his wife Erlinda of Ferndale, WA. And numerous nieces and nephews.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Rachel Hepburn, Dorothy Witherite, Sylvia Yoder, Evelyn Guiher, and Velma Luna.
 
Funeral services for Mr. Pentz will be held at the Grampian Church of God on Saturday October 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Leslie Bloom officiating.  Interment will follow in the Friends Cemetery in Grampian.
 
Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc of Curwensville on Friday October 3, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM and on Saturday at the Grampian Church of God from 1 PM till the time of services at 2 PM.
 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Grampian Church of God, RR 219 Box 173, Grampian, PA 16838, Penn Highlands DuBois Home Health Hospice, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois PA 15801, or Curwensville Area High School Baseball Boosters, 650 Beech Street, Curwensville, PA 16833.

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