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Joe Blantz

Joe H. Blantz

Wednesday, September 23rd, 1953 - Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Obituary

Joe H. Blantz, 66, of Ephrata, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

He was born in Ephrata to the late Henry E. and Bernetha (Meckley) Blantz and was the husband of Claudine (Bolduc) Blantz.

Joe owned his own business collecting scrap metal and recycling. He was a graduate of Cocalico High School Class of 1971. He enjoyed professional wrestling (WWF) and baseball and especially enjoyed caring for his four cats. Joe was a former member of the Ephrata Pioneer Volunteer Fire Co., Ephrata Rescue and Medic Unit.

In addition to his wife, Joe is survived by three daughters, Jennifer, wife of Scott Hackman of Ephrata, Jessica Lynn, wife of Ryan Hackman of Lebanon, Lisa Marie Blantz of Ephrata and a granddaughter, Caroline R. Rivers.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, December 26, 2019, from 10 to 11 AM at the Stradling Funeral Home, 30 North Ninth Street, Akron, followed funeral services at 11:00 AM. Interment will take place in the Fairview Cemetery Annex.

If desired, memorial contributions in Joe's memory may be made to Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, 135 S. State Street, Ephrata, PA 17522 or to Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital, P.O. Box 1002, Ephrata, PA 17522.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Stradling Funeral Homes, Akron
    Address
    30 N 9th St
    AKRON, PA 17501
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Stradling Funeral Homes, Akron
    Address
    30 N 9th St
    AKRON, PA 17501
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery Annex
    Address
    Steinmetz Road
    Denver, PA
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