Quietly and peacefully Curtis L. Noll, 93, of 410 Main St., New Columbia, passed from his earthly home to his heavenly home with Jesus, on Oct. 15, 2017, surrounded by the arms of his loving wife of 71 years and his loving family of sons and grandchildren nearby.
He was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Kelly Township Union County the son of the late George "Lee" and Etha Ellen (Dersham) Noll. He was married to the former Mildred Elizabeth Engle.
Curtis graduated in 1942 from the Milton High School and was a veteran of World War II serving in the Navy. He was a graduate of Storekeeper School of Disbursing, and served in seven of the last, major and decisive Pacific battles. His last tour was on the USS Williamsburg, the presidential yacht of Harry Truman.
He retired as a correctional supervising lieutenant at the Lewisburg Penitentiary and Allenwood Prisons after 31 years of service.
He was a member of the Christ Wesleyan Church, Milton, and the Lewisburg American Legion.
Curtis was a devoted outdoorsman enjoying fishing, hunting, and trapping, and was a master fly fisherman.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Rodney B. Noll and his wife Barbara, of New Columbia, and Mark A. Noll and his companion, Dr Mary Stout, of Elysburg; five grandchildren, Naomi E. Noll, Nina M. Noll, Colby B. Noll, Sean Stout, and Ian Stout; and one sister, Jean C. Engle, of New Jersey.
He was preceded in death by one son, Terry L. Noll; and one sister, Janice E. Stewart.
A visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Davis Chapel of Christ Wesleyan Church, Milton, followed by the funeral at 1:30, with the Rev. Erik Ireland officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in the Highland Cemetery at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Donations in memory of Curtis may be made to either Christ Wesleyan Church, Milton, or to the New Columbia Civic Assn. of New Columbia.
Funeral arrangements are by the John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Lewisburg.
Published on October 18, 2017