Delroy E. Latsha, 79, of Dornsife, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at his home.
He was born Oct. 2, 1936, in Greenbrier, a son of the late Vena (Snyder) and Earl Latsha. On July 12, 1958, he married the former Evelyn Rebuck and his passing breaks a marital union of 58 years.
Delroy was a 1954 graduate of Mahanoy Joint High School and served with the Air Force as an Airman 2nd Class. He served in Alaska before it was annexed as a state.
He retired from PPL as a serviceman and also farmed.
He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Red Cross, and served on the council for a number of years, a member of the I.O.O.F Mahanoy Lodge 551, the American Legion Post 504, and the Herndon Senior Center.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Angela and the Rev. Dr. Kerry Maurer, of Bloomsburg; one son, Troy Latsha, of Herndon; two granddaughters, Emily Higgins and Adrienne Maurer; two great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Carter Higgins; and one sister, Carol Jean Kaufman.
A visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Red Cross, followed by the funeral at 11, with his son-in-law, the Rev. Dr. Kerry Maurer officiating. The Oddfellow Lodge will conduct their service at 10:50 a.m.
Interment will follow in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Red Cross.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Delroy's memory may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, c/o Celeste Ferster, Treasurer, 391 Covered Bridge Road, Dornsife, PA 17823, or Mostly Mutts, c/o Cheryl Ziegenfuss, Treasurer, 284 Little Mountain Road, Sunbury, PA 17801.
The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown has charge of the arrangements.
To sign the online guest book, please visit www.srrfh.com.
Published on August 31, 2016