The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 6, 2013

Jack F. Vognetz, 84, Watsontown

The Daily Item

— WATSONTOWN — Jack F. Vognetz, 84, of Route 54, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2013, at his home.

He was born Oct. 16, 1928, in Allenwood, a son of the late Luther and Hattie (Johnson) Vognetz. He was married for 63 years to the former Margaret C. Fry who survives.

He was a 1947 graduate of Watsontown High School in 1947 and served in the Air Force during the Korean War.  

Jack retired from International Paper, Lewisburg and worked at Jasper Paper Products in Watsontown earlier in life.       

He was a member of the White Deer Valley Baptist Church. and enjoyed hunting and music. Earlier in life he enjoyed playing softball in the West branch League.

Jack enjoyed hunting and music and loved to play the piano, organ and sing in the church choir and senior citizen groups. He enjoyed most of all was gatherings with his friends, and his cat, Pixie.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Jean Tyson, in Kramm Healthcare Center, Milton, and Martha Taylor, of Watsontown.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, George, Allen and William Vognetz; and two sisters, June Hassinger and Charlotte Vognetz.

Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the White Deer Valley Baptist Church, 572 White Deer Valley Baptist Church Road, Allenwood, where the funeral will be held at 11, with his pastor, the Rev. Michael Deal officiating.

Burial with full military honors will follow in Delaware Run Cemetery, Watsontown.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown.  Visit