The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 3, 2012

Frederick F. Hontz, 83, Sunbury

The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Frederick F. Hontz, 83, of Sunbury, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at ManorCare Health.  

He was born Aug. 17, 1929, in Shickshinny, a son of the late Freas W. and Josephine E. (Peters) Hontz.

Fred served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War.

He was employed as a welder for ACF Industries, Inc. until he retired.  

Fred loved the outdoors, going hunting, and going to the cabin.  

He is survived by one son; four sisters, Naomi F. Hockenbrough, Arlene A. Knepp, Lois L. Wood, and Inez B. Campbell; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by seven brothers, Donald, Roy, Russell, Homer, Freas, Paul, and Carl.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of his family.  

Arrangements are by the David T. Zweier Funeral Home, Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury. Visit us at