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Milton R. Moyer

August 22, 1943 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 74)
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Milton R. Moyer, 74, of Milroy, passed away at 6:24 am., Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born August 22, 1943, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Milton G. Moyer and Maxine (Packard) Moyer, who survives.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Moyer.    

In addition to his mother, he is survived by: his wife; Patricia M. (Slemons) Moyer, whom he married on July 10, 1975; children; Scott Moyer, Dee Lerch and husband, Fred, and Karri Stahl, all of Lewistown, Robert (Bob) Moyer, of Milroy, Shannon Lash, of Fla.; his sister, Maxine Freed and husband, Randy, of Salunga; grandchildren; Austin, Hunter and Sierra Moyer, Nathan and Eric Lerch, Shawna and Carl Sheaffer, Taylor Norris and Makenna Stahl; and great-grandchildren, Jaden Rehrer, J.D. and Triden Downer, and Haylie and Levi Lerch.

Milton was a graduate of Kishacoquillas High School, Class of 1961.

He served in the U.S. Navy, during the Cuban Crisis, from 1961-1965.

Milton worked as a foreman, then was a supervisor in the Melt Shop, retiring from Standard Steel; and later, worked as a consultant for Resco Brick Co.

He loved his family; especially spending time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his dogs, Jersey and Sadie.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, riding his Harley motorcycle, and was an avid wood worker and liked building furniture. 

A receiving of friends and family will be held from 6-8 pm.,  Friday, Dec. 15 at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St, Lewistown.

A memorial service, with VFW Post 7011 military honors, will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Navy Captain Chaplain, William McEllroy, officiating.

Memorials in Milton’s name may be made to: American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Rd, Wormleysburg, PA 17043 or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria VA, 22311.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg PA 17043

American Diabetes Association
PO Box 11454, Alexandria VA 22311

 Service Information

Receiving of Friends
December 15, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc.
75 Logan St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Memorial Service
December 15, 2017

8:00 PM
Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc.
75 Logan St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

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