Joseph M. Huntzinger, of Mountain Top, passed away at home, on Monday, October 17, 2022 and was met by his fur babies at the rainbow bridge.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph and Madyline Gross Huntzinger and was a graduate of GAR High School, Class of 1951. Joe served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was employed as a painter for H.A. Smith. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting and spending time with family and his animals. He was a member of the Mountain Top American Legion, Post 781 and Emanuel United Church of Christ.
Joe was preceded in death by his first wife, Carmella Lazano; son, Mark Huntzinger; daughter, Lynn Ann Hildebrand, who is loved very much and sister, Joan.
He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Lois Ann Cooper-Huntzinger; children, Joseph (Janice) Huntzinger, Michael (Donna) Huntzinger, Robert (Sheila) Huntzinger, Donna (Kurt) Young, Eugene (Darlene) Hildebrand; many grandchildren including two special grandchildren whom he raised, Krystle-Lynn (Tim) and Mark; Michael (Jen), Jeffrey (Val), Teresa (Mike), Bethanne (Will), Chris (Grace), Carla (Shane), Kali, Shane (Christy), Miranda (John); numerous great grandchildren, brother, George Huntzinger, nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, October 21, 2022, at 12:00 noon in the Emanuel United Church of Christ Church, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top with Pastor Louis Aita officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation from 11:00 am until noon at the church.
Arrangements under the direction of the Desideiro-Lehman Funeral and Cremation, 436 S. Mountain Blvd. Mountain Top.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions, in Joe's name, would be greatly appreciated to go to the Emanuel United Church of Christ Church, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top; Hazleton Animal Shelter, or the Luz. Co. SPCA.
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