Erman P. Getz, 96, of Kistler, passed away Aug. 9, 2019, at home.

Born Sept. 5, 1922, in Mapleton, he was the son of the late Arthur and Edna (Flasher) Getz.

Mr. Getz is survived by his children, Allen Getz and wife, Brenda, Huntingdon, Sharon Cox and husband, Terry, Allenport, Dennis Getz and Kathy Wright, both of Kistler, and Bobbi Goshorn, Newton Hamilton; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Getz; companion, Delores Rabenstein; five grandchildren; and three sisters and five brothers.

Mr. Getz was a member of the Beech Run Church of the Brethren.

He served as a Private in the United States Army during World War II. He participated in the Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Southern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe campaigns, where he received the Purple Heart Medal, five Bronze Stars and the Arrowhead Device.

He was a member of the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, and Mount Union American Legion Post 107.

Mr. Getz enjoyed fishing and bow hunting and was always there to lend a helping hand for anyone that needed it.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, with Pastor Joe Barrett officiating. Military honors will be provided by the VFW and American Legion Honor and Color Guard. Interment will be made in Bowmans Chapel Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of the Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.”

Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com and www.huntingdondailynews.com.

Erman P. Getz, 96, of Kistler, passed away Aug. 9, 2019, at home.

Born Sept. 5, 1922, in Mapleton, he was the son of the late Arthur and Edna (Flasher) Getz.

Mr. Getz is survived by his children, Allen Getz and wife, Brenda, Huntingdon, Sharon Cox and husband, Terry, Allenport, Dennis Getz and Kathy Wright, both of Kistler, and Bobbi Goshorn, Newton Hamilton; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Getz; companion, Delores Rabenstein; five grandchildren; and three sisters and five brothers.

Mr. Getz was a member of the Beech Run Church of the Brethren.

He served as a Private in the United States Army during World War II. He participated in the Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Southern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe campaigns, where he received the Purple Heart Medal, five Bronze Stars and the Arrowhead Device.

He was a member of the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, and Mount Union American Legion Post 107.

Mr. Getz enjoyed fishing and bow hunting and was always there to lend a helping hand for anyone that needed it.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, with Pastor Joe Barrett officiating. Military honors will be provided by the VFW and American Legion Honor and Color Guard. Interment will be made in Bowmans Chapel Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of the Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.”

Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com and www.huntingdondailynews.com.