Elmer E. Bolinger

Elmer E. Bolinger, 82, of 18168 Hares Valley Road, Mapleton Depot, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

He is survived by a daughter, Julia A. Reel and husband, Frank, of Hares Valley Road.

Elmer retired from PennDOT as a foreman and also had worked there as an equipment instructor. He had been president of the Huntingdon County Labor Council, was a member and also the local representative for AFL-CIO District Council 83, and was president of Local 2128.

Elmer enjoyed politics and was an ardent supporter of the Democratic party, serving as a Pennsylvania Democratic State Committeeman and a past chairman and executive committee member of the Huntingdon County Democratic Party.

Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today, March 7, 2014, and 9 until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Grundon and Pastor Jeffrey Knepper officiating. Interment will be in Cornelius Chapel Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Cornelius Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Eva McCall, 17980 Hares Valley Road, Mapleton Depot, PA 17052.