Thomas W. Stoltz Sr.

June 9, 1937 – May 12, 2019

Thomas W. Stoltz, Sr., 81, Altoona, passed away Sunday evening at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Raymond and Julie (Sidler) Stoltz. In June 1957, he married Josephine T. Good in Altoona.

Surviving are his wife, Josephine T.; two daughters: Therese A. (Mike) Dmytryshak and Marcella L. (Jesse) Goldberg; a son, Mike (Paula); nine grandchildren: Megan, Brian, Maureen, Raymond, Maggie, Matthew, Rachael, Sara and Lauren; a great-grandchild, Liam Thomas; two sisters: Julie Aungst and Mary Rita Stoltz; and three brothers: Clem, David and Joe.

He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas W. Jr.; and two brothers: Raymond and Andrew.

Thomas was a graduate of Altoona High School and of Altoona Vocational School.

He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 354.

Thomas enjoyed his grandchildren and watching them to search for the “money tree.” He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 12th Avenue and 20th Street, Altoona, Father Alfred Patterson, O.S.B., celebrant. A private committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations may be sent to American Heart Fund, 444 Liberty Ave., Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or John Kennedy No. 045 Trout Unlimited, P.O. Box 118, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

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