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Joseph Anthony Stoltz

October 16, 1944 ~ March 28, 2022 (age 77)
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            Joseph Anthony Stoltz, 77 of Altoona died Monday evening March 28, 2022, at his residence.

            He was born October 16, 1944, in Altoona a son of the late Raymond and Julie (Sidler) Stoltz. He married Loretta L. Ickes on September 2, 1965, in Altoona.

            Surviving are his wife, Loretta; a daughter, Mary C. Anslinger (R. Christopher) of Tyrone; two sisters, Julie Aungst of Altoona and Mary Rita Stoltz of Ebensburg, and two brothers, Clem Stoltz of New York and David Stoltz of New Hampshire; and numerous extended family members.

            Joseph was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond Stoltz, Jr., Thomas W. Stoltz, Sr., and Andrew Stoltz.

            Mr. Stoltz was a US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam Conflict, following this service he joined the Army National Guard.

            He had been formerly employed by the Altoona Brickyard near Coburn and then retired as a Security Officer for various retail locations.

            He enjoyed hunting, fishing, old war movies and old westerns. He was a fan of many sports and most especially a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

            Joseph was a member of the Unter Uns Society and the Bavarian Aid Society.

            Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday April 1, 2022, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where military honors will be accorded following the visitation.

            Entombment will be made at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (, National Processing Center, P.O. Box 758542, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8542. 

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April 1, 2022

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