TRANSFER, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Noah J. Geiwitz, 17, of Transfer, passed away in his residence on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

He was born in Greenville on February 13, 2005.

He is the son of Heidi (Geiwitz) Emerick and her husband, Lon, of Transfer and Marshall Jovenall and his wife, Amanda, of Greenville.

Noah attended Reynolds Schools from kindergarten. He was a junior at Reynolds High School and was recently inducted into National Honor Society. He was also a member of the varsity football, varsity baseball and varsity basketball teams where this year he won the Hustle and Heart award and co-defensive player award. From a young age, his number one love was playing baseball and being a successful pitcher, outfielder and he was a great teammate.


Since he was 14 years old, he worked at Pymatuning Deer Park in Jamestown, Pennsylvania. His passion was working with animals and he aspired to study zoology in college.

Noah enjoyed many activities and had many interests. Hunting and fishing with his family and friends were favorite pastimes. Noah was a skilled horseman and participated in team roping with his father. He was dedicated to lifting weights after school. Noah also liked to swim and do wilderness survival with his sister, Maggie. Noah rooted for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates. He also showed pigs in 4-H for several years. Noah had several pets which he loved dearly. Noah was an amazing kid. He was always smiling and ready to help. He loved spending time with his family, whether working together, traveling, playing board games and cards, or just hanging out. Noah gave his all in everything he did and he will be deeply missed. Heaven has truly gained an angel.

Surviving are his sister, Maggie Emerick of Transfer; grandparents, Bill Jovenall and his wife, Susie, of Transfer, George Geiwitz and his wife, Carol, of Greenville; Leslie Griffin and her husband, Bob, of Transfer, Harry Emerick and his wife, Laura, of Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania and Ed Dvorak and his wife, Sue, of Guttenberg, Iowa and Rita Brannaman; uncles, Andy Geiwitz and his wife, Toni and Bart Dvorak; aunts, Marissa Roscoe and her husband, Anthony, Holly Jovenall and her boyfriend, Cory Brown, Andrea Hilsman and her husband, Jason and Abby Backes and her husband, Steve. Noah is also survived by many other loving family members.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 24, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at John Flynn Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 2630 East State Street, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Funeral service will be Monday, April 25 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.

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A television tribute will air Friday, April 22 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.