William L. Breitenbach, Jr., Transfer, PA

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October 16, 2020

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TRANSFER, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – William L. Breitenbach, Jr., age 76, of Hamburg Rd., Delaware Township, Transfer, passed away Friday afternoon, October 16, 2020 in St. Paul’s Senior Living Community.

He was born in Greenville on July 30, 1944 a son of William L. and Anna (Pinkle) Breitenbach.

He was a 1962 graduate of St. Michael School and while attending school he worked at the former Sanitary Market.

In February of 1964, Bill enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he was stationed in Paris Island, South Carolina, where he would serve as a drill instructor in Camp Lejeune, Danang Vietnam, Okinawa and Pearl Harbor Hawaii. While in Hawaii, he worked for the Hawaiian Protective Association. He was also stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Wikune, Japan and retired from active duty in June of 1980.

Bill was employed in the maintenance department of UPMC Horizon Greenville for 25 years.

On May 7, 1983, Bill married the former Patricia McCright, she survives.

Also surviving are three sisters, Marie Duell and her husband, Mike, of Greenville, Eleanor Barrows and her husband, Tom, of Hadley and Mary Catherine Mallory and her husband, Eric, of Salem, Ohio, two nieces and three nephews.

He was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville.

He was also a member of Reynolds VFW Post # 7599, American Legion Post # 945, and Transfer Sportsman Club.

His hobbies included hunting, fishing, archery, target shooting, trips to the casino and traveling to Belgium, France, England, Holland and Luxenberg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, the former Minnie Paik.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. , 366-368 S. Main Street, Greenville, Pennsylvania. A funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Christopher Barnes, Pastor of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, officiating.

All in attendance for services are asked to wear a mask.

Reynolds VFW Honor Guard Post #7599 will render military honors at the conclusion of the service. 

Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High Street, Greenville, PA 16125.

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