Lamar F. Artz, 92, of Pine Grove, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at the Hershey Medical Center.
Born in Hegins, April 28, 1929, a son of the late Clarence and Irene Klouser Artz. He was a graduate of the former Tremont High School. Lamar served his country during the Korean War with the United States Army.
Lamar was a retired heavy equipment operator and had been a coal miner for many years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and could often be found looking for "treasures" with his metal detector.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, John Artz and a brother Leroy Dinger.
Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Dorothy E. Ney Artz; two sons, David Artz, Pine Grove and Russell Artz (Lori), Tower City; three grandchildren, Jessica, Sean and Lindsey Artz; five great grandchildren, Isabella, Sean David, Valerie, Zane and Maddox. Three brothers, Earl Dinger, Newtown, Richard Dinger, Donaldson and Jerry Dinger, Molleystown. One sister, Mary Ferrebee, Pine Grove, nieces and nephews.
Lamar will be laid to rest privately with Military Honors at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences to the family visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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