Marlin G. Hunter, Sr., 89, of Tower City, passed away March 16, 2022 peacefully surrounded by his family.
He was born in Tower City, June 22, 1932, a son of the late George E. Hunter and Emma Bendigo Hunter Steily. Marlin was a 1950 graduate of the former Porter High School.
He was a retired supervisor from the Navy Depot, Mechanicsburg. He continued to work after he retired from the Navy Depot. He worked for Meadowbrook Coal Company for many years as a weigh master and as a Walmart Greeter before finally retiring at the age of 78 in 2010.
He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Tower City. He enjoyed putting models together and reading. He also liked to fly gas powered model airplanes in his younger days.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Judy Weidner 1975, twin granddaughters, Denise Lee and Diane Marie Weidner, 1970, granddaughter Hope Schaeffer, 1975, sisters; Janet Hunter, 1941 and Mae Thomas, 1996. A daughter-in-law, Alice Hunter, 2009 and a son-in-law, Terry Danner, 2016.
Surviving are his brothers and sisters; George (Dana) Hunter, Halifax, Edward (Patricia) Hunter, Tower City, William (Rosie) Hunter, Tower City, Ray (Donna) Hunter, Elizabethville, Janice Griffith, Florida and Donna Adams, Tower City.
Marlin is also survived by his children; Jean Danner, Enola; Marlin G. Hunter, Jr., (Meri), Tower City Denise Starnosky (Mike), Tower City and Diane Ciesnolevicz, Mt. Union. He was a proud grandfather to 11 grandchildren and a great grandfather to 23 great grandchildren. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Private services will he held at the convenience of the family from the Chapel of Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City with Pastor Annette Shutt officiating the service. He will be laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Salvation Army, 400 Sanderson Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.
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