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Ronald "Sam" Eugene Detwiler

1955 ~ 2020 (age 65)

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Ronald “Sam” Eugene Detwiler

January 31, 1955         October 9, 2020

     Ronald E. Detwiler, 65, of Martinsburg, passed away Friday morning, October 9, 2020 at the Cambria Care Center, Ebensburg.

     He was born in Roaring Spring, son of Catharine E. (Brantner) and the late Marion E. “Amos” Detwiler.

     Surviving are his mother; and a sister, Debra F. Dilling both of Martinsburg.

     He was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Ann Detwiler.

     Ronald was a member of Royer United Methodist Church, rural Williamsburg.  He loved going out to eat, watching Pittsburgh Steelers games, fishing and telling tales of working on the farm. Sam also enjoyed bowling, and for many years he competed in the Special Olympics, where he earned many first place medals. 

     Friends will be received from 10:30am until noon, Monday, October 12, 2020 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg, where a funeral service will follow at noon, Pastor Gordie Trimer officiating.  Private interment will be held at Shellytown-Fairview Cemetery, rural Williamsburg.

     Memorial contributions in memory of Sam can be given to Blair County Special Olympics, P.O. Box 648, Altoona, PA 16603.

     

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 12, 2020

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
John K. Bolger Funeral Home, Inc. Martinsburg
111 E. Allegheny St.
Martinsburg, PA 16662

Funeral Service
Monday
October 12, 2020

12:00 PM
John K. Bolger Funeral Home, Inc. Martinsburg
111 E. Allegheny St.
Martinsburg, PA 16662

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