Port Allegany - Loren W. Foltz, 75, of Keating Summit, passed away Monday (January 3, 2022) at UPMC-Hamot, Erie.
He was born August 26, 1946 in Youngstown, OH, the son of Howard Foltz and Frances Clark . On April 10, 1971, in the Marion Center Methodist Church, he married Diana Barriss, who survives.
Loren served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam.
Mr. Foltz was an electric lineman with L.U. 126 for 17 years before working for Penelec for an additional 17 1/2 years.
He was a member of the American Legion #258 of Port Allegany, American Legion; John Burg Post #976 of Crosby, and the VFW; Frank Burt Post #6391 of Port Allegany.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
One daughter: Lisa (Matt) Reed of Emporium
Three sons: Matthew (Sheri) Foltz of Emporium, Michael (Kelly) Foltz of Crosby and Mark (Megan) Foltz of Smethport
Grandchildren: Dylan Reed, Ravon Foltz, Sgt. Brock Foltz, Lillie Foltz and Weston Foltz
Great grandchildren: Harper, Olivia, Alison, Sophia and Nea Foltz
Two sisters: Cheryl Pierce of Salamanca, NY and Myriah Johnson of Virginia
One brother: Gerald Foltz of Indiana, PA
And many wonderful nieces and nephews
In addition to his grandparents and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Howard Foltz.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 7, from 2-6 PM at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 105 Main St., Port Allegany. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Jan. 8, at 11:00 am, from St. Marys Catholic Church, Sartwell, with the Rev. Thomas Brown, as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Sartwell, Eldred. Military Honors will be accorded by the Port Allegany Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Port Allegany Veterans Memorial Home. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.