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William Lynn Solinger
William Lynn Solinger, age 93, of Ford City, PA, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
Lynn was born on Dec. 9, 1926, in Elderton, PA, to Donald Lynn and Martha Leila (Linsenbigler) Solinger.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was stationed on the ship LCS 111 in the South Pacific during the battle of Okinawa. Lynn and his wife, Louise enjoyed attending Navy Ship reunions over the years.
Lynn married Thelma Louise Rearick on June 1, 1953 and they enjoyed 57 years of marriage until her passing.
Lynn started working for Eljer in 1954 where he held several positions, retiring from the maintenance department after 37 years. He was a member of Church of God, A Worldwide Association and enjoyed studying his Bible. He was a very generous man and will be lovingly remembered as always being content with what he had.
He will be deeply missed by his son, William C. Solinger and his wife Nancy of Shelocta; two daughters, Nancy L. Beil and her husband, George of Indiana and Ruth I. Frech and her husband, Jay of Waynesboro; grandchildren, Lydia Frech, Jonathan Frech, Nina Peters and husband, Ben and Eric Leathem and wife, Leah; great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Emily Peters and Lana, Norah and Rayna Leathem; and a brother, Robert E. Solinger of Elderton.
Lynn was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Thelma Louise (Rearick) Solinger, who passed away on Nov. 17, 2010; and a sister, Anna Mary Morgan.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 S. Main Street, Elderton, PA.
Additional visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at the funeral home from 10 AM until the time of funeral service at 11 AM with the Pastor Donald Henson officiating.
Interment will be in South Bend Cemetery, Armstrong County, PA.
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