Marlin E. “Huntz” Neumeister Sr., 81, of Market Street, Ashland, passed away Wednesday, December 18th, at his residence. Born in Barry Township, June 8, 1938, he was the son of the late Irvin and Martha Schucker Neumeister. He attended the former Hegins Township High School, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Army National Guard prior to the Vietnam conflict. Huntz was a lifelong coal miner, working with his father in area mines, and later with the Jeddo Highland Coal Company, Hazelton, and retiring from the Blaschak Coal Company, Mahanoy City in 2007.
Preceding him in death were twin children, Peter and Paul, brothers; Bruce, Ken, and Frank, also sisters Arlene Klinger and Barbara Buhl, and a great grandson, Colton Yeager.
Wife: Mary Lou Neumeister
Daughter: Diane wife of Richard Yeager, Fountain Springs
Brother: Walter Neumeister, Lavelle
Son: Marlin Neumeister Jr. and his wife Gayle, Coal Township
Sister: Gloria wife of Bradley Ludwig, Niceville, Florida
Sister: Carol Gahres, Weishample
Sister in Law: Janice Neumeister, Weishample
Sister in Law: Patricia Neumeister, Forestville
Grandchildren: Richard J. Yeager, Brandon Neumeister and his wife Ashley, and Justin Neumeister
Great Grandchildren: Connor Yeager, Ayden Neumeister, and Hunter Neumeister
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service, Monday, at 6 PM, in the Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, 1323 Centre St., Ashland. Officiating will be Rev. David G. Herberling, pastor of the First United Methodist Presbyterian Church, Ashland. A viewing will be held 4 PM until time of service. Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.
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