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Edward Regis Holtz

November 19, 1939 ~ December 8, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Edward Holtz Obituary

                Edward Regis Holtz, 84, of Hastings, passed away Friday, December 8, 2023, at home surrounded by family. He was born November 19, 1939, a son to the late Celestine and Evelyn (Hollen) Holtz.

               He was preceded in death by siblings, Ann Stoltz, Theresa McMullen, Josephine Gray, Cecelia Gerameno, Margaret Kilberek, Mathilda Link, Grace Stiller, Clement, Joseph, Adrian, John Holtz and Regina Kasper.

                Survived by his loving wife, Shirley (McCreery) Lloyd whom he married on October 13, 2002; a stepson, Ronald (Tara) Lloyd; two grandsons, Ryan (Brittany) Lloyd and Aaron Lloyd, and a sister, Maurita Bergman of Ohio.

               Ed was a 1957 graduate of St. Vincent College. He worked on the family farm and in the family coal mine called “The Country Bank.” He served in the U. S. Coast Guard from 1962 to 1966. He was known for working with concrete and as a woodworker making detailed carvings, his log cabin home, his boat, spoons, and other projects. Ed was baptized in 1986 as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and was a member of the St. Benedict congregation.

               He loved demonstrating woodworking at craft shows and traveling in his truck camper with Shirley. He especially loved Alaska.

               A memorial service will take place Saturday, December 23, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 141 Post Office Rd, St Benedict, PA 15773. Arrangements have been entrusted to Barrett Funeral Home, Northern Cambria.

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Memorial Service
December 23, 2023

2:00 PM
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
141 Post Office Rd.
St. Benedict, PA 15773


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