Russell Pecht

Russell W. Pecht Jr.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 1924 - Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Russell William Pecht, Jr., 96, of Lewistown, passed away at 7:37 a.m. on Monday March 2, 2020 at William Penn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born January 23, 1924 in Milroy, he was the son of the late Russell W. Pecht, Sr., and Mary E. (Henry) Pecht. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marian L. (Reeder) Pecht on April 4, 2006 and siblings: M. June Karchner, Patty Lou Close, Betty Jane Wagner, and Dennis K. Pecht.
He is survived by daughter, Sharon E. Bradley of Lewistown, grandchildren Kristofer Bradley and Erin Steele and great-grandchildren, Addi and Adesa Bradley.
Russell was enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in World War II during the European Theater.
He was Lutheran by faith.
Russell was first employed at FMC in Lewistown, then upon moving to Levittown in 1952 he worked at U.S. Steel and later owned and operated Dave’s Bottle Shop in Lewistown from 1968-1986.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 287 in Milroy for 75 years, and City Hook and Ladder.
Russell was an avid fan of Penn State football and the Philadelphia Philles.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the care of The Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown.
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Nancy Butterworth

Posted at 09:12pm
Sharon & Family,
Sorry to hear of Uncle Bill's passing you are in our thoughts prayers at this time of sorrow.
love Nancy & Randy & Kelley& Melissa

Woody and Susan Johnson

Posted at 11:11am
We are thinking of you and your family, Sharon. Take care.
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