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Samuel Hummert

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He was the son of the late M. Stewart and Florence Stare Hummert.


He was a graduate of the former Middletown High School Class of 1950; was a faithful member of Riverside Chapel and New Beginnings Church, Middletown; was a Navy veteran of the Korean War; a member of the Naval Reserve; he was a retired employee of the former Belco Telephone Co., Harrisburg, and a board member of the Belco Community Credit Union; and he loved working in his picturesque gardens and also enjoyed woodworking. His greatest love was the love of his family, especially his grandchildren.

 He was preceded in death by his wife Jane Eisenhart Hummert who departed this life on September 4, 2011, sister Alice Hummert,  and  brother Frank Hummert.

 He is survived by his daughter Sharee R. Hummert of Middletown; three sons Brian D. Hummert of Somerset, Alan C. Hummert of Middletown, and Kevin M., husband of Kelly L. Hummert of Middletown; two sisters Audrey Beistline and Rose M. Kreider, both of Middletown; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

 A Tribute to his life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, at New Beginnings Church, S. Union St., Middletown, with Pastor Britt Strohecker officiating.

 Viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 18, at the Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown and Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service at his church.

 Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Riverside Chapel, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057.

 Condolences may be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.