Hollern, John F. “Ted”, 82, Indian Lake, passed away August 28, 2021 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born May 1, 1939 in Windber, son of the late James Sr. and Alma (Dobbins) Hollern. Preceded in death by daughter, Wendy (Hollern) Spencer; brothers, Donald, James and William Hollern. Survived by loving wife of 63 years, Bea (McCleester) Hollern, Indian Lake; sons, Craig married to Denelle, Johnstown; Scott married to Donna, Indian Lake; and Brett married to Christine, State College; grandchildren, Lyndsay, Samantha, Kate and Ben; son in law, Robert Spencer, Windber; also by numerous nieces and nephews. Ted was a member of the former Windber Rotary, longtime Board member and past Chairman for 8 years at Windber Hospital, Board member of U.S. Bank now Ameriserv, and Chair of the Windber Natural Gas CO-OP. An avid Golfer and two time hole in one recipient, he served the Board of Windber Country Club where he was a founding member, and member of North Winds Golf Club, Indian Lake. Board member of the Wendy (Hollern) Spencer Memorial Fund through the Community Foundation of the Alleghenies and Somerset County Board of View. He belonged to the Porsche Club of America, enjoyed boating, driving his Boxster, avid trout fisherman, fly tyer, and making hand made fishing rods. Later in life Ted would craft hand made Dog leads and collars, also bracelets for friends and family. Ted established Hollern Insurance Agency of Windber in 1968 where he served as President and Owner until 2019. He loved his family, friends and had love for his grand-dogs and dogs Bailey, Webster and Brewster. Family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday September 1st at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Windber. Funeral service will be held Noon Thursday September 2nd. at the funeral home, Entombment Richland Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Wendy Hollern Spencer Memorial Fund at the Community Foundation of the Alleghenies in their memory. www.meekfuneralhome.com.
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