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Leonard O. "Goldie" Goldhart

Leonard O. “Goldie” Goldhart, 92, of Albion, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 26, 2019.  He was born in Greenville, PA on March 16, 1926, the son of the late Raymond O. and Florence M. Goldhart.  Leonard enlisted in the Navy and served during World War II.  He was stationed at Kodiak, Alaska.  In 1949 he married Phyllis M. Fobes.  They were married for 69 years.  Leonard retired from Rodger Brothers.  He enjoyed bowling, bridge club, and working with his horses on the farm.  He was preceded in death by his son, L. Wayne Goldhart, a brother, Robert Goldhart, and his sisters Florence Allen and Dorothy McCauley.  He is survived by his wife, Phyllis, and his children, Pamela Lasher and her husband, John, from Albion, PA, Susan Smith and her husband, Sam, from Juneau, AK, and Cara Hetzer and her husband, Don, from Batavia, OH, and a daughter-in-law, Barb Goldhart of Winter Haven, FL.  He has eight grandchildren, Sean Lasher (Laurel-lin), Sara Kilburn (Korey), Rachael Hetzer, Jennifer Hetzer, Joe Hetzer, Jake Hetzer, Jessica Sevening, and Kelsey Goldhart.  He has three great grandchildren, Ian Sevening, Piper Buskirk, and Damien Javens.  He is also survived by sisters, Betty Jane Middleton and Martha Hawk and many nieces and nephews.  The family wishes to thank Lakeland Hospice:  Leslie, Sarah, John, and Janelle for their comfort and care.  Visitation will be held in Boyd Hall at Grace United Methodist Church in Albion on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10am until the time of the funeral service there at 12pm with Pastor Duk Hee Han officiating.  Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 49 Franklin Street, Albion, PA  16401.  The Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, is handling the funeral arrangements.  To light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit 

Left by  “Joy Kempf” on 02/03/2019
I am so sorry for your loss. He was "one of the good guys". My sympathy and prayers for the family.
Left by  “Barbara Hershelman (Erdman)” on 02/01/2019
So sorry for your loss, may you find comfort in the memories you will share with each other.
Left by  “Michele Beery Lavely” on 01/30/2019
So sorry for loss. You’re all in my thoughts.
Left by  “Ed & Kim Bernosky ” on 01/29/2019
We are saddened to read this news. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Left by  “ Lisa Daugherty ” on 01/29/2019
Dear Phyllis, Pam, Susan, Cara, and all of your families,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband and father. Please accept our most sincere sympathies, and know our thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. May the Lord give you His comfort and His peace.
Love, Fred & Doris Lasher and Family
Left by  “Melissa Osterberg” on 01/29/2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of grief and my sympathy and love are with the family. Sara I am so very sorry sending hugs <3 <3 <3
Left by  “Roger and Kristine Copeland ” on 01/29/2019
Our deepest sympathies and prayers. He was a wonderful man.
Left by  “Art and Mary Risley” on 01/29/2019
We are very sorry for your loss and we are praying for your family.
Left by  “Judy & Charlie Hovanec” on 01/29/2019
Sorry for your loss
Left by  “Walt & Deb Weir” on 01/29/2019
Thoughts and Prayers to all.
Left by  “Ray & Sarah McCauley” on 01/29/2019
Thinking of all of you and remembering some really good times.
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