Alvin R. Stoltzfus, 39, of 3235 Narrows Road, Loganton passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus at 12:20 AM on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, as a result of injuries sustained while working on his feed truck on Friday, August 1, 2014.
He was born on September 14, 1974 in Intercourse, Lancaster, County, a son the late Elam E Stoltzfus who passed away on August 19, 2011 and Priscilla S. (Riehl) Stoltzfus of Mill Hall. On November 23, 2000, at the Millmont God’s Missionary Church he married the former Emily Mae Bingaman, who survives. Together, they shared 13 years of loving memories.
Alvin owned and operated Stoltzfus Mobile Grinding, Loganton, for the past 8 years as well as Stoltzfus Hauling. Previous employment included, Albright's Feed Mill, Mill Hall, Dotterer Farms, Mill Hall, Ritz-Craft of Mifflinburg.
He and his family attended Lakeside Mennonite Church, Howard. He and his wife were also involved in prison ministry that fostered children of incarcerated adults and served in the Northumberland County Foster Care program from 2001 to 2005.
Alvin will be remembered as a hardworking, kind, and loving son, husband, and father. He was always looking for ways to help people.
Surviving in addition to his loving wife and mother are four children; Kevin, Jasmine, Faith, and Melissa all at home, three brothers and two sisters-in-law, John D. and Anna Stoltzfus of Lamar, Ephraim and Stephanie Stoltzfus of Howard, Elam E. Stoltzfus of Mill Hall, three sisters and one brother-in-law, Sadie and Mark Esh of Howard, Maryann Stoltzfus of Mill Hall, Susie Stoltzfus of Mill Hall, father and mother in-law, Rodney and Edith Bingaman of Mifflinburg, three brothers and sisters-in-law, Sherry and Dave Shoemaker of Mifflinburg, Barry and Vanessa Bingaman of Mifflinburg, Ronda and Leland Steen of Lewisburg. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a stillborn brother.
Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 6 to 8 PM on Saturday and from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM on Sunday at the Beavertown God's Missionary Church, 1653 Creek Road, Middleburg, where the funeral will be held at 3:30, with Brother Randy Neville of Blue Knob God’s Missionary Church and Brother Brent Lenhart, officiating.
Interment will be in the Beavertown God's Missionary Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Alvin`s memory may be sent to the Alvin Stoltzfus Family Fund that has been established at First National Bank, P.O. Box 35, Loganton Pa 17747. Deposits can be mailed or dropped off at any local branch location.