John T. Holtz

Apr 23, 2014

April 28, 1944 - Oct. 11, 2007

John T. Holtz Jr., 63, of Norwalk, died Thursday at Briarfield of Milan after an extended illness.

He was born April 28, 1944 in Mt. Savage, Ma., and moved with his family to Pittsburgh, then to Norwalk in the mid 1950s. He enjoyed spending time with friends and his family.

He is survived by his brothers, Max Holtz, Dan (Kathy) Holtz and Mark Holtz, all of Norwalk; sisters, Marlene (Doug) Duffield, of Monroeville, Nena (Fred) Smith, of Norwalk, and Deborah (Thomas) Ranney, of Altaloma, Calif.; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John T. and Jean A. (Brennan) Holtz.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, Ma. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Ty Hullinger as celebrant. Burial will follow at Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Mount Savage, Ma.

Local arrangements were handled by the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk.