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James Fortenbaugh

James R. Fortenbaugh Jr.

Wednesday, December 29th, 1937 - Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Obituary

James R. Fortenbaugh, 83, of Middletown succumbed to Covid19 on Monday, February 1, 2021 at the Harrisburg Hospital.
He was born on December 29, 1937 in Londonderry Twp. and was the loving son of the late James R. and Katheryn (Deimler) Fortenbaugh.
James was a proud Veteran of the United States Army.
He was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed fly fishing, hunting, trap shooting and was an equestrian for the Pennsylvania Derby. He was an avid golfer and played semi-pro football for the Cumberland Colts.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his sister, Charlene L. Brinser.
James is survived by his half-brother, Michael Fortenbaugh of Altoona; nephews, John "Michael" Brinser, Alan R. Brinser; nieces, Karen L. Halliday, Lisa A. Beach.
There will be a graveside service on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Hillsdale Cemetery, 1639 Hillsdale Rd. Middletown, PA with Rev. Britt Strohecker officiating.
The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 E. Main St. Middletown, PA with the funeral arrangements.
Condolences can be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, February 11th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 11th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Hillsdale Cemetery
    Address
    Geyers Church Rd.
    MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Britt Strohecker
  • Interment

    Thursday, February 11th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 11th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Hillsdale Cemetery
    Address
    Londonderry Twp
    Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Fran Leonhard

Posted at 06:34pm
My deepest sympathy to Jimmy's family and friends. May he rest in peace.
 
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William J. McGlynn Posted at 12:38am

Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the good guy's. Jim was a good friend & person that one could ever have. My deepest sympathies to all family members Rest in peace dear friend "Trapper Jim". Bill McGlynn
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