- March 2, 1921 - January 28, 2017
- Lancaster, Pennsylvania
of J. Roy's Passing
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J. Roy Hostetter, of Manheim Township passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Calvary Fellowship Homes after a brief illness. Born in Manor Twp., on March 2, 1921, he was the son of the late Maurice and Fanny Mayer Hostetter. He was the husband of Margaret "Peg" Bowman Hostetter with who he married on November 11, 2006. His first wife, Irene May preceded him in death. Roy retired from the USPS Lancaster plant where he worked in maintenance.
Roy was a member of Calvary Church and once enjoyed singing in the choir. Roy was a very kind and quiet man, and enjoyed reading.
In addition to his wife, Peg; Roy is survived by his step children, G. James Wilds of Charleston, SC, Glenn R. Wilds of Denver, PA, Carol L. Migliaccio of Secane, PA and Debra E. Galvin of Springfield, PA. Roy was preceded in death by his brothers, Maurice, Nelson, Wilbur, E. Melvin Hostetter and sisters, Jane Lausch, Elizabeth Fetter and Marian Greider.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Roy's funeral services on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 10AM from the Fellowship Hall at Calvary Homes, 502 Elizabeth Dr., Lancaster, PA 17601. Friends will be received from 9 to 10AM. Traditional Casket Burial will be private in the Grace Community Cemetery, Millersville, PA. Please omit flowers, memorial remembrances may be made in Roy's memory to the Benevolent Fund at Calvary Homes. For further information please call 717-393-1776 or visit www.thegundelchapel.com.