Jonathan "Brownie" Stoltzfus
Jonathan Z. “Brownie” Stoltzfus, 90, of Ephrata, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Fairmount Homes.
Born in Morgantown, he was a son of the late Aaron M. and Elizabeth (Beiler) Stoltzfus. He was married 47 years on November 28 to Mabel (Miller) Stoltzfus.
Brownie worked as a painter for Hursh Painting Company. He attended Christian Fellowship Church and enjoyed baseball and was a Philadelphia Phillies fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two children, Curtis, married to Kelly (Earhart) Stoltzfus of Denver, and Bethany, married to Jacob Blasdel of Ashland, OH; seven grandchildren, Cade, Katrelle, Koen, Colten, Zane, Stetson, and Jacqueline; a sister, Rebecca, married to Mervin Stoltzfus of Kinzers; a brother, Melvin Stoltzfus of Morgantown; and step-sister, Naomi, married to Alvin Lapp of Canada.
Preceding him in death are two brothers, Omar and John Stoltzfus; a sister, Lavina Miller; two step-sisters, Esther Petersheim and Ruth Schrock and step-mother, Emma Petersheim Stoltzfus.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 4 at 3 pm at Christian Fellowship Church, 758 Spruce Road, New Holland, PA 17557 with the Rev. Dr. Doug Bozung and the Rev. Jim Hertzler officiating. Viewing will be held on Friday from 6-8 pm at Fairmount Homes, Farm Crest Chapel, 1100 Farm Crest Dr., Ephrata.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Christian Fellowship Church building fund, address above or to the ministry of Jake Blasdel https://secure-q.net/Donations/CCO/15821.
To send the family online condolences visit us at www.groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.