August 16, 1936 - July 6, 2021
Ivan L. Loy, 84, of Pine Grove, died Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Marie D. Kessler Loy with whom he celebrated 61 years of marriage. Born in Pine Grove, Schuylkill County on August 16, 1936, he was the oldest son of the late Charles and Alma Moyer Loy. He retired as an assistant manager at Acme Markets after 40 years of service. He served in the 228th S&T Battalion of the PA Army National Guard for 21 years and retired with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a lifelong farmer. Ivan was a 1954 graduate of Pine Grove High School and a member of Salem Hetzel’s United Church of Christ, Washington Township. He was a member and Past Master of Pine Grove Masonic Lodge #409, F.& A.M. and served as the organization’s treasurer for 29 years. He was a member of the Pine Grove Senior Citizens, Grundsaw Lodge #5, Pine Grove, and was fluent in Pennsylvania Dutch. Surviving, in addition to his loving wife, are his daughter Marlene M. wife of Michael Troxell, Pine Grove; son Mark I. husband of Audrey Loy of Del Norte, CO; grandchildren Rachel M. Troxell and fiancé Colin J. Macfarlane, Matthew M. Troxell, and Amelia S. Loy; brother Dennis H. Loy; sister Irma L. Fessler; sister-in-law Anna Faye Loy; and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by sisters Edna Krammes and Helen Readinger, and brother Robert M. Loy. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, 5 Camp Meeting Rd. & Rt. 72N, Jonestown. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. A masonic service will begin at 11:45 a.m. prior to the visitation by Pine Grove Masonic Lodge, #409 F.& A.M. Inurnment with military honors will follow the service at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice for All Seasons Foundation, 280 S. Hill Dr., Grantville, PA 17028. Visit www.kreamerlumfh.com to share on-line condolences with the family or to view the livestream of the service (Jonestown location).
Ivan L. Loy, 84, of Pine Grove, died Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Marie D. Kessler Loy with whom he celebrated 61 years of marriage. Born in Pine Grove, Schuylkill... View Obituary & Service Information
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