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Sidney Lawrence Hatch

September 11, 1940 — June 17, 2020

Sidney Lawrence Hatch, age 79, of Overton, PA, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020.


Sid was born on September 11, 1940, a son of the late Otis G. & Florence Ada Molyneux Hatch. He graduated from the Loyalsock Area High School in Estella, PA, a member of the class of 1958. After High School, Sid honorably served in the Unites States Army from 1958 to 1962.


          He married the former Janet Marshall of Dushore, PA, on July 10, 1965, and they celebrated their 54th anniversary last year.


          Sid began working for RCA in Lancaster, as a computer programmer. He continued his education in Harrisburg for several years.  He then worked for Sperry New Holland as a computer programmer until his retirement in 1998.  After retiring they moved to the Cahill in Overton Township. 


          Sid was very active in the community; he served as president of the Sullivan County Fair Association, was vice-president of the Sullivan County Bow Festival, and was the Adjutant for A.J. Bird Memorial Post # 384 V.F.W. in New Albany. He was also a member of the McDermott Post #452 American Legion, Mildred, PA.


          He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and especially golfing at the Eagles Mere Country Club.  He also made his own maple syrup from his property.  His greatest love and joy was his family, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and uncle and will be missed by all who knew him.




Janet M. Hatch                                                      at Home

Daughter and son-in-law:

Susanne Marie & John Armbrust II                          Conway, SC


Son and daughter-in-law:

James Lee & Heather Hatch                                    Tempe, AZ


Three grandchildren:

Karli Marie Armbrust and Zack Piskurich                 Allison Park, PA

John Kyle Armbrust                                                Reinholds, PA

Katy Marie Hatch                                                   Tempe, AZ


Great grandchildren

Emerson Piskurich

Jack Piskurich



Arlu Ross                                                    Tucson, AZ


Two brothers:

David (Doris) Hatch                                     Overton, PA

Robert (Virginia) Hatch                                Willow Street, PA


Sister-in-law & brother-in-law:

Janice (Jack) Walsh                                      Overton, PA


He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.


          Private Family Funeral Services will be held at the Millview Wesleyan Church, with the Rev. William J. Hargenrader, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow with graveside Military Services will be accorded in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton, PA, with the US Army Honors Detail.


        Memorial contributions in his memory, may be sent to the Sullivan County Fair Association, % Deveron Wilcox, PO Box 122, Forksville, PA 18616.


        Arrangements are under the direction of the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614


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