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Georgia R. Himler

June 15, 1944 — December 1, 2023

Latrobe (Unity Twp.), PA

Georgia R. Himler passed away at Independence Health System Latrobe Hospital with her husband at her side on December 1, 2023, after a two-year brave fight with ALS disease.  Born on June 15, 1944, in Latrobe, she was the daughter of Ken and Sue Roby (Newingham).  She was a graduate of Latrobe High School and Geneva College.  Georgia was a retired teacher from Greater Latrobe, teaching first grade students for 35 years.  She never considered it to be a job, but rather a joy.  When she retired, for 20 years along with her husband Gary, she was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels America.  She was a member of the Latrobe Community Ministries (formerly Latrobe United Methodist Church).  A quiet, reserved lady, during retirement she was a member of three lunch groups.   She took great pleasure in organizing trips for friends and family.  Two to eight couples would travel together in many parts of the USA and the World.  She never uttered an unkind word about anyone.  She is survived by Gary, her husband of 57 years; three daughters: Ginger Link (Todd) of North Huntingdon, Heidi Conrad (Dave) of Latrobe, and Gretchen Himler (Latrobe); three grandchildren: Luke Conrad, Nathan and Libby Link, who became the great joys of her life; sister: Lenore Potthoff; and nephew: William Potthoff (Missy) and their children: Zach and Megan.  Family and friends will be received at a memorial gathering from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2023, at the FREDERICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650.  A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Latrobe Community Ministries, 440 Main St, Latrobe, PA 15650, with Rev. Dr. Chris Livermore officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Meals on Wheels of Latrobe; 128 Orchard Drive; Latrobe, PA  15650 or The ALS Association, Care Services; 416 Lincoln Ave; Pittsburgh, PA  15209.  To send condolences, please visit www.FrederickFuneralHome.com.

 

 

 

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Memorial Gathering

Monday, December 11, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Frederick Funeral Home, Inc.

1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

Family and friends will be received at a memorial gathering from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2023, at the FREDERICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650.

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Latrobe Community Ministries

440 Main Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Latrobe Community Ministries, 440 Main St, Latrobe, PA 15650, with Rev. Dr. Chris Livermore officiating.

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