Harold Neidich

Harold Z. Neidich, 92, of 100 St. Francis Dr. Bradford, formerly of 728 Wilson St., Franklin, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013, peacefully, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Oil City on November 1, 1920, he was a son of the late John and Sara (Zeigler) Neidich. He was a 1938 graduate of Franklin High School.

On September 3, 1946, in Franklin he married Opal (Beach) Neidich who died April 15, 2005.

He served in the U.S. Army from July 28, 1942 in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and was honorably discharged on December 3, 1945.

He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Franklin and locally attended First Presbyterian Church Bradford.

He worked as a printer at General Manifold Printing Company for more than 30 years and retired from Seneca Printing Company in Oil City.

Surviving is one son, Ross (Patty) Neidich, of Bradford; three grandchildren Lindsay (Michael) Gianoutsos of Pittsburgh, Katie Jo Neidich of Bradford and Michael (Jeannie) Edwards of Nicholson, GA; andone great-granddaughter Alexandria Edwards.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers John and Edward Neidich and two sisters Lois and Elizabeth.

Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from Noon to 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, at which time funeral services will be held with Rev. Catherine Randall Co-Pastor officiating. Committal services, Military Honors and burial will be held on Monday October 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Franklin Cemetery in Franklin with the Rev. Ed Gresick pastor of the Grace United Methodist Church officiating.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

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