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Ira "Junior" Marvin Moats Jr.

April 7, 1934 — February 10, 2024

Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

Ira "Junior" Marvin Moats Jr.

Ira “Junior” Marvin Moats Jr., age 89, of Mercersburg, PA., passed away Saturday, February 10, 2024, at his residence.

Born Saturday, April 7, 1934, in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Ira and Mary Younker Moats Sr.

Junior worked at McKinley’s Food Market in Hancock, MD for over twenty years and worked as a mechanic at Kirk Ford Sales in Hancock.  

He loved to hunt and enjoyed farming.  He was a loving and kind brother and friend and will be sadly missed by family, friends, and the community he served.

Junior was a dedicated volunteer for the Hancock Fire Company for over sixty years.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by two daughters, Donna Schetrompf and Linda McCusker; one granddaughter, Penny Schetrompf; two sisters, Patsy Barnhart, and Estalene Dyer; and his companion of over twenty-two years, Margie McCray.

Junior is survived by his son, Randy L Moats of Hancock; daughter, Norma Evans of Hancock; two sisters, Shelby Hovermale of Hancock, and Doris Barker of Berkeley Springs; two brothers, Ricky Moats of McConnellsburg and Kenneth Moats of Chambersburg; and several nieces and nephews.  

Funeral service will be held Monday, February 19, 2024, at 12:00pm with a two-hour visitation prior to the service at Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, 14904 Orchard Ridge Road, Hancock, MD 21750.  Pastor Harry Strite will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Stone Bridge Church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hancock Volunteer Fire Company, 3 Fulton Street, Hancock, MD. 21750.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grove-Rogowski Funeral Home, 141 West Main St., Hancock, MD. Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.grfuneralhome.net.

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Visitation

Monday, February 19, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren

14904 Orchard Ridge Rd, Hancock, MD 21750

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 19, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren

14904 Orchard Ridge Rd, Hancock, MD 21750

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