We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Hughesville Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.
Rudolph E. “Rudy” Remsnyder, 72, of Hughesville, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
Born July 19, 1949 in Muncy Valley, he was raised in Sullivan County by his Uncle and Aunt, Butch and Rose Krause and graduated from Sullivan County High School in 1969.
He was married to the former Nancy Bitler who preceded him in death on May 19, 1996. On August 11, 2006 he married the former Sharon L. Sones and they have celebrated 15 years of marriage.
Rudy was a self-employed concrete and masonry contractor, having owned and operated R.E. Remsnyder Masonry of Hughesville for many years. He was a member of Pine Tree Hunting Club, the Sons of the American Legion, and former member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, all of Hughesville. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved taking fishing trips to Canada with his family and friends. He was an avid Penn State football fan and enjoyed watching car races. He loved the company of his pet dogs over the years, but most important to him were the times he spent with his children and grandchildren.
Surviving besides his wife, Sharon Remsnyder at home, are his sons: Shawn Remsnyder and his wife Dawn of Cogan Station; Kevin Remsnyder and his wife Tina of Hughesville; and Duane Cotner and his wife Jen of Onsted, MI; a daughter, Nicole Pauling and her husband Tim of Mechanicsburg; six grandchildren: Cole, Olivia, and Bella Remsnyder, Nathan and Spencer Cotner, and Garyn Pauling; five sisters: Sandra Barto of Hughesville, Christine Haag of Williamsport, Karen Phillips and Cindy Whitford, both of Hughesville, and Fonda Remsnyder of Montgomery; and a large extended family of nieces, nephews, and an “adopted” son, Gary Phillips of Muncy.
Preceding him in death besides his Uncle and Aunt, Butch and Rose Krause, and his first wife, Nancy Remsnyder, was a sister, Vickie Remsnyder and a special brother-in-law, Gary Barto and his sister-in-law Marilyn Farrar.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Hughesville Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, Inc., 5069 Route 220 Highway, Hughesville, where the funeral service will be held at 1:00PM with Pastor Larry Leland of Faith United Methodist Church, Montoursville officiating. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family in Picture Rocks Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in his memory be made to the previously established Remsnyder Memorial Scholarship Fund thru the East Lycoming School District. Please make payments payable to East Lycoming School District Scholarship Fund and mail to East Lycoming School, Attn: District Office, 349 Cemetery Street, Hughesville, PA 17737. Please note “Remsnyder Scholarship Fund” with your donation.
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