Harold O. "Hud" Wetzel II, 68, of Indiana, PA passed away peacefully at his home on February 23, 2021.
Hud was born September 1, 1952 in Punxsutawney, PA, the only son to the late Harold and Grace Wetzel.
After graduating from Punxsutawney Area High School in 1970, he continued his education at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Being self employed as a very meticulous craftsman, skilled in all areas of construction, he also acquired his certification in HVAC, and maintained his eye for perfection, until his recent retirement. Hud was a member of the Red Barn Sportsman’s Club of Homer City, the Walston Club of Punxsutawney and a lifetime member of the NRA.
As an avid reader, he was able to explore his family lineage which included the historical figure Lewis Wetzel, the famous frontiersman.
He is survived by his three sisters, Sue (Wayne) Glenn, of Concord, NC, Deborah (Dick) Dale of Punxsutawney, Denise (Don) Johnson of Indiana, and his step-mother Helen Wetzel of Northumberland, PA. Along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends, he was greatly loved and will be extremely missed by all. His mother, Grace Wetzel of Punxsutawney, PA, his father Harold O. Wetzel, of New Castle, PA and his niece Amy Leigh Johnson of Indiana, PA preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home in Indiana, PA with a private interment following.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your local library in his name or the charity of your choice.
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