Raymond W. Vogt September 8, 1936 April 5, 2013 Raymond W. Vogt, 76, of Port Matilda, went to be with the Lord April 5, 2013, at the Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. He was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Philadelphia, son of the late William and Laura Urbanski Vogt. On Sept. 8, 1962, he married Paula Huber, who survives at home. He was a graduate of Penn State University with a MS in Electrical Engineering. Ray was a U. S. Navy veteran serving in Airship Squadron Three during the Korean Conflict. Ray had worked in the Ionosphere & Radio Astronomy Dept. at Penn State. He was also an electronics consultant & designer. Ray was a member of the State College Assembly of God Church, a former deacon and enjoyed singing in the senior ensemble at local nursing homes. Anyone who knew Ray knew of his tremendous talents for building & inventing. He designed and built his family's home. Ray enjoyed weight lifting, motorcycles and sports cars. His strong Christian faith and bold witness inspired many. In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughter, Letita (Kevin) James, of Clemson, S.C. and Holly (William) Long, of Charlottsville, Va.; one sister, Lorraine Marshall, of Philadelphia; five grandchildren, Alexa, Robert, Danille, Josh & Michelle; and four great grandchildren, Gabriella, Aaliyah, Savaneh, & Isaiah. A Victory Celebration will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, in the State College Assembly of God Church, 2201 University Drive Ext. A reception will follow. Interment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the State College Assembly of God Church. Please mention for the senior ensemble. Arrangements entrusted to Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall. Online condolences to www.wetzlerfuneralhome.org.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Apr. 6, 2013