Harry George "Topper" Martz (1952 - 2017)

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Harry ""Topper"" George Martz, 64, of Brockway, Pa., passed away in the comfort of his home on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, surrounded by his family.
Topper was born in Brookville, Pa., to Marjorie Suzanne Bowley and David Martz on Dec. 16, 1952.  He graduated from Brockway Area High School in 1972. He was employed by Brockway Mould for 38 years.  Topper enjoyed coaching and participating in numerous sports in the Brockway area for many years.  He was an avid golfer, hunter and loved spending time in the Florida Keys. Above all, he cherished every moment with his family and grandchildren.
He married Donna Aravich on May 12, 2001.  He is survived by his wife, Donna and children Lizz Santos, Suizi Carr (Ken), Jamie Isenberg (Bob), Charles Martz (Beth), Dana Aravich (Branden Van Oss) and Evan Aravich (Louise). He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Mackenzye and Carter Santos; Bret (Alicia) and Corey Carr; Lily, Emma and Addison Isenberg; Faith and Hope Martz, as well as his great-granddaughter, Lyla Mae Carr. He is also survived by his brothers: Thomas David Martz, Dean Martz, Randy Martz and Barry Martz. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ron Martz.
Memorial service will be held at the Brockway Presbyterian Church on Main Street, Brockway, Pa., on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at 1 p.m. with receiving hours from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Brockway Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.  The family requests donations to the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center for Sarcoma Research, (412) 623-4700, or the Oncology Hematology Associate of Northern Pennsylvania, in lieu of flowers.
Topper lived life to its fullest, always finding the good in any situation and enjoyed a hearty laugh.
Family will be excepting online condolences at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 10, 2017