Obituary for Albert J. Kolaric Sr.
Albert J. Kolaric, Sr., 67, of Hummelstown, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018, in the Community General Osteopathic Hospital.
Born in Hummelstown on July 14, 1950, he was the son of the late Frank M. Kolaric, Sr. and Catherine E. Behrens Kolaric.
Albert was a graduate of Lower Dauphin High School, Hummelstown. He was an US Air Force veteran having served during the Vietnam era and Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Albert retired from the Air National Guard as an aircraft mechanic and also worked in maintenance for the former TRW. He was a member of the American Legion Post 265, Hummelstown and the VFW Post in Hummelstown and Hershey. Albert enjoyed repairing small engines, hunting both deer and EBay deals, and spending time with family. He was proud to be “Pap Pap” to his only grandchild Grant.
In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Duncan Kolaric; and brothers, James R. Kolaric and Paul E. Kolaric.
Albert is survived by his sons, Albert J. Kolaric, Jr. of Hummelstown and Chad M. Kolaric husband of Lindsey of Mechanicsburg; grandson, Grant D. Kolaric; three brothers, Frank M. Kolaric, Jr., Stanley A. Kolaric, and Ivan J. Kolaric husband of Wanda all of Hummelstown; two sisters, Judith M. Weaver wife of Paul and Diane R. Dougherty wife of Gerald both of Hummelstown; two sisters-in-law, Geraldine N. Kolaric of Rutherford and Ethel M. Kolaric of Hummelstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 26, 2018, at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown. Interment with military honors will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg. Friends are invited to viewings in the funeral home on Sunday, February 25, 2018, from 4 to 6 PM, and again on Monday from 10 AM until time of the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be sent to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.
Online condolences may be shared on www.trefzandbowser.com