Brandt E. “Pap” Hoag, age 78, of New Freeport, PA, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019 in his home with his family by his side.
Born June 29, 1940, in Sharon, CT, he is the son of the late E. Dudley and Gladys (Leonard) Hoag.
Brandt was a resident of New Freeport for 40+ years. He was a member of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Waynesburg, PA. Brandt attended the Church of Christ in Hundred, WV and New Freeport, PA. He was a lifelong volunteer at the New Freeport Fire Department as Assistant Chief until January 2019 when his health no longer let him. Brandt was a Forest Firefighter and Volunteer Firefighter when he lived in Dover Plains NY, until he moved to New Freeport, PA. He was a Mechanic for Mountain Energy for 30 years until he retired in 2013. Brandt was known for his hard work. He would lend a helping hand to anyone that needed it. Brandt enjoyed helping his son. He loved watching and playing with his grandkids and great-grandkids.
He is survived by four children, Thomas (Shannon) Hoag, of New Freeport, PA, Melissa Hoag, New Freeport, PA, Heather (Billy) Dulaney, of New Freeport, PA and Kimberly (Paul) Bennett, of Junction City, KS; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Hoag, of Reidsville, NC and Larry (Gail) Hoag, of Dover Plains, NY.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three grandchildren, Christopher Hoag, Tiffany Eckles and Paul McDonnell, III.
Friends will be received on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Gilbert Ceniceros, officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, Center Twp, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Freeport Fire Department, 11 Main St., New Freeport, PA 15352.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.