LAVALE-Arthur Anthony “Art” Kalcher, 90, of LaVale, passed away on Tuesday October 19, 2021at Sterling Care Frostburg Village.
Born June 7, 1931 in Johnstown Pa, he was the son of the late Anthony and Cecilia (Orzechowski) Kalcher. He was preceded in death by his wife Marjorie Kalcher; brother Leonard Kalcher; sister Clara Marie Hanuska. Art was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Art was a United States Army Veteran and served during the Korean Era. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. Art was a very active member of the LaVale Lions Club where he was a Past President, Melvin Jones Fellow recipient, chairman of the convalescent equipment committee for many years, active in sight conservation and in any way that he could help his fellow Lions. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, working in his yard, and recently enjoyed learning to play the organ. Art was a graduate of Johnstown High School and was a meat cutter at the A&P Market.
Surviving are his daughter Cynthia Bowman and husband Ronnie; two grandchildren Jessany Willis and husband Ian and Julie Douglas and husband Justin; great-granddaughter Penny Grace Willis; several nieces, nephews, cousins and “special nieces”
The family will receive friends at the Bradley J. Duffy Funeral Home P.A. 1322 National Highway, LaVale on Thursday October 21, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m. The LaVale Lions Club will hold a memorial service at 6:45 p.m. The family requests that those attending would wear a mask.
A Funeral Service will be conducted at the funeral home immediately after at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Daniel Swanson officiating.
Interment will be private in Armagh Cemetery, Armagh Pa.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the LaVale Lions Club Sight Conservation Committee P.O. Box 3235 LaVale Maryland 21502
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