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Bruce H. Hollister

April 27, 1933 - July 24, 2019

Service Date: July 26, 2019

Funeral Home James Wilson Funeral Home

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 12:00pm in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Rd. Lake Ariel with services by the Rev. Willard Black.
Friends may call from 9:30am until the time of service at the Funeral Home.
Private Interment, Elmdale Cemetery, Jefferson Twp.
In lieu of the flowers, the family request memorial contributions in Bruce’s memory be made to Traditional Hospice, 113 West Drink St. Dunmore, PA 18512 or The Elmdale Cemetery, c/o Jason Hollister, 1518 Mt. Cobb Road, Jefferson Twp, PA 18436.

Bruce Horace Hollister, 86 of Lake Ariel, went home to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday morning at home following an illness. He married his wife of 65 years, the former Roberta Anna Schafer on November 12, 1953 in the Elmdale Church.
Born April 27, 1933 in Hollisterville, he was the son of the late Horace and Alta Brown Hollister. He attended Jefferson School in Jefferson Twp. He was an over the road truck driver for Troyler Corp. and Arco Auto Companies. Prior to retirement in 2005 he was employed at Lake Wallenpaupack Marinas for 19 years and retired from Lighthouse Harbor Marina. He was a member of the Elmdale Bible Church where he served faithfully for many years. A United States Army Veteran, he served his country in the Korean War.
Bruce’s greatest joy was spending time with his loving wife, Roberta. He enjoyed Trucking, Hunting, and family holidays and special events with all the family.
Also surviving are a daughter Deborah Gromlich and her husband Dale of Madison Twp; sons Darrell Hollister and his wife Joann of Lake Ariel, Bradley Hollister and his wife JoAnne of Jefferson Twp, and Tom Hollister and his wife Susan of South Canaan; a sister Verona Williams and her husband Tom of Tunkhannock; a brother Rev. Harold Hollister and his wife Rev. Ruth Hollister of Waynesboro, PA; grandchildren Stephanie, Stacy, Jason, Ashley, Chad, John, Benjamin, and Grace; great grandchildren Tyler, Cameron, Cheyenne, Autumn, Brayden, Zane, and Finley; many nieces, nephews, cousins.
He was preceded in death by sisters Elma June Shaffer, Martha Ball, and Bonnie Hollister; grandparents Tracy and Susan Hollister and Leon and Emma Brown.
The family would like to thank the Traditional Hospice for their compassionate care, especially Shawn, Colton, Nancy, Melissa, Kim, and Kathy.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 12:00pm in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Rd. Lake Ariel with services by the Rev. Willard Black.
Friends may call from 9:30am until the time of service at the Funeral Home.
Private Interment, Elmdale Cemetery, Jefferson Twp.
In lieu of the flowers, the family request memorial contributions in Bruce’s memory be made to Traditional Hospice, 113 West Drink St. Dunmore, PA 18512 or The Elmdale Cemetery, c/o Jason Hollister, 1518 Mt. Cobb Road, Jefferson Twp, PA 18436.

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