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Thomas E. "Ike" Hertzog

June 5, 1933 ~ October 19, 2018 (age 85)

Thomas E. "Ike" Hertzog 85 of Jeannette died Friday October 19, 2018 at home.  He was born June 5, 1933 in Jeannette a son of the late Isaac Thomas Hertzog and Mary Ellen (Ruffner) Hertzog.  Prior to retirement he was employed by Penn DOT and he was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the US Navy.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Jeannette, an avid golfer and sportsman and enjoyed watching sports especially when his grandchildren participated.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Roberta Bollinger and Jean Tragesser.  He is survived by his wife of 61 years Rose Marie (Robb) Hertzog, his children Gwyn Zollinger and her husband Matthew of Jeannette, Thomas E. Hertzog Jr. of Apollo and Greg Hertzog and his wife Lisa of Mt. Pleasant.  nine grandchildren Sean, Courtney, Tara, Isaac, Shane, Parker, Paige, Benjamin and Ty, a sister Elizabeth "Bettie" Irwin of Michigan and numerous nieces and nephews.  Services were private.  Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. Jeannette, PA entrusted with arrangements. The family suggests memorial contributions to either the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.   To send online condolences visit

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