Thomas Lynn Nolt, 84, Army vet, G.R. Sponaugle retiree, golfer, always willing to lend a hand

By on March 22, 2017

Surrounded by his loving family, Thomas Lynn Nolt, 84, passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017, in the Church of God Nursing Home, Carlisle.

Thomas was born in Strausstown on July 1, 1932, to Arthur H. and Pauline (Longsderff) Nolt and was raised in Lititz.

Preceding him in death were brothers: Arthur Nolt Jr. of Texas; Reginald Nolt of Conestoga; and sister: Pauline Kamm of Lititz.

He is survived by his older brother: Richard Nolt and wife Lin Yin of Lancaster; along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Tom enlisted in the Army after high school and met his wife, Marion Rose Skotek, during that time. Happily married for almost 60 years, they resided in Hershey where Tom was employed by G.R. Sponaugle and Sons for more than 35 dedicated years, as a superintendent in the electrical and plumbing fields.

Thomas is survived by two daughters: Linda N. Naugle, married to David Naugle, of Mount Holly Springs; and Cynthia Ann Lepperd, married to Michael K. Lepperd, of Carlisle; two grandsons: Kristoffer Jon Morris, and his wife Jessica, from East Waterford; Jonathan Michael Lepperd of Carlisle; and his beloved dog, Chloe.

In 2004, Tom and Marion moved to Carlisle to be closer to their daughters. Tom took up golfing and bowling, and in earlier years he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with friends. He was a great husband, fantastic father, and a reliable friend, always willing to lend a hand to anyone. He will be sadly missed.

Services were held March 22 at St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, Hershey. He was interred in Hershey Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tom’s name to the Salvation Army, or Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg.

Share condolences at hooverfuneralhome.com. Hoover Funeral Homes and Crematory, Linglestown/Hershey, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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