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William S. Otto

February 21, 1943 ~ December 6, 2020 (age 77)


William Stanley Otto

New Paris


William Stanley Otto, 77, of New Paris, passed away on December 6, 2020 at 5:51 p.m. at UPMC Altoona.

He was born on February 21, 1943 in Schellsburg; son of Stanley W. Otto & Freda I. (Custer) Otto.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Lee (Mitchell) Otto & daughter Shawna Ann Otto, 5 sister’s & 2 brothers.

He is survived by the following children, Tina A. Kaiser of Chambersburg, PA; William S. Otto of Frederick, MD; Dawn Otto of Manns Choice; Summer D. Otto of New Paris; Shania J. Otto of Bellefonte, PA; step daughter, Barbara Emerick of Bedford; sister, Nellie I. (Otto) Hall, married to Sam Hall of New Paris; 8 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, & 11 great grandchildren, and 6 step great grandchildren 

William was a life member of Post 9219 VFW Pleasantville & Bedford American Legion. 

He enjoyed hunting, Bowling, playing softball & baseball. He loved watching the Steelers, Pirates, and Penn State play. He loved his motorcycles.  And spending time with his family & friends. He was a loving husband & the best father & he will be missed dearly by everyone that knew him, especially his 5 children. 

He worked at Webster Manufactory in Tiffin, Ohio & Hedstrom in Bedford, Pa for many years until he retired. 

Private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Arrangements by the J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home.


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