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John W. Fiedler

John Willard Fiedler, 86, of Avis, passed away, Nov. 14, 2020 at the Williamsport Hospital with his wife by his side.

He was born Aug. 26, 1934 in Loganton aka Sugar Valley, the son of the late Willard and Ruth (Kreighbaum) Fidler.

He was married to the former Mary L. (Welshans) and they spent many happy years together. John was a well known “self taught” auto repair mechanic and maintenance man. He worked for many years at Heller’s Garage in Avis and also at The Motor Mart in Jersey Shore.

John loved NASCAR and short track racing. He most enjoyed spending time with his wife and family.

John is survived by his wife, Mary; three stepsons, Gary K. Wasson, LaVern Wasson (Terri), Dwayne Wasson (Kelly) and a very special person, Brian Winn, all of whom reside in Jersey Shore.

He is also survived by four grandchildren, Nathan Wasson, Lily Wasson, Katie Wasson and Matt Wasson; two brothers, James Kreighbaum, of Avis and Gayle Kreighbaum, of Ohio and his sister Ann Holmes, of York.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Robert Fidler, who passed away December 2019.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Donations can be made in John’s memory to the Avis United Methodist Church, 215 Prospect Ave., Avis, Pa. 17721

Arrangements have been entrusted to Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore.

To share your memories or condolences with John’s family please visit www.rearickcarpenter.com.