The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

May 6, 2014

Floyd Charles Bollinger

First U.M. member worked at National Castings


- — Floyd Charles Bollinger of 99 Todd Ave., Hermitage, formerly of Mercer, passed away at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after an extended illness. He was 87.

Mr. Bollinger was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, to Floyd Joseph Bollinger and Laura Verda McCall Bollinger.

He attended Mercer High School.

Mr. Bollinger was employed by the former National Castings Division of Midland-Ross Corp., Sharon, as a machinist for 28 years, and was a van driver for four years for The Herald in Sharon.

An Army veteran, he served two years in World War II and was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6345, Mercer.

Mr. Bollinger belonged to First United Methodist Church, Sharon.

His wife, the former Martha Ellen Mayne, whom he married Aug. 27, 1949, survives at the residence.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Linda, wife of Tim Overly; and a son, Charles Allen Bollinger Sr., all Mercer; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Dorothy Wheelock, Rita Brown, Vergeta “Peg” Shaffer and A. Letha Noland; and three brothers, Willis Edward Bollinger, Claude Jerome Bollinger and William “Bill” Carlyle Bollinger.


Floyd Charles, 87, of 99 Todd Ave., Hermitage, formerly of Mercer.

Calling hours: 11 a.m. to time of service Thursday (5-8-14) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 144 S. Pitt St., Mercer.

Service: Memorial service at noon Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Terry G. Shaffer, pastor of First United Methodist Church, Sharon, officiating.

Interment: Mount Washington Cemetery, Jefferson Township.