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Arthur James Nace Sr.

November 21, 1949 ~ December 9, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Arthur Nace Sr. Obituary

Arthur J. Nace Sr.

1949 - 2023


Arthur J. Nace Sr. 74, of Lansford, entered into eternal rest Saturday, December 9, 2023 in his residence. He was the husband of Virginia L. (Derr) Nace. They celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on August 2, 2023. Born in Lehighton, he was a son of the late William T. and Catherine (Davenspeck) Nace. He was employed as a custodian for the Panther Valley School District until his retirement in 2012. He was of the Lutheran faith. Arthur enjoyed tinkering with cars, but especially loved his time spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving along with his wife are daughters Teresa Weirch and her husband Ed of Lansford, Catherine Luffman and her husband Greg of West Virginia, and Mary Nace and her husband Rickie Ruch of Lansford, sons Arthur Nace Jr. of Oil City, PA and Mikey Nace of Lansford; brothers William Nace and his wife Naomi of Lehighton and Willard Nace and his companion Audrey of Lansford; 12 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister Elida Nace and Annamae Hartranft and a brother Thomas.

Funeral Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. The Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.  Online condolences at

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